Management Team

  • Patrick R. Gruber, Ph.D.
    Patrick R. Gruber, Ph.D.
    Chief Executive Officer

    Dr. Patrick Gruber is the Chief Executive Officer of Gevo and has served as a director of the company since 2007. Previously, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Outlast Technologies Inc., a technology and marketing company primarily serving the textile industry. In 1997

    Chief Executive Officer
  • Christopher Ryan, Ph.D.
    Christopher Ryan, Ph.D.
    President and Chief Operating Officer

    Dr. Christopher Ryan is the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Gevo. He started his tenure at Gevo in 2009 with more than 20 years of experience in strategic leadership, business development and research and product development in biobased materials. Most recently, Dr.

    President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.
    Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.
    General Counsel and Secretary

    Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr. has served as General Counsel and Secretary at Gevo since January 2016. Prior to joining Gevo, he served as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary at Alacer Gold Corp., a publicly-traded gold mining company. Prior to Alacer Gold, he served as the Assistant General

    General Counsel and Secretary