Jim Pirolli is president of the Ethanol Group at The Andersons, Inc. Pirolli joined The Andersons in 2017 as the group’s vice president and general manager and was named to his current position in 2019. Prior to The Andersons, Pirolli served as vice president of Fuels at Kum & Go convenience stores. While there, he led the development of one of the nation’s largest retail portfolios of biofuel blends, which included E85, E15 and biodiesel. Prior to Kum & Go, Pirolli spent 13 years at ADM, holding various leadership positions in their grain, ethanol and oilseed processing divisions in the U.S., Mexico and Europe.

Pirolli received his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. He received his Executive MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Pirolli has been recognized by Growth Energy’s TOBI Award for Ethanol Marketing.

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