Our Team of Experts

Industry relationships. Technical expertise. Market knowledge.

Newtrient brings a diverse and cross-functional team of experts with deep experience and industry knowledge. They are innovative and practical professionals, versed in all aspects of nutrient recovery, to create added value from dairy manure.

We have all the market knowledge, technical expertise and relationships to bring practical solutions to the table, adding value to all stakeholders.

It’s an exciting time to be in manure, which is on the precipice of being developed into the valuable products we know will benefit our soils, dairies, food system, communities and environment.

Chris Kopman

General Manager, Newtrient
  • Financial Strategy & Operations
  • Planning & Budget
  • Business Development
  • Technical

Mark Stoermann

COO, Newtrient
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Managment & Project Continuity
  • Technical

Jamie Vander Molen

Vice President, Sustainability Initiatives, Newtrient
  • Communication
  • Education and Outreach
  • Strategy

Wendy David

Manager, Sustainability Initiatives & Outreach
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Outreach Strategy
  • Research

Jeff Porter

Technical Advisor
  • Technical
  • Conservation
  • Regulatory Policy
  • Project Management

Aaron Stoermann

Business Analyst
  • General Analysis
  • Catalog Administration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Project Support

Bruce Knight

Principal and Founder, Strategic Conservation Solutions, LLC
  • Public funding
  • Strategy
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Public Policy

Garth Boyd

Principal at Context
  • General Management & Project Continuity
  • Technical
  • Bioenergy
  • Nutrient Recovery

Craig Frear

Director of Research and Technology, Regenis
  • Technical
  • Bioenergy
  • Nutrient Recovery

Curt Gooch

Dairy Environmental Systems Engineer, Cornell University
  • Technical
  • Bioenergy
  • Nutrient Recovery
  • Environmental Systems Engineer

Dana Kirk

Assistant Professor in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,…
  • Technical
  • Bioenergy
  • Nutrient Recovery

Frank Mitloehner

Professor and Air Quality Extension Specialist, UC…
  • Technical
  • Air Quality
  • Greenhouse Gases

Matt Sutton-Vermeulen

Principal at Context
  • General Management and Project Continuity
  • Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement