Reece Cannady


Reece H. Cannady serves as the regional director for South Asia 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, he is responsible for evaluating, planning, coordinating, implementing and managing the Council’s market development programs in India and the South Asia region.

Cannady previously served as the assistant director for Europe and the Middle East at the Council, in which he directed regional market development activity throughout the region. Prior to that, he acted as manager of global trade for the Council from 2018 to 2022, spending time in both the Washington, D.C., headquarters and the Tunis regional office, interacting with various global markets for U.S. coarse grains and co-products. Before his work at the Council, Cannady spent time in Amarillo, TX, working for Attebury Grain, LLC as a grain trader, selling corn, sorghum and wheat to domestic and foreign animal feeders and millers.

He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in economics with a dual concentration in finance and management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.


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