Executive Team

Robert Levine

Robert Levine

Chief Executive Officer

Robert holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Middlebury College. He is a serial entrepreneur with over ten years experience in the animal feed, renewable energy, and waste-to-energy spaces.

Ian Charles

Ian Charles

Chief Technology Officer

Ian holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Coventry University and an MBA from Edinburgh Business School. He has worked at the C-level for over 20 years at a wind turbine manufacturer, medical device manufacture, and automotive engineering firms in Michigan.

Marc Freeman Jr

Marc Freeman Jr

Marc is a graduate of Macomb Community College and is a trained machine operator and assembler. Marc welds skids, assembles filtration system, and has a great sense of humor.

Research and Development

Sam Bagchi

Sam Bagchi

R&D Scientist

Sam holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Biology and MS in Microbiology from RTM Nagpur University. He has worked extensively in wastewater treatment for over 10 years to deploy cutting edge solutions to challenging problems.

Business Development

Matthew Biette

Matthew Biette

Business Development - VT

Matthew has a BS from University of New Hampshire and has worked in collegiate food service operations for over 20-years. He has a deep knowledge of food systems and is interested in helping farms, food & beverage manufacturers, and composters in the Eastern US market address new waste challenges.

Jack Brandmeier

Jack Brandmeier

Business Development - Michigan

Jack has a BS from Eastern Michigan University and has a strong interest in organic waste-to-energy systems, sustainability, and helping customers improve their operations while reducing costs. He lives in Ann Arbor and travels throughout the Midwest working with farms, food & beverage manufacturers, and others to reduce waste disposal costs and improve their operational efficiency.

Don Heilman

Don Heilman

Business Development - Wisconsin

Don has been a water quality advocate in Wisconsin for many years. Co-founder of the Clean Lakes Alliance in Dane county and founder of the Clean Water Association in Waukesha county, Don has worked directly with farmers and helped develop several farmer-led groups to address soil health and manure runoff issues affecting nearby waterways.

Partnerships

Innovative Waste Recycling

Innovative Waste Recycling

Innovative Waste Recycling works with individuals, organizations, industry, and government at various levels to find waste and byproduct solutions. They believe in business success through trust, reputation, and by developing relationships with those we have the opportunity to work with.