Mr. Pirolli brings 20 years of experience of international agricultural sales and trading experience with over half his career focused on biofuels. Mr. Pirolli’s background in biofuels and entrenched industry relationships enable Summit Carbon Solutions to execute on its vision to capture, transport, and store CO2 from biorefineries, and accelerate biofuels towards net-zero emissions.
Most recently, Mr. Pirolli served as Senior Vice President of Trade and Processing for The Andersons, a diverse agribusiness holdings company with biofuel, grain, and agronomy assets. Prior to The Andersons, Mr. Pirolli was Vice President, Fuels at Kum & Go, a Midwest-based convenience store chain with more than 400 locations across 11 states. Previously, Mr. Pirolli was with ADM, where he led the global ethanol trading desk and played an integral role in scaling ADM’s biodiesel production at a refinery generating over $1 billion in sales. Jim graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne, and holds an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.