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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Mark your calendars for the Biofuels Financial Conference taking place October 17-18, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Produced by Christianson & Associates and organized by BBI International, this year’s Biofuels Financial Conference is focused on the best ways to explore new options in today’s changing ethanol and biodiesel industries. By understanding risks associated with various technology and marketing initiatives, and by exploring various options for making the best use of capital and resources, attendees will learn how to create a well-managed plan for growth and change—a plan which maximizes profitability while ensuring future stability and meeting the expectations of all stakeholders.
  • Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmannen Aspen, a market leader in alkylate gasoline for two and four stroke small engines, have entered into a partnership on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications such as chain saws and lawn mowers.
  • Greenbelt Resources Corporation has announced that it appointed two new members to its Board effective immediately: Joe Pivinski and Michael Nakamura. Joe Pivinski has served as CFO of Greenbelt for several years and has more than four decades of experience. Michael Nakamura has spent the past decade advising, growing and running multiple businesses. He currently owns and operates DOCNAK Inc.
  • Chicago-based R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, has announced that Jordan Sternhas joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Ethanol, operating out of Chicago. Stern will be focused on building out the firm’s futures, swaps and physical brokerage capabilities in ethanol and other biofuels beginningAugust 1.


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