Dean E. Sukowatey, ALL Fuels & Energy, Founder, CEO and President/ALL Fuels & Enzyme, LLC-Founder and Director.
Dean Sukowatey has served as President and CEO of ALL Fuels & Energy Company since January 2007, and has served in similar capacities for our subsidiary, ALL Energy Company, since its inception in August 2006. Dean has 20 years experience on Wall Street as a broker, trader, fund manager, and consultant. He has worked for Merrill Lynch, Paine Webber, Lehman Brothers, and A.G. Edwards. Prior to founding ALL Energy Company, he managed two private funds with institutional relationships at over 15 Wall Street firms, and provided consulting and investment banking services. Mr. Sukowatey graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. Degree in Microbiology (1974). His background also includes marketing and development of clinical chemistry for medical laboratories for Ortho Diagnostics, a division of Johnson and Johnson. Mr. Sukowatey has also served as a visiting faculty member for the University of Wisconsin, School of Business.
James Broghammer, ALL Fuels & Energy-
Founder; Pacesetter Management-President. James has worked for 20 years
leading various operations that process corn into Ethanol, Corn syrup,
Fructose, Pharmaceutical sugars, food starches and industrial grade
starches. His experience includes employment with Archer Daniels Midland,
Penford Products Company, Pacesetter Management Group and a Joint Venture
with Cargill. James is the President of Pacesetter Management Group
which is responsible for current operations of Ace Ethanol and Pine
Lake Corn Processors. In addition, Pacesetter has long term management
contracts with SW Energy for a plant to be built in McCook Nebraska
and another contract with Stonic Energy for a plant to be built in Augusta,
Wisconsin. Pacesetter also has letters of intent from three other operations
totaling 400mmgpy year of capacity. By the end of 2007 Pacesetter Management
group will be managing over 600 MMGPY of capacity. At Penford Products
Company James was the Director of Operations where he led the operations
group to implement over 14 million dollars of annual savings and led
the plant to a 50% improvement in productivity. In this time frame Penford
went from being the highest cost producer to nearly the lowest cost
producer. In addition, to the lowering of the cost structure, James
led the initiative to implement the ISO 9000 process for an entire wet
corn milling facility. Today, Penford is still the only wet corn milling
facility that is ISO 9000 approved. Pacesetter and James took over the
operation at Ace ethanol in January 2005. Since this time the production
has moved up 20%, the safety incidents have been reduced in half and
the plant is now in environmental compliance. The profit of the plant
went from a loss of $4M in 2004 to a profit of $6M is 2005, and a projected
profit of $26M in 2006. The company will be out of debt in October and
the current shareholders have offers to purchase the company at a return
of several times the original investment. James joined the Pine Lake
Corn Processors team before the financial close. James oversaw the permitting,
construction, startup and the pending expansion at Pine Lake. Pine Lake
had one of the most successful startups; Reaching 110% of rating capacity
in the second month of operation and in April enjoyed an operating rate
of 131% of design. James is also the President of Iowa River Railroad.
Iowa River railroad began operation this year and is the first short
line railroad started in Iowa in over twenty years. The 42 mile track
runs from Marshalltown, Iowa to Ackley Iowa. The rail line is connected
to the UP in Marshalltown and the CN in Ackley. James responsibility
included bringing the group of four investors together, negotiating
the contracts with the CN and UP, writing the business plan and obtaining
the funding and working towards bringing the line into full operation.
Scott Zabler, ALL Fuels & Energy, Director of Risk Management,Founder
Pacesetter Management, General Manager-Pine Lake Corn Processors.
Scott grew up near Chicago Illinois. College included four years at Purdue University earning a BS in Agriculture Economics. For the past 25 years, Scott has worked for Ralston Purina, FC Stone, Penford Products, Verasun Energy, and Pine Lake Corn Processors. His experience includes all aspects of grain merchandising, such as buying futures, options trading, and risk management. Along with grain merchandising Scott was also involved with selling of the different co-products from the wet milling industry. As General Manager of Pine Lake Corn Processors, his duties include operations, buying corn, selling dry and wet distiller’s grains, coordination of selling ethanol, and overall risk management.