Raymond Defenbaugh is a founding member, president, CEO, and chairman of Big River Resources, LLC with facilities in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. He serves as president of Big River Resources Cooperative, board member of Absolute Energy, LLC, U.S. Grains Council director, and Ethanol A-Team and Agri-Business Coalition for Foreign Market Development through the Grains Council, a National Grain and Feed Association member, and has served on their board. He is also president of the Illinois Renewable Fuels Association and a member of the Renewable Fuels Association Executive Committee. In addition, Defenbaugh is the director and vice president of the Urban Air Initiative and active in the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE).

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