Kent Ryan Hartwig
Lobbying since: 2015
Kent Hartwig is a Manager, Corporate Affairs focusing on state and local government issues for Ames, Iowa based Renewable Energy Group. Kent joined REG in December of 2015 and has 17 years of experience working with state governments. He previously engaged legislators on behalf of the Iowa and Minnesota Senates, Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, and Advocacy Strategies, an Iowa based multi-client lobbying firm. Kent lives in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Political Science.
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is a leading North American advanced biofuels producer and developer of renewable chemicals. REG utilizes a nationwide production, distribution and logistics system as part of an integrated value chain model to focus on converting natural fats, oils and greases into advanced biofuels and converting diverse feedstocks into renewable chemicals. With 12 active biorefineries across the country, research and development capabilities and a diverse and growing intellectual property portfolio, REG is committed to being a long-term leader in bio-based fuels and chemicals.