July 21, 2021: President Biden announced he is nominating Judith D. Pryor for First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Ms. Pryor has over 25 years of leadership experience in international business, finance, trade, and public policy, primarily in the high tech, satellite, and international finance sectors. She currently serves as a Senate-confirmed member of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Board of Directors. Her portfolio encompasses Africa and the Middle East, renewable energy, storage and efficiency, and women and minority-owned businesses. Ms. Pryor previously served for nearly seven years in the Obama-Biden Administration at OPIC, now the U.S. International Development Finance Corp. As Vice President, External Affairs she was responsible for congressional and public affairs, communications, and U.S. small business development. Before entering public service, Ms. Pryor held senior leadership positions with companies in the satellite industry including WorldSpace Satellite Radio and COMSAT. She began her career in the Washington offices of Gray & Co., continuing with the firm after its acquisition by Hill and Knowlton Public Affairs Worldwide. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she holds a B.A. in Communication from Bowling Green State University.