Keith Brazzell, Chief Operating Officer
Keith Brazzell has more than 25 years of experience in food, energy, industrial and bio-chemical processing. As the site manager, Keith was instrumental in assembling the teams and execution of design, construction, start-up, and operation of the DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol biorefinery in Vonore, TN. Previously, he was plant manager for Tate & Lyle’s Loudon, TN, wet milling ethanol plant including a DuPont biotech joint venture, and was involved in process design, training, safety programs, air and water quality solutions, and technological innovation. Prior to the joint venture, he was Plant Manager at Tate & Lyle in Dayton, Ohio, where he is credited with turning around an unprofitable citric acid plant. Brazzell has a BS degree in chemical engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.