Our Company

We are transformative.

Pioneering a new approach to an old industry.

We are on a mission to prove that cleaner doesn't have to cost more. We are committed to making environmental gains for our stakeholders and sustainable returns for our shareholders.

Our world class team, partners, investors, and advisors combine execution horsepower with inspired creativity.

Leadership with an unstoppable focus on execution

Our team combines hundreds of years of experience with an entrepreneurial, spirited mindset.

A photo of Jay McKenna, President & Chief Executive Officer at Nacero

Jay McKenna

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Tom Tureen


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Hal Bouknight

Chief Operating Officer

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Chris Micklas

Chief Financial Officer

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Alex Agrons

Director, Business Development

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George Andrush

Director, Plant Operations

Wesley Burnett

Wesley Burnett

Director, Project Integration

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John Choi

Commercial Director, Power

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John Coffin

Director, Engineering

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Lisa Haley

Director, Supply Chain & Logistics

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Neda Hazen

Commercial Director, Renewable Energy

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Marc Heissan

Director, Strategic Development

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Kevin Hyatt

Director, Gas Supply

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Scott Margherio

Commercial Director, Gasoline

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Martine Savage

Director, Human Resources

Tom Vega-Byrnes, General Counsel & Secretary

Tom Vega-Byrnes

General Counsel & Secretary

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Jessi Wong


Our Advisory Council

Al Fohrer, a Member Advisory Council

Al Fohrer

Former CEO of Southern California Edison.

Suedeen Kelly

Former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Commissioner, now head of the energy practice at Jenner & Block in Washington, D.C.

Mark Levine

Co-authored the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that received the Nobel Peace Prize, held various senior positions at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory during his 35 year tenure.

Jim Marston, a Member of the Advisory Council

Jim Marston

Recently retired head of the Texas office of the Environmental Defense Fund which he opened in 1986.

Dan Pickering, a Member of the Advisory Council

Dan Pickering

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Pickering Energy Partners, Former President, Tudor, Pickering, Holt, & Co. and Former Managing Director, Simmons & Co. International.

Nancy Saracino, a Member of the Advisory Council

Nancy Saracino

Former General Counsel and Vice President, California Independent System Operator, now head of Western Energy and Water.

Ian Schapiro

Managing Director and co-founder, GFI Energy Group, now Oaktree/Brookfield and Co-Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Infrastructure Investment Strategy.

Howard Stevenson, a Member of the Advisory Council

Howard Stevenson

A Sarofim-Rock Professor emeritus at Harvard Business School. He has served as Senior Associate Dean at HBS and Vice Provost of Harvard University.

Carl Zichella

Former Director, Western Transmission, Natural Resources Defense Council, former Director Western Renewable Programs, Sierra Club.

Investors that share our mission
Global Cleantech Capital
Global Cleantech Capital

GCC has deployed over $1billion across 60 cleantech companies over the last 15 years.


DRW Energy offers counterparties physical and financial solutions in alternative and traditional energy asset classes.

University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787.

Building coalitions for a cleaner future
Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association
Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association

Advancing the commercialization of the markets for fuel cells and hydrogen energy.

Renewable Natural Gas Coalition
Renewable Natural Gas Coalition

Dedicated to the sustainable advancement of renewable natural gas.

American Biogas Council
American Biogas Council

ABC represents companies and professionals throughout the biogas supply chain dedicated to maximizing the production and use of biogas from organic waste.

Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition
Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition

Advocating for Public Policies to Promote the Development & Production of Alternative Fuels.


Join a team that’s shaping the future

We are a fast growing group of innovators and doers. Help us change the world. 

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