Sadie Marks serves as the manager of global programs 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, Marks assists with the strategic analysis of program planning and development, the implementation and evaluation of USGC’s global programs and backstopping the execution of the Council’s programs with its international offices.
Marks previously served as the Council’s global programs coordinator, in which she provided administrative support to the global programs team as well as the Council’s overseas offices – handling details, logistics and follow-up needs associated with USGC programs and consultants.
Prior to joining the Council, Marks worked in the dean’s office of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois while she earned her bachelor’s degree in agricultural and consumer economics and minor in international development.
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.