Management Team

David M. Robinson
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Robinson is an experienced senior level executive with an extensive and successful background in petroleum refining, petrochemicals, toll chemical manufacturing, specialty refining and technology. Specific areas of expertise and experience include: chemical process development from lab to commercial, all aspects of plant operation including quality systems and SHE, and all aspects of senior leadership including strategic planning, business development, marketing, budgeting, staffing, communication and overall earnings responsibility.

Prior to joining Endicott Biofuels, Mr. Robinson was the VP of Engineering and Production at Carbon Nanotechnologies, Inc. / Unidym, where he led all aspects of carbon nanotube process development and production from the lab through commercialization. Prior to that, Mr. Robinson worked at Howell Hydrocarbons and Chemicals (HHC) / Specified Fuels and Chemicals / Haltermann as the President and COO between 1990 and 2001. He led the specialty refining and toll chemical manufacturing company. HHC was acquired by Specified Fuels and Chemicals and was then sold to Ascot, becoming part of Haltermann. Prior to HHC, Mr. Robinson was an independent consultant between 1987 and 1990 with clients in petroleum refined products, specialty petroleum solvents and recycled industrial oils.

From 1981 to 1986, Mr. Robinson was the President of Howell Hydrocarbons. The company produced and marketed a full line of refined petroleum products including: LPG, naphtha and kerosene-based solvents, jet fuel including military grades JP4/JP5/JP8, commercial gasoline, commercial diesel and specialty research and reference fuels.

Mr. Robinson received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University in 1979.

 

 

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