The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has promoted Ivy Torres to manager of global programs in the organization’s Washington D.C., headquarters, following Stella Qian’s transition to manager of global ethanol programs.
Torres previously served the Council as the global programs coordinator. In this capacity, Torres provided administrative support to the global programs team as well as the Council’s overseas offices, handling details, logistics and follow up needed associated with USGC programs and consultants.
In her new position, Torres will will assist with strategic analysis of program planning and development; implementation and evaluation of USGC’s global programs; and backstopping the execution of the Council’s programs with its international offices.
“Ivy has been a great asset as we strive to meet our ‘Excellence in Execution’ motto on a daily, weekly and monthly basis,” said Cary Sifferath, USGC senior director of global programs. “She will certainly meet the increased challenges of this new position.”
Prior to joining the Council, Torres worked as an office assistant at the Center for Career Development at Gettysburg College, where she earned a dual bachelor’s degree in globalization studies and Latin American, Caribbean and Latino studies combined with Spanish.
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About The U.S. Grains Council
The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at www.grains.org.