Reece Cannady joined the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) this month as manager of global trade based in the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters.
In this role, Cannady will provide trade servicing expertise to the Council’s members and customers, strengthen the Council’s relationships with traders in the United States and globally and further develop export markets for U.S. feed grains and related products.
“We are excited by Reece’s passion and enthusiasm for U.S. agriculture and his drive to create value for U.S. grain producers through our export promotion programs,” said Kurt Shultz, USGC senior director of global strategies.
Cannady was most recently a merchandiser at Attebury Grain, a Council member. Previously, he served as volunteer president of the Financial Literacy Community Project, a non-profit organization with a mission to teach financial literacy throughout Philadelphia public schools.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics with a dual concentration in finance and management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Please join the Council in welcoming Reece!
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.