Brad Wilson is President and General Manager of Western Iowa Energy, LLC, a biodiesel producer based in Wall Lake, Iowa.
An accountant by trade, Wilson spent several years as a financial auditor. He became president and general manager of WIE in 2016. The multi-feedstock plant recently grew from 30 to 45 MGPY and employs 30 people, many with young families in the town of about 800 residents.
“It’s gratifying to me knowing that we provide green jobs with good pay in a community that benefits greatly from the economic development that brings,” Wilson said. “Our workers in turn support the schools and local housing market, among other things. Our plant also contributes to other businesses in the area, from family farms, to truckers to the railway.”
He previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Western Iowa Energy. Prior to that, Wilson served in various positions with West Central Cooperative.