Softwood Export Council
720 NE Flanders, Suite 207
Portland, OR 97232
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Home Office Staff
An Di Nguyen, President
Before joining SEC in September 2014, Di worked for ten years with the American Hardwood Export Council in Washington, D.C. He also briefly worked for SEC in 2003-2004. Di has a MA in International Business & Marketing from Portland State University and a BA from the University of Memphis in Foreign Languages & Literature.
Natalie Macias, Director of International Marketing
Natalie Macias joined SEC as Director of International Marketing in January 2011.
As the secondary account manager for FAS and SEC finances, Natalie oversees project finances. Her responsibilities range from coordinating and managing international programs to handling member information and communications, to overseas softwood activity development. She is also responsible for conducting new market development research and developing marketing plans.
Ms. Macias is also involved in SEC’s cooperation activities with the Foreign Agricultural Service of the US Department of Agriculture. She is responsible for developing parts of the Unified Export Strategy Report for USDA. A native Oregonian, Ms. Macias holds Bachelor's degrees in Forest Products and Business, and received a Master's degree in Forest Products Marketing from Oregon State University. She speaks English and Spanish.