Vanguard Renewables Executive Leadership

John Hanselman

Founder and
Chief Executive Officer

John Hanselman

John Hanselman’s focus is developing organic waste and decarbonization solutions for food manufacturers, corporations, and food retailers and enhancing regenerative agriculture practices alongside Vanguard’s farm partners.

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Kevin Chase

Kevin Chase

Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer,
Vanguard Renewables

Kevin Chase

Kevin Chase is the Co-founder and Chief Development Officer of Vanguard Renewables overseeing the company’s nationwide expansion program anchored by its strategic partnership with Dominion Energy.

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Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Chief Financial Officer
 

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is Chief Financial Officer of Vanguard Renewables. Prior to joining Vanguard Renewables, Ms. Smith was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Operations at Energy Recovery, where she led the Company’s corporate development and marketing efforts in addition to overseeing the Company’s operations including manufacturing, procurement, quality and safety.

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Jennifer Forbes

Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Initiatives

Jennifer Forbes

Jennifer Forbes is Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives for Vanguard Renewables. Ms. Forbes directs branding and marketing for the Company and relationship building with Farm Powered partners, organizations, and influencers in the environmental and renewable energy space.

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Delissa Prideaux, VP Finance

Delissa Prideaux

Vice President, Finance

Delissa Prideaux

Delissa Prideaux is Vice President of Finance at Vanguard Renewables and plays a key role in guiding and implementing the financial and growth strategy for the Company’s Development and Operations Divisions.

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Ray Duerr VP Sales

Ray Duerr

Vice President, Sales

Ray Duerr

Ray Duerr is Vice President of Sales for Vanguard Renewables. Mr. Duerr is responsible for the overall growth of the feedstock supply into all Vanguard anaerobic digesters and Organics Recycing/Depackaging facilities.

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