Russ Teall – President & Founder
An internationally acknowledged leader in biofuels with more than 19 years of experience in all aspects of the industry including legal and regulatory affairs. Current Vice Chair California Biodiesel Alliance; California Air Resources Board Panel on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard; and Panelist for the CIA’s Afghan Energy Project. Former Vice Chair, National Biodiesel Board and Chair of the NBB Legislative Committee.
UC Santa Barbara, BS; UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall, JD.
J.J. Rothgery - Chairman & CFO
30 years investment banking in domestic and international markets. Old Dominion University,
US Army Engineering School.
Trey Teall - VP Operations
Technical Director and Program Manager at the National Environmental Technology Test Site, Naval Base Ventura County, CA.
Duke University, BS
Howard Nilsen, CPA - Chief Accounting Officer
Howard is a senior financial executive with over 30 years diversified experience from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Robert W. Dibble, PhD, Professor, UC Berkeley, Director of the Combustion Analysis Lab.
John Diener, President & CEO, Red Rock Ranch, Central Valley California, since 1927, 40 conventional & organic crops.
Craig Fusaro, PhD, Marine Ecology and Crustacean Biology Director Joint Oil/Fisheries Liaison Office, Santa Barbara, California.
Steven R. Kaffka, PhD, UC Davis School of Agriculture & Plant Science since 1992; Director California Biomass Collaborative since 2007. Director UC West Side Research Extension Center.
John F. Milligan, PhD, President, Gilead Sciences, Inc. Joined Gilead in 1990 as Research Scientist, served as CFO and COO before being named President in 2008.
Eugene F. Rothgery, PhD, post-doctoral fellow at The Max Planck Institute; career Chief Scientist, Olin Corp, Arch Chemicals; 40 patents, synthesis and evaluation of crop protection chemicals; developed various high-nitrogen compounds for DoD applications.
Wayne B. Wilson, BS, MS, CMDR, USNR, US Naval Academy, Carrier Aviator, F-4, F-14,; 18 years Northrop Grumman, Director–Lockheed Martin Fighter Demo Center, Arlington, VA; Congressional Liaison Officer DoD, State Dept., ALL Services. Currently, Program Manager, Motorola Solutions – US Navy Enterprise Land Mobile Radio Program.