2/28/17 • General

CRA Releases Statement on Appointment of Ray Starling to the White House National Economic Council

February 28, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Corn Refiners Association President and CEO John Bode congratulates Ray Starling on his appointment to the White House National Economic Council.

“Appointment of Ray Starling to be special assistant to President for agriculture, trade and food assistance at the White House National Economic Council is great news.  Ray has a solid grounding in agriculture and a sophisticated knowledge of our food and agricultural laws and programs.  He is a smart, thoughtful listener.  He will serve President Trump and American economic growth well.”


The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, starch, advanced bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.