About Us

Cross Border Partners Advisory Services, LLC (CBPAS) is an international trade consulting organization with headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA.

Our mission is to provide companies with international trade advisory services. Thinking about Going Global; our trade professionals will assist your business to make better informed decisions, reduce business and regulatory compliance risks, lower supply chain importing and exporting costs, achieve faster time to market, customer growth and, revenues through innovative international expansion strategies. CBPAS founders have over 50 years of combined experience in senior executive and leadership positions, sales, strategic alliances and business development, taxation, technology, marketing, supply chain logistics and operations. Through direct consultative services and our alliance partners, CBPAS offers uncompromising quality of service and innovation. Contact Us today.

Cross Border Partners Advisory Services, LLC – Founders

Gary Leskun, MBA, CGBP, is President and COO of Cross Border Partners Advisory Services, LLC. In this role, he is responsible for corporate strategy, strategic alliances, trade and investment client services-sales and business operations. Formerly, a Senior Account Executive International for FedEx, Leskun was responsible for the sale of global supply chain logistics solutions and trade advisory services. Prior to joining FedEx in 1996, Mr. Leskun was Director Business Development, accountable for opening new global markets for wireless data, mobile commerce, telecommunication solutions in the U.S., Canada, China, Asia Pacific and European regions for Motorola, Inc. He has also held executive leadership positions in corporate finance and operations within the TD Banking Group. He is a past Vice Chair of the North Central West Florida, District Export Council in association with the U.S. Department of Commerce, and in that capacity assisted businesses to increase exports and enter international markets.

Ranko Princip, CPA, MBA, LLM in Tax, is a tax director of Princip, LLC, a tax planning and compliance boutique firm. Previously, Mr. Princip was a senior manager and head of the international tax department of Pender Newkirk, a regional accounting firm based in Tampa Bay Area, a tax director in Allied Aviation, LLC, a large Florida company with multiple states and extensive international business presence, and a manager in KPMG, New York City and Vancouver, Canada, offices. Mr. Princip is a past Chair of the South West Chapter, Florida District Export Council, and in that capacity assists numerous Florida businesses in their respective exporting activities.