Matthew Willard has twenty-five years experience in business development, strategic planning, new product development, and marketing and sales within technology companies and business units. Over the last 10 years, Matthew has focused in the agricultural market and renewable energy market sectors and before that in satellite and wireless communications; remote sensing products and services; and GPS-based asset management applications. Matthew graduated from Stanford University with a PhD in Political Science and a Masters of Science in Engineering-Economic Systems and holds an adjunct faculty position at The University of Sioux Falls in their Business School.
David Kolsrud has 15 years of proven experience in the renewable energy industries and has helped develop, organize, and fund projects exceeding a billion dollars. David has served as the General Manager of Agri-Energy as well as Chairman of the Valley Springs Farmers Cooperative. David’s expertise is used primarily in the areas of ethanol, biodiesel, and wind projects. Since 2006, David has focused on renewable energy project development, consulting, and has recently established a non-profit organization Dedicated to bringing real life, positive experiences to Native American youth living both on and off the reservation.