Teresa Myers

Senior Meetings Manager
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Teresa Myers serves as the senior meetings manager 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, Myers strategically plans, organizes and executes large-scale events that bring together Council staff, farmers, members and buyers from around the world. Myers’ work is highlighted by the Board of Delegates Meeting and International Marketing and Membership Meeting, which take place each year as a coalescence of the Council’s efforts.

Myers catapulted into her career as an association meeting and event planner at the American Nurses Association in 2014, where she served as the lead registration coordinator for the association’s flagship conference, convening more than 10,000 nursing professionals yearly. Prior to joining the Council, Myers worked as the conference manager for the American Society of Plant Biologists beginning in 2017. In that capacity, she was responsible for the planning and execution of large-scale domestic and international scientific meetings.

Myers holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University and an associate degree in meeting and event management from Prince George’s Community College. To complement her educational accomplishments, Myers also holds the globally recognized credential of Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), a coveted badge of excellence in the meeting and event industry, and the Digital Event Strategist designation (DES).

An active meetings’ professional, Myers is a longstanding member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA Capital Chapter), Meetings Professional International (MPI Potomac Chapter) and the National Coalition for Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP). Through her aligned committee work, she has found purpose within her industry passions of sustainability, DEIB and raising up the next generation of minority industry professionals.

When she’s not planning events all over the world, you can find Myers scouring thrift stores for vintage clothing and accessories, cheering loudly for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks’ sports teams and experiencing new adventures with her family.


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.