Growth Energy is excited to launch a new regular Weekly Rundown and blog feature with this first issue of 2018: Member of the Week! Each week, we’ll introduce you to one of our association’s members and get to know them on a more personal level. Quad County Corn Processors is up first!

  • Location: Galva, Iowa
  • Board of Directors:
    • Brian Friedrichsen, President
    • Keith Glienke, Vice President
    • Mike Galvin, Secretary/Treasurer
    • Al Giese, Director
    • Alan Bennett, Director
    • Dale Friedrichsen, Director
    • Randy Hustedt, Director
  • Management Team:
    • Delayne Johnson, Chief Executive Officer
    • Asif Malik, Chief Operating Officer
    • Kristi Brotherson, Chief Financial Officer
    • Josh Droegmiller,  Chief Information Officer
    • Adam Todd, Grain Purchasing Manager
    • Dave Juelsgaard, Co-Products Marketer
  • How long has the company been in operation?
    • The formal ground-breaking ceremony was in December 2000 (on the Quad County Corn Processors site). Construction continued through early 2002. The first truckload of ethanol was transported out of the facility on February 26, 2002.
  • Do you make any ethanol co-products?
    • Alongside the ethanol produced at our facility, we also make dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), wet distillers grains (WDG), distillers corn oil, and corn condensed solubles.
  • What is your website address? Any other social networks?
  • Any fun facts?
    • The company’s main administrative building just moved into a former church! Read more about the move and the company in the Sioux City Journal.
    • Partnered with Syngenta, Fagen and Purina with CellerateTM technology to produce Corn Kernel Fiber Cellulosic Ethanol
    • Currently includes 42 employees
    • Produced first gallon of cellulosic ethanol in 2014

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.@EPAAWheeler responding to @JimInhofe: "The president’s committed to #E15 and for the last two years we’ve gotten the RVOs ...out on time. It’s the first time it happened in the history of the program and we’re committed to doing that again this year."

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.@EPAAWheeler responding to @SenatorRounds on the timeline for #E15yearround: "We will get it done before the summer driving season..."

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Wheeler: the president is committed to #E15.

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“We hope to hear Mr. Wheeler expand on the agency’s commitment to finalizing the president’s directive on year-round E15 by June 1 and explain how the agency will address the reallocation of lost gallons due to unprecedented SRE granted under Scott Pruitt.” - @GrowthEnergy

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