Avera Basham

Trade Compliance Manager

Kiewit Supply Network

Avera Basham is trade compliance manager for Kiewit Corporation. Basham began her career as an import clerk at Kuehne & Nagel in 1989 and became a licensed customs broker in 1996. Prior to joining Kiewit Corp. in 2017, she worked in trade compliance for Noble Energy (2015-2017), as a traffic and logistics supervisor for Bechtel (2010-2015), logistics manager for KBR (2005-2010), and import manager at Pentagon Freight (1996-2005). Basham has developed project logistics execution and customs clearance programs for projects in the United States, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, China, Malaysia, and Australia including utilization of free trade agreements and/or other duty-exemption programs available in these countries. She participates regularly with industry groups and specializes in process mapping, plans, procedures, and root-cause analysis.