Topher Gudmand is the Director of Sales at Vanguard Renewables. He oversees the key relationships within the feedstock supply chain as well as procuring new client partners. In his 12 plus years of sales experience, Gudmand focused on all areas of foodservice. As National Foodservice Sales Director at Cabot Cooperative he managed a team of more than 50 broker sales representatives with a primary focus on direct to distributor sales. His leadership and the efforts of his team contributed to the well being of the more than 200 Cabot Cooperative farm families.
Just prior to joining Vanguard Renewables, Gudmand managed sales routes for Everett Mass. based Paul W. Marks Company developing relationships with owners, chefs and operating managers of local restaurants, hotel/resort owners/operators and other foodservice establishments.
Gudmand’s studies at the University of Massachusetts School of Natural Resources enlightened him to the true power of nature and how we, as custodians of the earth, affect its future. Anaerobic Digestion is the penultimate way of reducing and utilizing greenhouse gasses, such as methane, for a power of good as opposed to the lead cause of atmospheric deterioration. By joining Vanguard Renewables, Gudmand plays a key role in affecting a scalable solution to organic waste management and harmful methane discharge challenges, while creating a renewable source of clean energy.