Chief Financial Officer
Craig Bealmear has more than 28 years of experience in a variety of finance, strategy and commercial leadership roles across the U.S. and U.K. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG). Mr. Bealmear leads all financial activities including Accounting, Financial Planning, IT, Tax, Compliance, Internal Audit, Treasury and Investor Relations.
Prior to REG, Mr. Bealmear's last position with BP was Chief Financial Officer for its Downstream North America Fuels Business, based in Chicago. He held multiple positions in both BP and ARCO involving marketing, finance, strategy and operations. He has led diverse teams ranging from 50 to over 500 people and has a reputation for creating an energized, empowered, one-team culture.
Mr. Bealmear holds an MBA degree in Finance from The Wharton School: University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Bellarmine University. He serves on the President's Council at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry and served on the Limitless Task Force for the museum. He also serves on the board of the Bellarmine University Rubel School of Business Executive Committee. In 2016, he was inducted into Bellarmine University's Gallery of Distinguished Graduates.
Outside of work Mr. Bealmear enjoys biking, cooking and guitar. He has one teenage son, Josh, and is married to Alison Lupel.