Who We Are

Building strength through partnerships.

Biogas Development’s strength comes from our diverse and complementary experiences in the financial, engineering, legal, project development, and waste management disciplines. Our partners have held key positions throughout government agencies and companies such as General Electric, Waste Management, and Dewey & LeBoeuf.

Our Directors

Ahren Tryon

Chief Executive Officer

  • Leads company strategy and transactions
  • 18 years of experience in midstream, renewable and infrastructure sectors
  • $6B of energy and infrastructure M&A and developments
  • Former partner in international law firm energy practices
  • Former federal pipeline presiding official and White House Energy Project task force member

James Tomlinson

Chief Operating Officer

  • Leads operations, project management, engineering, and construction
  • 30 years of experience in large scale energy system design, manufacturing, installation and operations, business development and field services
  • Program manager and senior engineer with Cooper-Cameron, Solar Turbines and General Electric with specializations in gas compression/upgrading and utility scale power generation

Vance Kemler

Chief Resource Officer

  • Leads feedstock analysis and optimization with decades of anaerobic digestion experience and background in zoology
  • 30+ years in the waste sector: oversaw Waste Management, Galveston, Lubbock, Denton, Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority operations  
  • Nationally acclaimed best practices leader – received Distinguished Achievement Award from the Solid Waste Association of North America
  • Published and implemented methane utilization research with University of Texas Arlington civil engineering department

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