Brent serves as Regional Director – Europe & Middle East/North Africa at the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Current responsibilities include leadership of USSEC’s Europe & MENA region in building preference for U.S. soy working closely with U.S. farmers, USDA-FAS, the U.S. export industry, and soy buyers. Brent led the development of the U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) outlining the national conservation programs utilized by U.S. soy farmers. Brent holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Webster University.