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Name: Day, Lloyd
Current Position: Former Administrator

A native of California, Lloyd C. Day began serving as the administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service on August 5, 2005. Day attended Stanford University, receiving both bachelors and master’s degrees. He also attended Glasgow University in Scotland, where he earned a second master’s degree. 

From 1992 to 1994, Day worked for the California Governor’s Office of Community Relations, coordinating outreach to California’s Hispanic, European, and Native American communities. From 1994 to 1999, Day served in a number of trade policy positions and eventually was appointed deputy secretary of the California Trade and Commerce Agency, where he managed five state-based offices and nine foreign offices to promote international trade and investment priorities for the state. From 1999 to 2002, Day was a business development director and industry marketing manager for Tumbleweed Communications Corporation in California.
Prior to his appointment to AMS, Day served as special assistant to the administrator of USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, where he was responsible for coordinating the department’s Mexico-related activity in the areas of foreign trade, the environment and the Partnership for Prosperity initiative established by President George W. Bush and Mexican President Vincente Fox. Day also served as point-person on high-priority US-Canadian issues.


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