(Posted Thu. Jul 14th, 2016)
Please join the National Corn Growers Association and the U.S. Grains Council in welcoming Larry Byrd to their Washington, D.C. staffs.
Byrd will join NCGA and the Council in Washington as the receptionist and administrative assistant. In this capacity, Byrd will serve as the first point of contact for visitors and callers, as well as greet and direct guests to the appropriate staff members and assist them with office projects.
Prior to NCGA and the Council, Byrd worked for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company as an agribusiness underwriting intern. In this position, he helped the organization identify various industry opportunities for growth and research.
Byrd earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama in consumer affairs. Through his studies and internships, he was exposed to policy issues in the farm bill and other agriculture priorities.
His first day was July 11. Welcome aboard, Larry!