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Russ Rodgers is the principal for “Export/Import Expert.” Russ has 32 years of small business experience in all facets of business operation from marketing to operations to planning.


He has a unique understanding of the needs and idiosyncrasies of other cultures and of international business.

Russ Rodgers has over 30 years in commercial real estate, finance, business management, sales, marketing, retailing and brokerage. He offers his clients a superior level of insight and consultative services. He is especially familiar with closely held corporations and sole proprietor businesses. His career has taken him to (40) countries around the globe. He has an outstanding knowledge base of the entire state of Florida and has traveled to (50) of Florida's (65) counties and (45) of the United States. He has lived and worked in the following states, Michigan, California, Indiana, Hawaii, Minnesota, Georgia and Florida. Russ specializes in the hospitality industry, hotels, motels, B&B's, restaurants, service businesses, distributors, manufacturing and distribution. He has sold millions of dollars of worth of real estate including B&B's, Motels, Hotels and Businesses of all kinds. Russ can assist you with all commercial financing needs from SBA loans to conventional commercial property loans. He graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors Degree in Advertising (East Lansing, MI) and an MBA in Management from St. Leo University (St. Leo, FL). Russ has done additional degree work at Valencia Community College (Orlando, FL), Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL), University of South Florida (St. Petersburg, FL), Florida International University (North Miami, Fl and Seminole, FL), Southern Cross University (Lismore, NSW, Australia) and Bellermine College (Louisville, KY). He is presently completing requirements to become a CHB (Certified Hotel Broker). Licenses held include State of Florida, Real Estate Broker, State of Florida, Mortgage Brokerage Business and State of Florida, Licensed Mortgage Broker. He is a former member of the faculty of St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida and is presently a member of the faculty of Canyon College (, Caldwell, ID and a past Adjunct Faculty member of Schiller International University, Dunedin, Florida and Saint Leo University, St. Leo, Florida, USA.

Russ has founded, operated and owned several small businesses and the founded the following websites.

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3178 Hyde Park Dr.
Clearwater, Florida 33761
Phone:(727) 639-4398 * 24-Hrs *
Fax: (727) 785-2451* 24-Hrs *
Skype: Marine19765431
Export / Import Agent - US
Russell W. Rodgers