Shannon Hollis Welcomed to Advanced Biofuels USA Board of Directors
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Advanced Biofuels USA Welcomes Shannon Hollis to Its Board of Directors

For more information:  Joanne Ivancic, Executive Director  301-644-1395  (cell: 301-524-6841)

For Immediate Release January 24, 2017—Frederick, MD  At its ninth annual meeting on January 19, 2017, Advanced Biofuels USA, an educational nonprofit dedicated to the understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels, elected and welcomed Shannon Hollis, Program Director at the Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center at Ohio State University to the board of directors.

Continuing Advanced Biofuels USA's close relationship with OBIC, executive director, Joanne Ivancic noted, " We are happy to have Shannon Hollis take the place of Barbara Vieira who previously represented OBIC on the  Advanced Biofuels USA board.  Not only does Hollis bring experience on an Ohio soy-to-jet fuel project, her work with OBIC continues to inform our organization about development of bioproducts and biochemicals.  She provides expertise and contacts with that sector of the bioeconomy that enables us to serve our multi-level audience.  We are very excited to have Shannon join us."
Hollis has been at OBIC for about eight years, currently managing project efforts for microwave assisted thermal sterilization technology and leading OBIC’s Education and Outreach efforts. Previously, she managed the natural fiber and fillers program and conducted a market study of homeowners and architects on sustainable building practices.  Earlier in her career, Hollis held several positions of increasing responsibility in Research and Development at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. She has extensive process and formulations experience in the development of commercially viable consumer lawn and garden products. Her work led to two patents as co-inventor of improved pesticide formulations. Shannon received a BA in Chemistry from Miami University and an MBA from Capital University.

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Photo:  Shannon Hollis, Program Director, Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center

Advanced Biofuels USA,a nonprofit educational organization advocates for the adoption of advanced biofuels as an energy security, military flexibility, economic development and climate change mitigation/pollution control solution.  Our key tool for accomplishing this is our web site,, a resource for everyone from opinion-leaders, decision-makers and legislators to industry professionals, investors, feedstock growers and researchers; as well as journalists, teachers and students.

Contact:  Joanne Ivancic, Executive Director, Advanced Biofuels USA; 301-644-1395,  (cell:  301-524-6841);

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