Chief Operating Officer: Clemens Halene
Halene is a German citizen and has been in the states since 1999. He has held positions of Vice President of Engineering and Marketing to President. He formerly held the position of President of Tekfor USA, which is a subsidiary of the worldwide Neumayer Group, a German-based global supplier of precision machined steel forgings with 2,200 employees worldwide. The U.S. operation and manufacturing plant was started in 2001 to serve U.S. automotive customers. Halene left the automotive industry specifically to seek a new start in energy. Halene holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
Senior Vice President, Environmental Operations: Scott Nally
Nally brings more than 20 years of public and private environmental management experience to quasar. Nally served as the former Director of the Ohio EPA for three years, beginning in 2011. Prior to this position, Nally spent six years as the assistant commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Scott has an undergraduate degree in biological sciences from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in science from the University of Wyoming.
In his role, Scott provides leadership, management and the vision necessary to ensure operating efficiency. He is responsible for providing day-to-day leadership for laboratory, regulatory, equate, biomass and logistics.