Neil Herrington is senior vice president for the Americas Department at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. His portfolio includes executive management of the department’s programs, councils, and hemispheric policy initiatives. Herrington also serves as executive vice president of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA), and as president of the U.S.-Cuba Business Council, the U.S.-Colombia Business Council and the U.S.-Argentina Business Council.
Prior to joining the Chamber in 2014, Herrington pursued a diverse internationally focused career in marketing, strategic planning, and trade in both the private and public sectors. His experience in international trade includes a stint as director of the State of California Office of Trade and Investment in Mexico City and service with the U.S. Trade Representative, where he was senior adviser to the deputy USTR for Asia and Africa.
In addition, Herrington worked with Defense contractor Raytheon in strategic planning as division lead for offset contracts. He also worked with General Motors in multiple international marketing and strategic planning roles.
Herrington lived and worked throughout the Americas and speaks both Spanish and Portuguese. He holds a B.A. in political science from Occidental College, an M.A. in international affairs from the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute, and an M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.