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This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Biofuel space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of PBF Energy
Erik Young joined PBF Energy in December 2010, where he was responsible for both corporate development activities and capital markets initiatives. Mr. Young has been heavily involved in the evolution of PBF Energy and has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2014. Mr. Young has fifteen years of comprehensive corporate finance experience, from strategic planning to mergers and acquisitions across a variety of industries and end markets. Mr. Young began his career in investment banking with First Union Securities before joining J.F. Lehman & Company, a New York-based private equity investment firm, in 2001 where he was involved in portfolio investments in the United States and Europe.
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About PBF Energy: PBF Energy (“PBF”) is one of the largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers.
Executive Vice President & CFO of Darling Ingredients
John Muse has been with Darling Ingredients since October 1997 and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. John has 40 years of agricultural business experience with Central Soya Company, Inc. (grain merchandising and feed manufacturing company), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM, an agricultural food and feed processor) and Darling Ingredients. He has held various financial, operational, management and corporate office positions.
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About Darling Ingredients: Darling Ingredients is global leader in creating sustainable food, feed & fuel solutions from organic by-products.
Chief Financial Officer of Sylvatex Inc
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About Sylvatex Inc: Sylvatex has developed a renewable nano-chemistry platform with applications in industry processing, materials stability, and fuels.
Founder & CFO of Red Rock Biofuels
Jeff Manternach is a co-founder and CFO of Red Rock Biofuels. Jeff handles business development, financial modeling, industry valuations and project development services. Prior to Red Rock Biofuels, Jeff was the VP of Finance at Pacific Ethanol, Inc. As its first employee, he served many roles and participated heavily in its development. While there, Jeff lead debt capital raises of $400+ million, including a $325 million project finance deal in Feb 2007 that won Project Finance Magazine’s Ethanol Deal of the Year Award. Prior to Pacific Ethanol, Jeff was a financial consultant at Pacific Resources and focused on controllership projects. Jeff received his MBA with distinction and an MS in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan and his BA in Economics and Physical Anthropology from Haverford College. An active member of his community, Jeff has served as treasurer for the Central California Lacrosse Club, Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce and the San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization. He currently resides in the Portland, OR area and is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization – Portland.
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About IR1 Group, Red Rock Biofuels: Red Rock Biofuels (RRB) develops processing plants to convert woody biomass into renewable, drop-in diesel and jet fuels.
CFO of CavitroniX™
Managed successful exit as CFO of CoGenesys. Currently Co-Founder of Noble Life Sciences, NexImmune and other ventures.
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About CavitroniX™: CavitroniX™ expects to commercialize its proprietary E2C® fuel emulsion technology to a large oil-consuming market.