Board of Advisors

  • Valerie Armstrong

    Account Manager

  • Brenda Barnes

    Export Account Manager
    Geo S. Bush Company

  • Brad Bowman

    VP of International Logistics
    Smithfield Foods Inc

  • Jeff Calaway

    President & CEO
    Calaway Trading

  • David Camp

    VP, Sales Operations
    Staple Cotton

  • Liz Chandler

    Traffic Manager
    ECOM USA Inc.

  • Robert Coleman

  • Laura Daniels

    Transportation Manager
    Anderson Hay & Grain Co, Inc.

  • Leon Dermenjian

    DERCO Foods

  • Diane Erickson

    Export Manager
    Coppersmith Global Logistics

  • Melanie Foster

    Distribution and Transportation Manager
    Sunsweet Growers Inc.

  • Gary Gieser

    VP, Sales and Marketing
    MacMillan-Piper Inc.

  • Curt Graham

    Farmers’ Rice Cooperative

  • Matt Harris

    Director of Trade
    Washington State Potato Commission

  • Sean Healy

    The Scoular Company

  • John Kreick


  • Greg Jackson

    Export Sales Manager
    Border Valley Trading

  • Don Lake

    Vice President, International Logistics
    Dunavant of California

  • Greg Lane

    Logistics Manager

  • Donna Lemm

    Director of Business Development
    Mallory Alexander International Logistics

  • Diogo Lobo

    NorthPoint Logistics

  • Lori McGinty

    International Logistics Coordinator
    Barenbrug USA, Inc.

  • Duncan McGrath

    North America Container Freight Manager
    Cargill, Inc.

  • Debbie McMillan

    DERCO Foods

  • Chris Mullally

    Mohawk Trading Company

  • Rick Murphy

    General Manager
    Fig Garden Packing, Inc.

  • Monica Noyes

    North America Logistics Manager

  • Mike Ruder

    Director of Logistics


  • Peter Schneider

    Vice President
    T.G.S. Transportation Inc.

  • Hal Shenson

    Nature’s SunGrown Foods, Inc.

  • Rick Shepherd

    Traffic and Invoicing Manager
    Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

  • Bob Sinner

    President & Owner
    SB&B Foods, Inc

  • John Slinkard

    Vice President Customer & Supply Chain Services
    Sun-Maid Growers of California

  • Laura Smith

    G3 Enterprises

  • Thomas M. Suber

    US Dairy Export Council

  • Hayden Swofford

    Executive Director
    Pacific Northwest Asia Shippers Association

  • Michael Symonanis

    Regional Head of Execution, North America
    Allenberg Cotton Division of Louis Dreyfus Corp.

  • John Szczepanski

    Director Export Processors Committee,
    National Hay Association

  • Howard Tauge

    Operations Manager
    J.R. Simplot Co.