Stu Follen

Chairman and Co-Founder of hoopla Global and Advisory Board Member of the Port of Portland, Stuart Follen has spent more than 30 years in the agriculture and agri-products industry, close to 20 of those years conducting business in China following the establishment of an office in Qingdao in 1999.  Having created a global group of companies involved in farming, production, packaging, warehousing as well as import and export of value added goods, Stuart brings his vast import/export knowledge and experience and his unparalleled resources, relationships and network to the hoopla Global team. Today the Follen Group of companies moves an average of 500 containers of products overseas a month, while maintaining offices in Central America, China, Japan and the United States.