Paul Koenig
Paul Koenig

Raised on a family “Century Award” farm in central Minnesota USA and later attended the University of Minnesota participating in varsity football for the Gophers while majoring in business and science.

After college Paul became involved in real estate starting out volunteering for property owners eventually becoming one of the largest private voucher-based Section 8 HUD housing providers in the upper Midwest. Paul’s personal real estate portfolio has included 750+ real estate transactions, new construction builds of 100+ new properties in low-income neighborhoods and 100+ fully remodeled (complete code compliance properties) multi-family properties.

Currently, Paul is the CEO of Viroment, an award-winning cleantech company in the wastewater space. The company’s innovative technology reduces wastewater sludge footprints by up to 95% creating clean reuse water and a valuable multiuse bio-cake.
(November 2017) Paul was invited to a Beijing China to participate in the historic US Commercial Services Trade Mission event held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing China. Viroment executed contracts in the amount of $800M with Hangzhou Iron and Steel and $100M with Guanye Guangdong Environmental Protection Company Limited; both of which are Chinese Government State-Owned Companies. The signing event was personally witnessed by United States Secretary Commerce Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping (China).

Russ Vering
Russ Vering

Russ owns and operates two feed mills in partnership with a large Cooperative. The feed mill, Central Plains Milling, manufactures feed for traditional livestock. Russ attended the University of Nebraska near where he was raised and operates his successful mills.

Russ has been recognized for his participation in The National Pork Board Transportation Quality Assurance Task Force and related work in Washington D.C.

Russ is a board member of the Nebraska Pork Producers Council. Russ participates in US trade missions and is an advisor for government oversight and regulatory compliance.

Chris Reimers
Chris Reimers

Chris is originally from nearby West Point, Nebraska. Chris attended the University of Nebraska‑Lincoln majoring in Agricultural Engineering. Recently, Chris played an integral role in the Costco “1 Billion Bird Facility” in Nebraska: Costco’s 1,000,000,000 Bird Project.

Chris’s current footprint includes manure marketing that spans across their 8,000 barns‑built client‑base across the Central USA. Chris’s top clients control 80% of the regional livestock space.

Viroment’s technology converts a disposal cost into a profit center. Viroment typically does not make its equipment available to the public for sale resulting in an exclusive lock down on the market for our partnerships

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