Gerson joined USAID/Guatemala´s Agriculture team as a Program Management Specialist in 2016. Gerson is passionate about agriculture and the economic growth of this sector. He has led agriculture development programs for international organizations such as The World Wildlife Fund and the Neumann Stiftung Foundation. He holds a Master´s Degree in International Finance and Economics from Brandeis University and a B.S. in Agriculture from Zamorano University in Honduras. Gerson Morales grew up in rural Guatemala and he is also a small-coffee producer.