MS ‘10 | Centennial, CO
TITLE: Senior Director of Market Access and Export Services
COMPANY: U.S. Meat Export Federation
Travis covers the Asian and Middle Eastern regions, overseeing market and trade access issues while also working with USMEF members, USMEF foreign offices and the U.S. government to improve market access for U.S. companies exporting red meat.
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During his career, Travis has supported trade negotiations to open or expand market access for red meat products in markets such as China, Saudi Arabia, Japan and Singapore. His work in Japan, in particular, was recognized by the USDA Foreign Agriculture Services with the FAS Honor Award for Excellence in Achieving Strategic Objectives.
Travis grew up on a purebred cattle operation in Madison, WI, which he and his family have since moved to northern Missouri. He earned a master’s degree from UF, a doctorate from Colorado State University and bachelor’s from the University of Missouri.