George B. Warren, Jr.
With more than 35 years of experience, Warren has gained success as a business developer and leader. He organized, developed, and operated Bradford Group, which has more than 750 employees, for five years and has revenues of $50 million per year.
John T. Sumner, Jr.
Sumner is an experienced business leader with more than 30 years of executive management and investment banking experience. He has worked directly with Warren for more than five years at the investment banking firm of Sumner, Warren, & Company. With their experience in dealing with advance pre-paid phone cards, they have learned how to deal with international markets.
J. Steen Traylor
Since 1989, he has been the owner and operator of Blue Ox Forestry, one of the largest independent forestry companies in Alabama. With more than 40 years of wood procurement experience, Traylor has worked for top companies such as International Paper™, Hammermill Paper™, and MacMillan Bloedel Limited™. He is also a registered forester in Alabama and Mississippi.
Donald H. Land
Spending nearly his entire life in the business, Land has become a world renowned industrial designer. As the founder and co-owner of Process and Storage Solutions (PASS), he brings an immeasurable amount of experience, industry contacts, and relationships to the GGE team. Through his company, he has designed hundreds of processing plants and systems throughout the world including work at 150 pellet plants in the U.S. Since 2006, PASS now has 10 pellet plants completed from scratch and has consulted on another 12 that are currently up and running.