Scarbrough International, Ltd. — Kansas City’s Corporate Headquarters is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Ekstrand as our Director of Sales.  Kevin is a Licensed Customs Broker and Executive with more than 16 years of International Trade Experience.


He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the World Trade Center Kansas City and actively participates in the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of American along with attending many   industry related events.  His extensive knowledge of the U.S. Customs regulations,  experience dealing with U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  and history of company growth make Kevin the perfect fit to direct our sales activity.

As a leading Customs Broker in the Midwest we pride ourselves in our longstanding partnerships with our clients.  Just recently,   Scarbrough enhanced its website, created a “Scarbrough Mobile App” and shipping tools at our customers’ finger tips, allowing us to focus on providing the best customer service out there.  We continually find better ways to partner with our customers to improve their efficiencies and positions in the supply chain. Just one of the ways we can sell our services – we just get better and better at what we do, thus making our partners better at what they do.

Jeannie Scarbrough, Chief Operations Officer and President of Scarbrough International, Ltd. comments, “Providing exceptional service to our clients includes the ability to attract experienced executives to our team.”in the Midwest we pride ourselves in our longstanding partnerships with our clients.

In reply, Kevin Ekstrand states, “I’m excited to have the opportunity to work for the premier Customs Broker in the Midwest region.  Time and time again Scarbrough proves to be an industry leader, from being one of the first Brokers to begin transmitting in ACE back when ACE started in 2009 to being one of twenty brokers currently participating in the CBP ‘Simplified Entry Pilot’.  Scarbrough is always the first to deliver for its clients thus always living up to its reputation.”