Hiwot Asfaw serves as the manager of domestic accounting 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, she prepares the monthly financial statements, provide monthly department and transactional data reports as well as organize financial materials for quarterly and bi-annual board meetings.
Prior to joining the Council in June 2023, Asfaw was a senior accountant at Mary’s Center and a revenue manager at Ashoka.
Asfaw holds a master’s degree in accounting and finance from DeVry University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Mekelle 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 www.grains.org.