Solutions at Scale

What We Do, Why We Do It, Why It Matters
Happy Farmer with Plant


Viridis is a world-class manufacturer of renewable chemicals. We’re committed to the safe, environmentally sound, and economically viable conversion of biomass into useful products previously derived from oil or natural gas.

We provide value to our customers and to society by offering a renewable, domestically sourced alternative to existing supply chains and we purpose to our suppliers and to the local economy by increasing the range of usefulness for agriculturally derived feedstocks.

Our Team

Our team brings decades of engineering and operational experience in the chemical and energy industries together with international business acumen and a passion for more sustainable outcomes. Learn more about our leadership team and how to join us in our work to do good–for our communities, our customers, and the world.

Carl Rush

President & CEO

Randy Whitaker

Chief Financial Officer

Keith Terhune

Senior Vice President of Operations

Rick Cochrane

Senior Vice President of Commercialization & Business Development

John Colwell

Vice President of Corporate Development

Amit Hasabnis, Ph.D.

Manager Process Development

Eric Lawrence

Plant Manager

Stephen Nunes

Corporate Controller

Our Partners

We are supported by equity commitments from our partners at:

EIV Capital
IFG Asset Management


At Viridis Chemical, we are proud to employ some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, and we’re eager to keep growing our dynamic group into a full team of trailblazers. Individuals who are driven, skilled, and passionate about sustainability will find fulfilling careers here on our team.