Joe Barone is CEO of Shale Directories, the "yellow pages for the oil and gas industry" connecting local businesses with the oild and gas operators, their employees and families. Barone attended over 40 oil and gas expos in the last five years and spoke before the Marcellus Shale Commission. He guest hosted, 'The Marcellus shale and You' radio show on KDKA news radio, and currently a regular on the radio show, "All Energy Now".
Larry Maggi is currently serving his fourth term on the Board of Commissioners of Washington County and currently serving as the board chairman. He is proud to have been born, raised, educated, and working most of his life in Washington County. Commissioner Maggi believes in Washington County and that it is a great place to work, live, play, and raise families. He is committed to keeping Washington County on the fore front in jobs, low taxes, and quality of life issues as well as keeping our agricultural and country charm.
Tom Gellrich is the CEO of TopLine Analytics that consults on the downstream impacts of shale gas, focusing on the revolutionary changes in the Chemical Industry. His presentations have been featured in a dozen global conferences and quoted in the media on a regular basis. His 30 year career includes ExxonMobil and Total-Arkema.
Brent Breon currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Caiman Energy II and Blue Racer Midstream. In his current position, he is focused on developing gas gathering, compression, processing, and fractionation opportunities in the Marcellus and Utica Shale. Prior to joining Caiman in 2011, Brent worked at Dominion Resources in various Operations, Engineer, and Business Development roles. Brent graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration.
Mr. Hanley Vice President Business Development Energy Storage Ventures (Mountaineer NGL Storage) - has over 25 years of NGL, LPG and Crude experience in the areas of marketing, business development, storage, supply and distribution. During the last 10 years, Mr. Hanley has served as a Commercial Manager and Director of the Enterprise facilities at Hartford Mills NY, Hutchinson KS, Adamana AZ, Mt Belvieu TX, and Crestwood's Bath NY storage facilities.
Heather Rose-Glowacki is Director, Chemical & Industry Dynamics at the American Chemistry Council (ACC), a Washington, DC-based trade association representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry. In her current role, Ms. Rose-Glowacki is responsible for developing and maintaining comprehensive resources and intelligence on the chemical industry, including chemical industry investment projects, as well as providing industry and economic analyses in support of the ACC’s advocacy efforts, sustainability and market outreach activities.
Robert Johnson is the President of ADKL, LLC. He has more than twenty five years of service in public sector roles. Most recently, he served the Pennsylvania Governor in his Southwest Regional Office. Robert met with community leaders on a regular basis and participated in significant economic development projects. Mr. Johnson has advised public officials and senior level corporate executives on existing and proposed legislative and regulatory initiatives and prepared position papers and briefs on selected legislative issues and is experienced in meeting with policy makers to advocate for policy changes.
Chad Riley PE is the CEO of The Thrasher Group, he believes that Thrasher’s successful business model is driven by connecting with communities where services are provided. Chad studied engineering at Fairmont State University and after graduating, went to work for Thrasher as a construction inspector. Working at every level, he rose to leading areas of business operation and being named partner within eight years after joining the company.
Joe Bozada started his career at Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Beaumont, Texas and has spent the majority of his career in and around the chemical industry. Besides Goodyear, he has worked for Rubatex, Deloitte Consulting, Bayer, Matthews International and now he is the CEO of Environmental Services Laboratories (ESL) and Environmental Land Survey and Solutions (ELSS). Joe has been very active in mentoring small businesses less than $10 million in revenue at a number of incubators. He also serves at the COO/CFO of Appalachian Development Group.
Taylor Robinson is the President of PLG Consulting, a team of bulk industrial logistics experts in rail transportation and logistics, energy and chemical markets, and logistics infrastructure design. Since 2001 PLG has partnered with clients to design or improve their logistics strategy and operations. Mr. Robinson’s career included stints in the automotive, aerospace and food industries with Honda, Honeywell and HJ Heinz.