Gordon Glade has served as a director since December 2007, and also serves on the Audit and the Nominating & Governance Committees. Mr. Glade is a shareholder of Amur Equipment Financing (formerly AXIS Capital Inc.), a commercial equipment leasing company, where he had also served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2016. In addition, he is a current investor in several other ethanol companies. Mr. Glade also serves as Vice President and Director of the Edgar and Frances Reynolds Foundation, Inc. and as Director of Heartland Agriculture, LLC and the Brunswick State Bank. Mr. Glade has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Texas Christian University.