Mr. Alston is Chief Executive Officer of American River Group of Companies and President of American River Brokerage Services Ltd., a premiere international trade and logistics consulting firm. He also is the founder, CEO, and President of the Alston Group. Mr. Alston is regarded as a premiere Customs Regulatory expert, licensed customhouse broker, and Global Security specialist, who holds over thirty years of interactive work experience with the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection.
Mr. Alston has served as instructor for the World Trade Institute, of Pace University, School of International Trade and Commerce, for twenty years conducting New York State Board of Education, college accredited courses on U.S. Customs Regulations and Documentation, as well as Customs Brokerage License Preparation Workshops, Import Export Compliance and Customs Entry Preparation Workshops, and Global Security Compliance.
Mr. Alston also serves as a professor and expert and professional practitioner at Baruch College, New York City, N.Y. Mr. Alston also serves as guest instructor and guest speaker for the American Management Association on various platforms speaking on global security initiatives and compliance management regarding international trade issues.