Cierra Walker

Executive Assistant
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Cierra Walker serves as the executive assistant 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, Walker is responsible for providing assistance to the president and CEO and vice president and coordinating and preparing materials for the Council’s Board of Directors.

Walker previously held the role of global ethanol programs coordinator for the Council. In that role, Walker provided support to the global ethanol market development team, organized staff and member travel and made arrangements for visiting teams, facilitated program planning, correspondence, reports, data and information management and contracting.

Walker started at the Council in 2022 as the receptionist/administrative assistant, where she was responsible for various administrative duties, while also representing the Council and NCGA by serving as the first point of contact for callers and visitors.

Prior to joining the Council, Walker worked as a receptionist at multiple retail vendors and, more recently, as a tutor for young children on the autism spectrum.

Walker earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Towson University.

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