Meet Kent Bacus

Meet Your Speakers!

Join us over the next few weeks as we introduce you to the speakers and special guests that will be joining us for the 2017 Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show!


Kent Bacus 

Director of International Trade and Market Access - NCBA

Sponsored by: Norbrook Inc.

Meet Kent Bacus

Kent will be speaking during the Breakfast Brief policy update session on Saturday, December 2nd.

Topic: Developments with NAFTA renegotiations and the importance of the Asian market for U.S. beef.

About Kent: Kent Bacus serves as the Director of International Trade and Market Access and is based in Washington, DC.  Kent is NCBA’s lead advocate on trade issues including NAFTA, restoring access to China, expanding access to Japan and other Pacific-Rim markets. In this position Kent works with Congress, the White House, and foreign governments to advance the U.S. beef industry’s trade priorities. Bacus previously served as the Associate Director of Legislative Affairs where he represented NCBA on tax, trade, and transportation issues. Kent joined NCBA in September 2010 after serving on several political campaigns in Texas and working for several years as the agriculture and appropriations legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole from North Carolina.  Kent is originally from Wichita Falls, Texas, and holds a degree in history and political science from Texas Tech University.

Posted: November 17, 2017