Bill brings fifteen years of agricultural leadership experience foremost in his role as President and founder of Pacific Ag Solutions, the largest agricultural residue and forage harvesting company in the country, harvesting 150,000 tons on over 70,000 acres in the Columbia River Basin. Bill also successfully negotiated the merger of American Onion and Rivergate Farms to form River Point Farms, the nation's largest onion grower and processor. Bill served as River Ppoint's first COO and continues to serve on its Board of Directors. Bill earned an MS at Washington State University in agribusiness and a BS from Oregon State University in agricultural economics.
Mike brings over 25 years of executive experience in building successful businesses, operating across a broad range of industries. He has a track record of strategically transforming businesses through building talent rich leadership organizations around multi-disciplined teams in sales and marketing, product development, supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, project management and finance. Mike first joined Pacific Ag Solutions and PowerStock in the fall of 2011 to help lead the development of a strategy to bring the two companies together, creating North America’s premier “Feedstock” provider. As part of the execution of this plan, Mike joined the newly combined company as President. Mike previously served as the CEO of MTI, a leader in the design, manufacture, installation and service of interactive displays and infrastructure for retailers and branded manufacturers. Through an upgraded management team, a new product development process, and a re-engineered global supply chain, Mike and his team transformed the business into one of the fastest growing middle market companies in the state of Oregon (2004 -2008). Mike spent the first 15 years of his career serving in a variety of management and executive roles at Siemens Corporation, responsible for the successful launch and growth of the company’s Energy Services and Facilities Management division. Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University and an MBA from the University of Portland.
Steve brings fifteen years of agricultural residue forage aggregation, processing and export experience leading the largest processor and exporter of the 600,000 ton annual Oregon grass straw industry serving beef and dairy markets in Japan and Korea. Steve's sustained success in meeting customers' strict specifications required a strong expertise with long-term grower relations, harvest planning and management, pricing, storage infrastructure development, material handling, processing plant management and year-round order fulfillment. Over the years Steve has served in multiple boards including the National Hay Association's Export Processors Council and as President of the Oregon Agricultural Fiber Association. Steve earned an MA from the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from Lewis and Clark College.
Harrison brings nearly twenty years of experience identifying opportunities and leading corporate strategic business initiatives for growth. Prior to joining Pacific Ag Solutions Harrison was the 20th employee at Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) and spent four years as its Director of Business Development. Harrison was very active in the development of all of Pacific Ethanol's 200 million gallons of ethanol production, and led the development of its 60 million gallon a year Burley, ID plant completed in May of 2008. Harrison also led Pacific Ethanol's advanced biofuels efforts as the Principal Investigator and Project Developer for the West Coast Biorefinery, Pacific Ethanol's 2.7 million gallon a year cellulosic ethanol commercial demonstration project selected in 2008 by the US DOE for a $24.3 million financial assistance grant. Prior to Pacific Ethanol Harrison spent over ten years leading the marketing and sales function at a national wood products manufacturing company. Harrison earned his MBA from Georgetown University and his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
We have hundreds of pieces of equipment to get the job done. By rotating the fleet annually we ensure our operation works at the highest efficiency possible.