Genera’s Tiller Named Among “Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy”

Kelly Tiller, President and CEO of Genera Energy, 45th in prestigious annual ranking

VONORE, TENN. Feb. 12, 2016 – Kelly Tiller, Genera Energy Inc. President and CEO, has been named one of the “Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy” for 2016, according to an international industry media group. Nominated and voted on by Biofuel Digest’s readers and editorial board, the winners of this prestigious designation were selected from more than 250 bioenergy industry executives, trade association leaders, policymakers and researchers worldwide. Ranking 45th in the top 100, Tiller, along with her distinguished peers, was featured in a recent issue of the international publication.

“Kelly’s inclusion in this prestigious list for the sixth consecutive year is a true testament to her leadership and ongoing work to grow the biobased economy,” said Sam Jackson, vice president of business development for Genera. “This honor is well-deserved and we are grateful to those who recognized Kelly’s contributions and influence.”

Tiller founded Genera Energy in 2008 and, under her direction, the company has become a worldwide leader in biomass feedstock development and supply chain innovation. She has received numerous honors for her work in the bioenergy industry, including five previous inclusions in the industry’s global annual “Top 100” list. Genera earned World Biofuels Market’s prestigious Sustainable Feedstock Innovation Award in 2013 and, in 2014, was named one of the “40 Hottest Small Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” by Biofuels Digest. In 2015, the company was named one of the top 10 Feedstock Development and Supply Companies by Biofuels Digest as well.

“I am honored and humbled to be included among our industry’s foremost leaders, innovators and intellects,” added Tiller.

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