The Project Running a profitable operation in the biofuel industry requires overcoming a multitude of challenges. Securing reliable feedstock supplies, ensuring optimal production processes, navigating
Wes is managing partner at Essentia. Wes has 30+ years of business experience. He started his career at Arthur Andersen LLP where he spent 18 years and became a partner. Prior to Essentia, Wes was the CFO/CAO of one of the largest energy trading businesses in North America. He has extensive experience in the energy industry including exploration and production, midstream, and merchant gas and power trading.
Wes has been involved in several complex transactions including reorganizations and recapitalizations involving energy related assets. He has deep experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and transaction structures. While in industry, Wes managed groups in the functions of risk management, finance, and accounting.
Wes’ client base has included companies in the areas of exploration and production, energy trading, utilities, gas transmission, and private equity. Wes has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Information Systems from Oklahoma State University.