Cathy Ma is an Assistant Director within the Marketing Division at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS). In her responsibilities as Assistant Director, Cathy oversees the International Trade office and leads the team in providing export assistance to the various industries within NC Agriculture. Cathy focuses her efforts in developing export opportunities for the beef and pork sectors. Previously, Cathy worked with International Marketing to develop trade for processed foods, seafood and pork products. Cathy also worked on promoting North Carolina agriculture products in the domestic market.
Cathy holds an MBA from Sam M. Walton College of Business of University of Arkansas. She speaks English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. In her free time, she enjoys singing and gardening.