The Management Team of Green Plains has over 120-years of diversified business experience. Each member is committed to building long-term shareholder value.
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Todd Becker has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2009 and was appointed as a director in March 2009. Mr. Becker served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer from October 2008 to December 2008.
Chief Financial Officer
Patrich Simpkins has served as Chief Financial Officer since May 2019. Mr. Simpkins previously served as Chief Development Officer from October 2014 until May 2019, also previously serving as Chief Risk Officer from October 2014 through August 2016. Prior to joining Green Plains in May 2012 as
Chief Accounting Officer
Paul Kolomaya has served as Chief Accounting Officer since May 2019. Mr. Kolomaya previously served as Executive Vice President – Commodity Finance from February 2012 to May 2019. Prior to joining Green Plains in August 2008 as Vice President – Commodity Finance, Mr.
Chief Legal and Administration Officer
Michelle Mapes assumed the role of Chief Legal and Administration officer in January of 2018, responsible for all legal affairs, compliance and regulatory matters, board liaison and corporate secretary duties, insurance, government relations, organizational development and strategic
Chief Commercial Officer
Walter Cronin became the Company’s Chief Commercial Officer in January of 2020. Prior to becoming the Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Cronin served as the Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations from August 2015 until January of 2020. Before that, he joined Green Plains Asset Management
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Mark Hudak was named Executive Vice President – Human Resources in November 2013 after joining the Company in January 2013 as its Vice President – Human Resources. Mr. Hudak has extensive experience in human resource management, organizational development, employee relations, employee benefits and