Susan Sadocha

No. 270: Med-tech in China, shorter mastheads in Uniondale and New York’s front-line role in America’s ‘economic civil war’

Any Kiowa Indians in the house? If so, have an especially peaceful and pleasant Jan. 5, known also as “The Night the Stars Fell” to the Kiowa and other Northern Plains tribes, in reference to an unusually intense meteor shower – the second such “storm” in six weeks – recorded on this date in 1834. Speaking of bomb cyclones: Winter Storm Grayson lived up to its bitter billing this week, but take a bow (carefully)…

Global NY Fund roadshow to hit Bethpage

A road tour promoting state stipends for New York companies looking to expand abroad is coming to Bethpage. The Global NY Fund Tour is a series of informational sessions scheduled in each of New York’s 10 economic-development regions, designed to inform small- and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits about the new $35 million fund and other available resources. The tour, which kicked off Wednesday with a press event at an Albany hotel, is slated to hit…

The Debrief: Susan Sadocha helps innocents abroad

As director of one of the U.S. Commerce Department’s 100-plus U.S. Export Assistance Centers, you might say Susan Sadocha is in the foreign intelligence business, with firsthand experience – so far – in more than 15 countries. The LIU graduate, who earned a master’s in international relations at Boston University and did 18 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agriculture Service, talks about her essential, not-so-secret service for Long Island businesses selling abroad….