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Our Team

Rahr

Rahr Malting Co. is a family owned company that has been in business since 1847. Rahr Malting Co. produces and distributes malt and industry related brewing supplies. Rahr's modern malt production plants are strategically located in Shakopee, MN and Alix, Alberta. Malting operations are supported by Rahr's barley procurement and distribution facility located in Taft, North Dakota.

Brewers Supply Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rahr Malting, offers a full array of products and support for the craft brewing industry.

Koda Management

Stacy Cook

Vice President of Operations / General Manager

Stacy is the Vice President of Operations and General Manager for Koda Energy. He has been part of the Koda team since the construction of the facility was still ongoing. He developed the roles and responsibilities for all the hourly staff at the facility, trained all operations staff in the performance of their duties, and wrote all the initial operating procedures and parameters for the equipment when he was the Chief Engineer. In the autumn of 2010 he was promoted to Vice President of Plant Operations. And again promoted to Vice President of Operations and General Manager in January of 2012. Before being hired in 2008 as the Chief Engineer, Stacy Operated a large utility power plant for Xcel Energy. He has been involved with operations and management in various types and sizes of plants since 1989 while using many different sources of energy including coal, biomass, natural gas, refuse derived fuel, oil, chemical recovery, and hydro. In his current role he is responsible for oversight of all company activities and staff. He has continued to focus on process and capital improvements, increased production, dependability, and strengthening the bottom line. Stacy currently holds a State of Minnesota Chief A Engineers License.

Mike Marsollek

Vice President of Supply Chain

Mike is the Vice President of Supply Chain for Koda Energy, LLC. Before being hired in March of 2012, Mike spent five years as the Vice President of Biomass & Business Development with Garick, LLC in Cleveland, OH. Mike has been involved in the development of multiple renewable energy facilities over the past ten years successfully managing all aspects of biomass fuel and energy development. Mike developed multiple biomass fuel processing facilities that include procurement, processing and supply for clients such as Market Street Energy, Frito Lay, Pratt Industries and Gatorade. Proven leadership skills gained from managing multiple biomass sites, full implementation of new processing facilities, and direct management of customer service and personnel. Mike's current responsibilities include: fuel procurement, storage and quality control.

Eric Hansen

Director of Operations and Compliance

Eric is the Director of Operations and Compliance for Koda Energy, LLC. Before being hired in 2008 as one of the original plant operators at Koda, Eric worked as an operator at a combined cycle methane plant. Prior to that Eric spent 6 years in the Navy as part of the nuclear propulsion program onboard the USS Jacksonville (submarine). As Chief Engineer, Eric is responsible for managing the plant employees, while taking direction from the Vice President of Operations, to ensure safe, efficient and reliable plant operations. Eric currently holds a State of Minnesota Chief A Engineer’s license.