Gary Starwalt is responsible for leading the sales and marketing function at Sustainable Oils. In this role he helps educate growers about the benefits of new crops, secures camelina acreage for biodiesel production and develops infrastructure to support grower needs. Starwalt has more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience ranging from retail location manager to national sales manager and vice president of sales and marketing for major seed companies, including Stoneville Pedigreed Seed Company and Asgrow.
Jack Kiser leads Sustainable Oils' research efforts to develop camelina varieties with solid agronomic and yield characteristics, along with favorable qualities for biodiesel production. He also is responsible for working with partners and research collaborators to study best agronomic practices for camelina production in Montana and other key growing regions. Kiser oversees the largest camelina breeding and research operation in North America, with more than 40 trials underway across 11 states and three provinces in 2008. Kiser has led product and trait development efforts in cotton, canola, and other crops for several companies, including Pioneer Hi-Bred, Targeted Growth, Calgene, and Monsanto.
Steve Sandroni brings more than 20 years of experience in seed
production and management roles, including national production manager for
Stoneville Pedigree Seed Company, southern regional production manager, and
|SOURCE Sustainable Oils|
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