David Farmer – President & CEO: Mr. Farmer brings a decade of experience in industrial gases, gasification, and project development as former VP Business Development of InEnTec, Inc. and President of InEnTec Chemical LLC, a leader in chemical gasification technology. He led the development, construction, start up, and operations of the world’s first and largest commercial scale chemical plasma gasification plant at Dow Corning’s Midland, MI facility. Prior to joining InEnTec, he spent 22 years in Fortune 300 corporations including Director of Global Business Development with Praxair, a world leader in industrial gas supply and processes, and senior level Marketing, Operations, and Engineering positions in the electric utility and consumer products industries. He received his B.S. Industrial Engineering degree from The Georgia Institute of Technology and his MBA from Duke University.
William B. Johnson – Chairman & COO: Mr. Johnson, previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Lakeside Energy LLC. He also served as an Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Primary Energy Holdings LLC. He was responsible for all mergers and acquisitions and key commercial activities and played a key role in building Primary Energy from a business with zero revenue to a business worth over $1B. He founded Nations Energy and served as its President & Chief Executive Officer. He served as a corporate officer of Air Liquide Group, an $8B company, responsible for its global chemical and energy businesses. During his 15-year tenure with Air Liquide, he oversaw startup and acquisition of various businesses as well as profit and loss accountability for key subsidiaries. He also managed its production, business development and strategic planning activities. Previous jobs included Fish Engineering and Construction and Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University and Harvard Business School, AMP.