Element Markets LLC is pleased to announce that Karl Greissinger will be joining as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and Leslie Ward, who served as the COO since 2016 will become Chief Financial Officer. The moves strengthen Element Markets’ senior leadership team in support of the Company’s continued growth. Mr. Greissinger brings deep energy industry expertise in environmental commodities, refined products and natural gas markets.
“Karl’s extensive career in the petroleum industry and his passion and dedication to the renewable fuels market was the perfect fit for us.” said Angela Schwarz, the Company’s President and CEO. “With Karl coming in as our COO and Leslie taking the helm of finance, I believe we now have one of the strongest leadership teams in the environmental commodities industry.”
Prior to joining Element Markets, Mr. Greissinger was Managing Counsel at Marathon/Andeavor, the largest (Fortune 50) U.S. publicly traded petroleum refining company, where he lead the Commercial Legal Team and negotiated domestic and international commodity agreements including, crude, products, NGLs, natural gas, as well as environmental credits including RINs, LCFS credits, CCOs and CCAs.
“I am excited and honored to be joining the leadership team of such a first-class organization and I look forward to tackling the challenges that lie ahead.” said Mr. Greissinger.
Mr. Greissinger holds a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from UCLA. He is admitted in both the California and Texas Bars.
Leslie Ward has been with the company since 2008 and has held various senior management positions throughout the Company. Ms. Ward is a CPA and has an MBA with a concentration in finance.
About Element Markets
Element Markets is a leading Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) marketing and environmental commodity company that applies its diverse expertise to provide structured compliance and optimization services to prominent corporate and institutional clients. The company has a successful track record within the emissions, carbon, and renewable energy credit, biogas, renewable natural gas, and renewable fuel credits markets. Founded in 2005, Element Markets LLC is headquartered in Houston, TX.
More information about the company is available at www.elementmarkets.com.