OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
The executive team at Cenergy Solutions has assembled a superior group of executives and professionals with extensive experience in the natural gas industry and successful track record of building startups.
Founders include Owner, President, and Vice President of The Gas Connection, Inc., a 35-year-old natural gas business, and past President of the Rocky Mountain Gas Association.
Duane Judd, Chief Executive Officer, President
Duane brings over 20 years of business development and senior management experience to Cenergy Solutions. He has extensive experience developing key partner relationships in manufacturing and distribution channels for major corporations and emerging technology startups, as well as operational and P/L responsibility.
At Hitachi, Duane held positions in management, product marketing, and developed a team that grew revenue and profit from under $1M to over $70M under his leadership.
As Director of Sales and Marketing at Samsung, Duane was responsible for managing a $400 million business unit and was recognized for his outstanding and distinguished service.
He later joined in the early formation and value creation of network technology startups that were later acquired for $400 million and $80 million respectively. Duane’s business development and operational experience with major companies give him an insightful view in leading Cenergy Solutions.
Greg Fanger, Executive Vice President
Greg brings his executive team experience in the natural gas industry spanning over 39 years.
With the exception of a two year mission, Greg has been in the natural gas industry since 1974. Thirty five of those years have been as the owner and president of The Gas Connection Inc., where he has successfully promoted the use of natural gas.
The experience he received from providing natural gas lines and equipment for over 300,000 customers serves him well as he continues promoting natural gas within the mission statement of Cenergy Solutions.
As a past President of the Rocky Mountain Gas Association, he was instrumental in uniting utility companies, oil and gas companies and the private sector together.
Greg is now a master distributor for several natural gas compressor manufactures where the compressors are used in on-site CNG refueling stations. Greg Fanger is also a co-founder of Cenergy Solutions.
Executive Vice President
Gary Fanger, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer
Gary manages Cenergy’s world-wide operations and ANG test facility. Gary has extensive experience starting and developing new businesses. He was the founder of a natural gas installation business from 1972 until 1980.
Since that time Gary has started and run several international and U.S. businesses. Two of the companies he founded were sold to companies on the American and New York Stock exchanges.
Gary is the Team Leader and co-inventor of the patent pending ANG technology that has been developed by Cenergy. He has also been instrumental in Cenergy’s natural gas bi-fuel EPA approved conversion system that is tailored for ANG and CNG systems.
Michael Maxey, General Counsel and Secretary
Michael has recently begun expanding Cenergy’s product offerings by participating in a variety of business development projects. In addition to serving as an officer of the company, he advises all team members on a myriad of legal matters, including contractual and EPA and DOT compliance matters.
He supports the sales, marketing efforts and operations of Cenergy by helping close deals with new and existing clients and suppliers. Michael serves as an employment and labor law resource to Cenergy and is involved with logistics planning and implementation for product distribution.
Michael received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Chapman University School of Law.
He is admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts of the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California.
Kevin Fanger, Vice President, Business, Public and Home Fueling Station Division
Kevin has solid executive team experience in the natural gas and fueling business. As Vice President of The Gas Connection, Inc.
Kevin was instrumental in developing the unique environment to make that company the leader in their industry in the Colorado and surrounding states area with a 90% referrals record. He is a co-founder of Cenergy Solutions.
Business, Public and
Home Fueling Station Division
Harbans Gill, NGV Cylinder Engineer, Cenergy Solutions Advisory Committee Member
Harbans has worked in India for 27 years as an engineer for various manufacturing companies of high pressure, high temperature boilers and cylinders to be used in electrical power plants.
He has engineering experience in components like boiler tubes, tanks, coils, super heaters, pipes and other equipment needing high quality welds. He oversaw the manufacturing of large diameter pipes required for crude oil from ports to the refineries.
Harbans has extensive experience in manufacturing, quality control and marketing of metal cylinders, boilers, pipe and other related products.
Gary Cox, Chemist, Cenergy Solutions Advisory Committee Member
Gary has extensive executive team experience with testing and developing products from national and international businesses. He understands the need to reduce pollution in the U.S. and will assist in getting the best vehicle equipment tested and approved to be used in the U.S.
Gary is also helping to develop new products that can help make the conversion of vehicles to CNG more efficient and cost effective. Cenergy will be primarily looking to foreign companies to manufacture these products.