Yeshake "Isaac" Belete
Yeshake “Isaac” Belete serves as the information technology service support specialist for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products worldwide including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS).
In this capacity, Belete is on point to make sure all technology operations run smoothly and that key objectives and deliverables are met. He provides company-wide support on a variety of hardware, software and business application issues; and also helps make IT infrastructure secure, accessible, hassle-free and reliable.
Prior to the Council, Belete worked for the New Horizons Computer Learning Center as the network and facilities specialist for 15 years in its Washington, D.C., location.
Belete also serves as chairman of the Family Builders Fellowship Inc., a non-profit organization, providing leadership in support of its vision and mission.
Belete and his wife reside in Ashburn, Virginia.
The Council is a private, non-profit partnership of agribusinesses and producers committed to building and expanding international markets for U.S. feed grains and ethanol. The Council has 10 international offices that oversee programs in more than 50 countries. Support for the Council comes from its producer and agribusiness members and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) through programs authorized in the U.S. farm bill.