Our Team

Jeramie Maxwell


Jeramie has spent his entire career in the trade finance and trade credit insurance industry.  Prior to founding Impello Global in 2017, Jeramie managed Wells Fargo's structured trade finance, cross border lending, and EXIM Bank short, medium, and long term programs for the West and Mountain regions and worked with companies throughout the US to help expand and finance their businesses globally.   


Jeramie's experience in the trade finance industry is unique.  Having worked as a lender, advisor, and broker, he has a reputation as someone who works outside of the box to help his clients improve and grow their business.  Whether its a small business insurance policy or a billion-dollar cross-border loan facility, Jeramie's done it.  


Jeramie, an Ohio native, credits his time at university in London for opening his eyes and moving to San Francisco for expanding his mind.  He now lives on Bainbridge Island with his wife, Ali, and their two sons, Mason and Oliver.  In their spare time, you can find them on their boat somewhere in Puget Sound.

Trish McCarthy


Trish has 35 years of experience in the international trade finance and credit and political risk insurance industries.  Prior to joining Impello Global, Trish held executive leadership roles with Marsh JLT Specialty, International Risk Consultants, US Bank, PNC Bank, and Chase/Bank One.
Trish has a reputation in the industry for being honest, clear, and sincere which helps her enjoy long-term and strong relationships with clients and underwriters.  With experience in both international letters of credit and export credit insurance policy compliance, Trish has the ability to teach customers how to use these risk mitigation tools to help them grow sales and get paid.

Trish, a native of Dayton, Ohio, relocated to Boise, Idaho in 2020 with her husband Tom, where she enjoys hiking, reading, environmental activism, and becoming an engaged member of her new communities.

Peter Frankl


Peter's career spans over 45 years in international trade finance, holding senior-level positions in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia, and North America.  Peter has spent the majority of his career focused on structured trade finance, commodity trade finance, and trade risk management.  He is also an accomplished public speaker and a prior adjunct professor, teaching trade finance at Singapore Management University.  Throughout Peter's career, Peter held senior-level positions with Standard Charter Bank, West LB AG, MUFG Bank, KBC Bank, and CIMB Bank.   


A British native, Peter spent 20 years in Singapore before moving to Oregon in 2018 to be closer to his family and grandchildren. Peter and his wife, Nina live in southern Oregon and enjoy spending time with their family and getting involved in the local community by speaking with students about other young people about both domestic and international trade and trying to provide a different career perspective for them to consider.

Alex McCombs



Alex brings a diverse specialty finance background to Impello Global comprised of Corporate, Middle Market, ABL and International experience.   Prior to joining Impello Global in his new role as Market Executive and Head of EXIM Bank Programs, he held senior-level positions in San Francisco with PNC Bank, Industrial Commercial Bank of China, Wells Fargo Bank, and was Bank of America's EXIM Bank National Program Manager.


Alex is known in the marketplace for his client driven focus, structuring creativity and his ability to successfully balance the sales and credit objectives of banks, insurers, buyers and suppliers across the globe. From individual EXIM Working Capital Programs for growing exporters to complex cross border collateralized financings, Alex has a proven track record of making deals happen and building long term client relationships.  


Alex, a Texas native, attributes his career focus on trade finance to his formative overseas living experience in Europe, the Middle East and Singapore. He lives in Oakland, CA with his three children and for recreation enjoys riding motorcycles, sailing and playing golf.


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