Vanguard Renewables Leadership

John Hanselman

Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO

John Hanselman

John Hanselman is passionate about recycling organics once considered waste into renewable energy and low carbon fertilizer. His 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 Investment Officer
CEO, Vanguard Renewables Ag

Kevin Chase

Kevin Chase oversees Vanguard Renewables investments and manages all permitting, design, and construction activities. In November 2019, when Vanguard embarked on a new venture, Vanguard Renewables Ag LLC, with Dominion Energy and Dairy Farmers of America, Chase assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Vanguard Renewables Ag.
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Delissa Prideaux

Vice President, Finance

Delissa Prideaux

Delissa Prideaux plays a key role in guiding and implementing the financial and growth strategy for both the Development and Operations Divisions of Vanguard Renewables. Delissa is committed to improving the environment for future generations and loves the opportunity to work with a team driven by that mission.

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Jennifer Forbes

Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Initiatives

Jennifer Forbes

Jennifer directs branding and marketing for Vanguard and relationship building with Farm Powered partners, organizations, and influencers in the environmental and renewable energy space.
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Ray Duerr

Vice President, Sales
 

Ray Duerr

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

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Food and Beverage

Ryan Harb

Ryan Harb
Senior Organics Market Manager – Northeast

rharb@vanguardrenewables.com

Billy Connelly
Vermont Organics Market Manager

bconnelly@vanguardrenewables.com

Farm Powered Strategic Alliance

Kelley Devaney

Kelley Devaney
Marketing and Farm Powered
Strategic Alliance Manager

kdevaney@vanguardrenewables.com

National Accounts

Scott Chase

Scott Chase
Director of Business Development –
National Accounts

schase@vanguardrenewables.com

Farm Relations

Topher Gudman
Farm Market Development

tgudmand@vanguardrenewables.com

Energy Sales

Brian Tracey
Director of Utility Business Development

btracey@vanguardrenewables.com