Gary D. Simpson
Founder and Chairman

Gary D. Simpson served as an officer and board member at XTO Energy, Inc., the leading producer of natural gas in the U.S. prior to its acquisition by Exxon in 2010. With decades of energy experience, Gary has worked in the international arena and U.S. energy production operations, including years on Wall Street. As a seasoned petroleum engineer, he is a strong advocate for the global transition to clean energy. He is currently president of Simpson Investments, Inc., with a portfolio focused on equities and alternative opportunities.

Gary’s prior company affiliations include XTO Energy, Simpson Oil & Land Company, Arco International Oil & Gas, Inc. and Exxon. His degrees include a B.S. in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and an M.F.A. from American Film Institute (AFI).

Tony Long
President and CTO

Tony Long brings several decades of organizational and project leadership in the aerospace, telecommunications, nuclear power and biofuels industries. He has led several first-of-kind technology development projects, resulting in successful delivery for customers like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, NASA, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy. Leveraging his mechanical engineering background with over a decade of operations leadership, Tony is committed to creating smarter energy alternatives that will enable sustainable solutions for the current and future needs of humanity.

Tony holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering, magna cum laude, and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from Boston University.

Mark Mills
Vice Chairman and EVP

For over two decades, Mark Mills has been an accomplished entrepreneur with significant experience in natural products and renewable energies. He is a strong advocate for a cleaner and more sustainable planet. Mark co-founded a leading commodities trading company and introduced critical feedstock to commercial agriculture and renewable energy companies throughout North America. Over the course of a decade he has served a variety of clients including ConAgra, Cargill, Hormel, Fuji Vegetable Oil, Smithfield Foods, Tyson Foods and REG/Renewable Energy Group.

Mark received a B.A. in business management and economics from St John’s University, where he played football for the winningest coach in college football history, the legendary John Gagliardi.

Brad Yacullo
Chief Operating Officer

Over the past decade, Mr. Yacullo has consulted in business strategies and product innovations for the renewable energy sector. He brings a background of experience to Agra Energy in computer programming, technology sales and applications and also team-building for “start-up companies.” Across industries, he has collaborated with diverse partners, including Cisco Systems, Borg Warner Acceptance Corp. and CBS Outdoor, while engaging in private investments. As chief operating officer, Brad will lead our team in all areas of site acquisition, contract negotiations and product sales for the Micro GTL plants.

Mr. Yacullo holds a BS degree in business administration, with a major in information systems, from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

John Bunnel
Chief Financial Officer

John has twenty-eight years of experience advising boards, management, investors, corporate bankers, investment bankers, attorneys, accountants, and regulators with respect to restructures, reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, valuations, corporate strategy and corporate structure.

John began his career with Ernst & Young’s Financial Advisory Group in 1989. Over the course of seven years, he served a variety of clients including Wal-Mart, TU Electric, Trammell Crow, Lincoln Property Company, Piggly Wiggly, Bank of America, NationsBank, PNC Bank, Capstead Mortgage, Capstone Partners, Wingate Partners, Lomas Realty, Southmark, Southland, Fairfield Communities, AmWest Savings and Aviall Aviation.

John was chief financial officer for four divisions of Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Group with assets approaching $50 billion, generating $1 billion in after-tax income. Subsequently, John was chief financial officer for two divisions of GMAC Mortgage LLC – Ditech and GMAC Direct, with annual revenues in excess of $700 million each during his tenure. In 2010, John founded Fractional CFO, Inc. and provides Interim CFO and Strategic Advisory Services to a select group of clients across the US.

Contact Us

For technology and business related inquiries:

Tony Long
President / CTO
Tony.Long@agraenergy.com
619-339-7279

For field service and installation inquiries:

Brad Yacullo
Chief Operating Officer
Brad.Yacullo@agraenergy.com
310-962-5291

For Marketing/Media/PR inquiries:

Trent Broin
VP Business Development
Trent.Broin@agraenergy.com
310-562-4838