Renewable Energy Group Hires Trisha Conley as Vice President, People Development

AMES, IOWA – August 3, 2020 - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today that the company has hired Trisha Conley to serve as Vice President, People Development effective August 24, 2020. 

Conley has an extensive background working in Human Resources, including serving in a variety of HR leadership roles. Most recently, she held the position of vice president HR, fuels North America and head of country HR, downstream in the U.S. and Mexico at BP. Conley has more than 25 years of experience in human resources, talent management, global integration and business organization.

 “We are thrilled to have Trisha join REG; her expertise and strategic approach is a vital addition to our senior leadership team,” said REG President & CEO Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner. “Delivering on our strategy and significant growth agenda starts with our people, and Trisha will work with our executive and management teams to foster our culture and people processes for long-term success.”

As a member of the senior leadership team, Conley will serve in an executive business partner capacity, collaborating with line executives to set the people operations visions, strategic direction and financial performance objectives for the company. She will oversee the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, and Learning and Development teams. 

“I’m delighted to be joining REG, especially at such a pivotal point in our global environmental and economic challenges,” said Conley. “Having grown up in the gas and oil industry, being a part of a leading team that is critical to the energy transition is personally very motivating. I’m incredibly excited to help REG develop and grow our most important asset, our people.”   

Trisha holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and communications from the University of Northern Iowa and an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Trisha also serves as a trustee on the board for the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL. Trisha was born and raised in Marshalltown, IA. She will be relocating with her husband John and children Nataliya and Ian to the Ames area.   
 
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About Renewable Energy Group
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) is leading the energy industry's transition to sustainability by transforming renewable resources into high-quality, cleaner fuels. REG is North America’s largest producer of biodiesel and an industry leading producer of renewable diesel. REG solutions are alternatives for petroleum diesel and produce significantly lower carbon emissions. REG utilizes a global integrated procurement, distribution and logistics network to operate 13 biorefineries in the U.S. and Europe. In 2019, REG produced 495 million gallons of cleaner fuel delivering over 4.2 million metric tons of carbon reduction. REG is meeting the growing global demand for lower-carbon fuels and leading the way to a more sustainable future.