Craig Whitlock serves as Chairman & Founder of Renewable Biomass Group (RBG), a wood waste to industrial wood pellet company. He has over 17 years of experience building international business partnerships between senior diplomats/heads-of-state, civil society, and private companies for Defense, Health, and Agriculture projects & initiatives. In the role as Founder, his responsibility was and continues to be the cultivation of investment relationships, including the partner relationship with Cargill. Alongside investor relations, he developed and maintains State & Local Governmental and commercial partnerships with RBG’s various stakeholders.
Prior to RBG, Craig led Stoller Group’s establishment in South Africa by establishing their first chemical production facility in Nelspruit. Initial product development targeted the Sub-Saharan agrochemical market and expanded to markets throughout Africa and the Middle East within four (4) years. He returned to the USA to lead Stoller’s USA operations, which was recently acquired by Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA).
Before his civilian career, Craig served 13 years with distinction as a decorated Airborne/Ranger qualified commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. He majored in Hebrew/Middle Eastern Politics & Business at the University of Pittsburgh and Liberty University, where he received his Bachelor of Science.