Billy Hagstrom became Executive Vice President of Strategy & Development in August 2021. He previously served as a Senior Vice President since joining Green Plains in April 2021. Prior to Green Plains, Mr. Hagstrom served as Chief Executive Officer of QC Labs Inc. (dba Cannalysis). From June 2018 to September 2019, he was Managing Director of the Global Convergence Fund at Highbridge Capital Management. Prior to rejoining Highbridge in August 2018 (having previously worked there from 2010 to 2013), he worked at several other alternative asset managers in New York and San Francisco as a generalist investor with a specialty in commodity and cyclical companies. Mr. Hagstrom started his career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan in its Leveraged Finance Group focused on Natural Resources. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University.