U.S. Headquarters Office

Executive Team

Tom Sleight
President and CEO
Kim Atkins
Vice President and COO
Abigail Appleton
Executive Assistant

Ethanol and Economics

Mike Dwyer
Chief Economist
Lucas Szabo
Manager of Ethanol Export Programs
Brian Healy
Manager of Ethanol Export Market Development
Candice Wilson
Manager of Ethanol Trade Policy
Turquoise Adams - Ethanl Programs Coordinator
Ethanol Programs Coordinator

Global Strategies

Kurt Shultz
Senior Director of Global Strategies
Alejandra Danielson Castillo
Manager of Global Trade
Manager of Global Trade
Katy Wyatt
Manager of Global Strategies
Brigid Flay
Global Strategies Coordinator

Global Programs

Cary Sifferath
Senior Director of Global Programs
Stella Qian
Manager of Trade Teams
Emily Byron
Manager of Global Programs
Ivy Torres
Global Programs Coordinator

Trade Policy and Biotechnology

Floyd Gaibler
Director of Trade Policy and Biotechnology
Allison Nepveux
Manager of Trade Policy


Melissa George Kessler
Director of Strategic Relations
Bryan Jernigan
Director of Communications
Julia Debes
Communications Manager


Lyndsey Erb
Director of Industry Relations
Maria Murphy
Manager of Membership Administration
Rebecca Kane
Meeting Manager
Membership and Communications Coordinator

Finance & Administration

Helen Elmore
Director Finance, Administration
Donna Braswell
Manager of Overseas Accounting
Jon Weiss
Manager of Domestic Accounting
Mevis Clark
Accounting Coordinator
Pooja Pokharel
Junior Accounting Assistant
Brittany Wilson