Donna Braswell

Donna Braswell
Manager of Overseas Accounting

Donna Braswell is manager of overseas accounting for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. corn, barley and sorghum and related products worldwide including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). In this capacity, Braswell is responsible for supervising the Council’s accounting policies and procedures and compliance with USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) regulations worldwide.

Braswell joined the Council in 1992 as an accounting assistant and was later promoted to manager of programs. Braswell develops and refines procedures for program management and serves as a liaison with the USDA FAS office.

Braswell received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

With full-time presence in 13 key markets and representatives in an additional 15 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