Who We Are
Lucas Szabo serves as the manager of ethanol export programs for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). In this capacity, Szabo assists in developing and managing implementation of export strategies, market development programs, and policy engagement in the Council’s worldwide ethanol program.
Prior to the Council, Szabo worked for Amsco Global as an export trade specialist. In that capacity, he traded industrial and safety materials to companies operating within the oil and gas industries of the Middle East. Szabo also previously served as a business management intern for CG/LA Infrastructure where he conducted market research of global infrastructure projects, promoted investment in such project, and coordinated operations between the company’s Washington, D.C., headquarters and its office in Brazil.
Szabo holds a bachelor’s degree from Marist College in international business with a minor in Spanish.
The U.S. Grains Council is a private, non-profit partnership of agribusinesses and producers committed to building and expanding international markets for U.S. grains and their products. 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 (USDA) through programs in the U.S. farm bill.