Kyle Gilliam Joins Council As Manager Of Global Strategies And Trade

Kyle Gilliam joined the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) on October 7 as the manager of global strategies and trade at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters.

In this role, Gilliam will assist the global strategies team in supervising the Council’s overseas offices and supporting market development programs, particularly in South Asia. He will also provide trade servicing expertise to strengthen the Council’s relationships with U.S. and global traders and Council customers and end-users worldwide.

“Kyle has extensive experience in agriculture, including growing up on a cattle and wheat farm in Texas,” said Kurt Shultz, USGC senior director of global strategies. “He adds an additional resource for our overseas offices and helps build the overall strength of the global strategies team.”

Before joining the Council, Gilliam taught at Virginia Tech University, in addition to working in the private sector and as an agricultural educator.

Gilliam earned a doctorate in agricultural communication and education at Texas Tech University and a master’s degree in agriculture education from the University of Florida.

Please join the Council in welcoming Kyle!