Jeff Briggs

Chief Operating Officer

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Jeff Briggs is Chief Operating Officer of WasteFuel.

Previously he served as Chief Operating Officer of Green Plains, a NASDAQ listed biofuels producer.  At Green Plains Jeff was integral to the team that grew the company from $400 MM to over $3B in revenue with 17 operating plants and 2.5B in assets. Earlier in his career Jeff was Division President at Valmont Industries, an NYSE listed diversified manufacturer where he directed an acquisition led growth strategy.

 

He has an entrepreneurial drive as evidenced by his successful LBO and exit of a high-tech manufacturing services provider servicing the electronic connector industry and was founder and portfolio manager of a small and medium size investment partnership.  He brings a unique combination of financial and operational skills having also been an Associate at Goldman Sachs following his graduation from Harvard Business School.

 

Jeff is most proud of his service as a Nuclear Trained Submarine Officer serving in the US Navy on board the USS Whale following his graduation from UCLA with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. 

 

Jeff resides in Omaha, NE with his wife where they raised their 3 children.

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