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 Resume of Jeffrey M. Dilley 1828 Riggs Place, NW, Suite 3 Washington, DC 20009

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Summary:GlobalTrade and Investment Industry: Management, Technology Solutions and Investment.

Director, Advisor and Entrepreneur: International Commerce, Strategic Planner, Industrial and Investment Properties and Business-to-Business Solutions.  A diversity of experience across management, finance, marketing and sales, operations, business development, strategic policy and planning in both the public and private sectors of the world economy.  Related to international economic development, trade promotion and small and medium enterprise (SME) has carried out over sixty business trips to Asia/Vietnam, since January 1994. Featured Speaker, Emerging Market and Industries of Vietnam, Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), April 2007, New Orleans, USA. Speaker: Vietnam Recovered Paper, U.S. Paper Stock Institute, November 2007, Phoenix, USA. Wrote Vietnam: The Pearl of Asia, U.S. Recycling Magazine, September 2007.  Speaker: How To Attract American Investors, Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 2008, Thy Hoa City, December 2008 and Danang City, November 2009. Consultant: to Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency. 2001 to 2008.


EXSERO Limited ... International Commerce Operations & Investment Consulting

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Washington, DC.  June 1972 - Present.

EXSERO is a global commerce company based in trade management, investment and solutions. EXSERO is currently focused on U.S. and Vietnam Bilateral Trade across many sectors and companies. EXSERO carries out: Export and Project Consulting, to include sourcing and representation, outsourcing, in equipment, products and materials, in the furnishings, construction, environmental and technology sectors; Investment Operations, to include properties, companies and manufacturing; and Trade Promotion, to include wood, furniture, seafood and small and medium enterprise (SME) trade actions.

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Since 1994:  Focused on Vietnam and U.S. Bilateral Actions:

Managing a trade, international business relations and strategic consulting services firm focused on business, industry and trade development. Carries out enhanced export management, manufacturers' agent, country manager, retained direct marketing, financial engineering, representative networking, distributive and co-partner relationships and investment activities. Trades and sources principally in Asia/Vietnam and the U.S. Carries out actions in: infrastructure, energy, transportation, industrial, seafood, private label, amusement, leisure, medical, healthcare, and environmental products and services. 

Other Experiences:

Chairman, George Bush 41 Presidential Election Campaign, International Economic Issues Group, 1986-88:  Established the international economic, Pacific, energy, and defense issues groups.  Actively managed the largest issues group composed of legal, trade, and economic and political professionals.  The international economic issues group (globalization) focused on strategy, state of the economy, international trade, capital flows, competitiveness, world debt and development, and national economic security.  Served in a similar campaign issues capacity in 1992. Slated for a US State Department appointment concerning Vietnam in a potential second Bush 41 term, in 1993.

Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve 1968-2002:  Direct Presidential Appointment, 1968.  Department of Defense, 1973-94, Served as an individual mobilization augmentee (IMA), at the Pentagon and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), as a Joint Staff and Foreign Area Officer-Economist-Instructor, in strategic, command, consultative and conceptual duties which involved management, information development and production, global economic analysis, strategic policy development and joint, combined, allied defense issues. 1982 Resident Graduate, Army Command and General Staff College. Served in Vietnam, 1969-70, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), CORDS, civil-embassy-division advisor, carried out extensive all-source coordination, airborne, and command responsibilities.  Awarded Bronze Star, Air Medal. Retired 2002.

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Trade and Investment Consultant, World Congress, LLC, Boston, MA:  Developed and carried out with others the first major Washington, DC Business and Investment in Vietnam Conference, May 1994. Developed the Vietnamese delegation to the conference that was headed by the person who is a recent former President of Vietnam and another who is now the Vietnam Minister of Investment and Planning.  Similar relationships remain in Vietnam's state enterprises, and other public and private trading entities. Advised the Washington, DC World Economic Development Congresses, in 1994 and 1996.


New York University, Advanced course work, Ph.D. International Business, 1972.

University of Pittsburgh, Master of Public Administration (MPA), Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), Urban and International Management, 1971.

University of Wisconsin, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Economics, Business, History, 1967.


Milwaukee World Trade Association (MWTA),The International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITA), and the Reserve Officers Association and the Military Officers Association of America.

1967 - 1992: Selected Activities.

Principal, Composite Resolution Corporation, Washington, DC:  Directed an asset recovery consultancy organization during the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) era.  1990-92.

Financial Consultant, Walker & Company, Reston, Virginia.  Developed and coordinated an equity and debt raising activity to re-capitalize a suburban office portfolio.  1990.

Director of Consulting and Investment Services, L. J. Hooker International, Inc., an Australian international property firm, Washington, DC:  Coordinated the disposition and acquisition of major commercial properties portfolios for the USA Mid-Atlantic region and nationally.  1987-90.

President, The READ Group, Washington, DC:  Developed and managed with investors, two early, real estate owned, marketing, and financial, information and asset management firms related to distressed properties, portfolio and workouts.  Development an early major national, asset recovery database -Readnet and recovery activities before the advent of the RTC.  1986-87.

Commercial Realty Broker, Scripps Howard, Coakley & Williams, American Youth Hostels, and many others, Washington, DC: Disposition of a city block, studies and acquisitions. 1976-92. 

Energy Consultant, Applied Research Laboratory, U. S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC: Assessed coal-synfuel project sitings and resource relationships in the Western US.  1979-80. 

Technology Consultant, U.S. Army Research Institute-Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Alexandria, Virginia: Provided human factors, management control, and resource/prioritizing and modeling services. Early information systems work which contributed to the "grid" computer and Internet technology.  1973-75.

Technology Consultant, Planning Systems, Inc., McLean, Virginia:  Provided research services.  1974.

Strategy Consultant, Georgetown Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC: Carried out strategic operations research under a Ford Foundation Grant.  1974.

Economic Development Consultant, National Council for Urban Economic Development (CUED), Washington, DC: Served as Assistant Executive Director, industrial and economic development actions.  1973-74

International Consultants' and Manufacturer's Representative, Washington, DC:  Actions in World Bank, Inter-American and US EX-IM Bank projects and contracts.  1973.

Vietnam Consultant, Washington, DC: Featured in a February 1973 Hearst newspaper article about redevelopment and reconstruction of Vietnam for business development and export. 1970-1973.

Assistant City Manager - Monroeville, Pennsylvania: Carried out general administration, systems design, program and project evaluation, analysis and inter-governmental liaison.  1971-72.

Economics Instructor - University of Wisconsin-RCA Services, 16th U.S. Jobs Center, McCoy, and the Milwaukee Area Technical College, Wisconsin:  Developed and taught job corps economics education and community college economics and psychology.  1967-68.

College Years:

Life Insurance Sales: Equitable of Iowa and Aid Association for Lutherans, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

International Construction Equipment Sales: Rex-Chain Belt, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Key Reference;

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Sep 1972Dec 1972

Ph.D. course work