Kelly Manning joined Growth Energy in November 2009 as the Vice President of Development. Kelly is responsible for all membership related activities. He is responsible for retaining and recruiting Ethanol Plants and Industry partners to invest in Growth Energy. He also manages elements of the American Ethanol-NASCAR & Prime the Pump programs within Growth Energy.
Prior to joining Growth Energy, Manning was the General Manager of KSFY-TV the ABC affiliate in Sioux Falls, SD. He oversaw daily operations that produced over 20 hours of fresh local news, weather, and sports content each week reaching over half a million viewers. Manning has an extensive background in Sales and Marketing with close to 20 years experience in the broadcast business.
Manning currently serves on the National FFA Foundation Sponsors Board. He previously served on the Board of the Sioux Empire Red Cross, South Dakota Broadcasters Association and Sioux Falls Sales and Marketing Executives.
Manning grew up on a farm in South East South Dakota and realizes the opportunity a strong Ethanol Industry presents for America.
Kelly and his wife Tanya reside in Sioux Falls, SD and have two daughters Raena-12 and Remi-5.
On May 31, 21 members of the House, led by Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging her to protect U.S. farmers and biofuel producers and prioritize U.S. #ethanol export competitiveness in Brazil.https://t.co/Ugx88bA1KT https://t.co/bmf7EjdNxA
Protecting #IA04 farmers and #ethanol producers will always be a top priority for me in Congress. I appreciate working with my @WaysandMeansGOP colleague @RepLaHood to ensure American ethanol exports receive fair treatment and robust market access in Brazil. https://t.co/pX246NiqLn
.@NUVUFUELS: "In Michigan alone, the higher biofuel blend offers drivers more than $1 billion in fuel savings annually, reduces emissions, and supports the state’s rural economy." twitter.com/Lwl_First_Look…
Celebrated the nation's second #E15 standard with @RFNebraska's Dawn Caldwell and Traci Menke. Thank you for your work getting #LB562 signed into law. Nebraskan families will see savings at the pump this summer! cc: @LadyOfAg https://t.co/uPgLthktdZ