Renewable Fuels Nebraska selects Bredenkamp as next executive director

Source: By Scottsbluff Star Herald • Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017

Renewable Fuels Nebraska (RFN), the trade organization for Nebraska’s ethanol industry, announced that is has selected Troy Bredenkamp to be the organization’s next Executive Director. Bredenkamp, who most recently served as the General Manager of the Nebraska Rural Electric Association (NREA), began his role with RFN on Nov. 1.

 “We are excited to have Troy and his extensive association experiences leading our organization into the Future,” said Ted Free, General Manager of Bridgeport Ethanol and President of Renewable Fuels Nebraska. “We face a lot of challenges and opportunities in Nebraska’s ethanol industry. Troy possesses the background, the expertise and the vision to help our members navigate those challenges while helping to propel our organization and industry forward”.

A native Nebraskan born in York, Bredenkamp was raised on a small family farm near Waco. He holds a BS in Education from the University of Nebraska — Lincoln. Bredenkamp serves on the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry State Board of Directors and as the Public Affairs Council Chair for the State Chamber. Bredenkamp also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for The Hope Venture, a Lincoln-based charity helping to improve lives in Africa, India and here in the US. He resides with his family in Lincoln.