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Donal Boozer
Senior Operations Manager

Donal Boozer is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of all of Vanguard Renewables’ Farm Powered anaerobic digesters and manages the Vanguard field operations team. Donal loves being at the tip of the spear for renewable energy production. He has years of experience in operations management including as a top performing manager of boat sales and repairs for Tracker Marine. He is a decorated 20-year veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces serving in U.S. Special Operations Aviation Division, where he oversaw more than $220 million in aviation assets in Iraq and Afghanistan. Boozer completed 19 combat tours spanning nine years in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, and INHERENT RESOLVE.

Donal is a graduate of the Primary Leadership Development Course (Commandants List); Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course (Honor Graduate); Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course (Honor Graduate); Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (Level C); Airborne School, Joint Special Operations Command Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course, Syracuse University Project Management program; and the Advanced Electronics warfare course.

When Donal isn’t out combing climate change you’ll find him enjoying the outdoors with his daughters. He enjoys family, fishing, hunting, and conservation.