Contact Us

General Contacts

Mailing Address

Minnesota Trade Office
1st National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E200
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1351
View map and directions

Telephone & Email

Main:       651-259-7499  
Toll Free: 800-657-3858
TTY:        800-366-2906 or 651-282-6142  
Fax:        651-296-3555  
Email:     Mto.TradeAssistance@state.mn.us

Trade Helpline

651-259-7498





Staff Contacts

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Kathleen Motzenbecker
Executive Director
(651) 259-7489

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Ed Dieter
Deputy Director
(651) 259-7481

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Jackie Geiger
Executive Assistant
(651) 259-7485

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Li King Feng
International Trade Representative
Greater China
(651) 259-7484

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Paul Hansen
International Trade Representative
Africa & Middle East
(651) 259-7486

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Gloria Henck
Education Programs
Coordinator
(651) 259-7487

Hank Imm 

Hank Imm  
MTO Foreign Office  
Seoul, South Korea  

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Rachel Limón  
International Trade Representative 
Latin America & Caribbean 
(651) 259-7492

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Barbara Mattson  
International Trade Representative 
Canada & Mexico (NAFTA) 
(651) 259-7490

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Tim Odegard  
International Trade 
Representative 
India, Pakistan & 
Central/South Asia 
(651) 259-7491

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Jeffrey Phillips  
International Trade Representative 
Europe & Russia 
(651) 259-7493


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Laurence Reszetar  
Director
Office of Foreign Direct Investment 
(651) 259-7488


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Steve Riedel  
International Trade Representative 
Southeast Asia & 
Energy & Environment Industries 
(651) 259-7494

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Ning Shao
MTO Foreign Office
Shanghai, China

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Mary Jo Stangl  
International Education Adviser 
STEP Program Coordinator 
(651) 259-7495

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Sarah Walbert  
International Trade Representative 
Medical and Bioscience Industries 
(651) 259-7482