Patricia Esqueda serves as the Marketing Specialist for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products worldwide. In this capacity, she provides timely information on the quality of U.S. Grains and performs assessment on potential markets for grains and their coproducts, such as DDGS and CDO, prepares technical information on new products, and attends conferences to promote U.S. grains and coproducts.
After five years of working as an English teacher at Universidad Panamericana, Esqueda previously worked for 19 years for the U.S. Grains Council as the Technical Director. In this capacity she assessed potential markets for U.S. grain imports and tailored strategies to increase U.S. grains’ market share, developed strategic plans to implement market development and promotional programs, managed and coordinated work of local and international consultants performing demonstration trials in different locations in Mexico, prepared monthly reports with information regarding political, economic and social situations in Mexico, and participated in congresses and seminars.
Esqueda holds a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from the National Autonomous University of Mexico UNAM and a Master’s Degree in Animal Nutrition from FES-Cuautitlan, UNAM.
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.