|Senior Agribusiness Advisor of Inclusive Market Systems|
Thelonious Trimmell serves as senior agribusiness advisor based in Portland, Oregon. He provides new business support and management oversight to multiple projects. Since joining ACDI/VOCA in 2001, Thelonious has supported projects in Peru, Panama, West Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa region as chief of party, deputy country director, project manager, technical director, and, most recently, as chief of party for the United Stated Department of Agriculture-funded Mindanao Productivity in Agricultural Commerce and Trade Project based in Mindanao, Philippines. Previously, Thelonious worked in rural Honduras for over two years as an agricultural extension volunteer with the Peace Corps. He has an MA in international affairs and development studies from Ohio University and is fluent in English and Spanish.