Management and Board of Directors

Bryan Yeh, President and Chief Executive Officer

Bryan 2016c Prior to joining Community Fuels, Bryan was Vice President, Process Technologies for Intrexon, a leading synthetic biology company and was Chief Operations Officer for ZeaChem, a cellulosic ethanol company. Bryan has also held senior level positions with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he managed the biofuels practice and served as Chief Scientist for DARPA’s Algae to Jet fuel program, Assistant Vice President at General Electric, and numerous senior level positions at Cargill, where his responsibilities included the construction of Cargill’s Blair, Nebraska Corn Milling facility and start- up of Cargill’s Nutraceutical business. Bryan also served as Chair of the Northern California/Nevada section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and was the recipient of their Professional Progress award in 2011. Bryan has authored numerous peer reviewed papers in the area of distillation, biofuel production and gasification. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an MBA from the University of Minnesota, and is a registered professional engineer in the state of California.

Brad Baker, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board

brad baker Brad is one of the original visionaries behind Community Fuels. He is President and CEO of Codding Investments (, a real estate development, property management and commercial construction company. He serves on the board of directors for multiple businesses engaged in the clean technology field. Sonoma Mountain Village ( is being developed by Codding as one of the most sustainable communities in the world and is the first development in North America to be endorsed and accepted by the One Planet Communities program.

Jeff Allen, Co-Founder and Director

jeff allen Jeff is also one of the original visionaries behind Community Fuels. He is the owner of Allen LandDesign ( and Olivet Groves, businesses that have been powered by biodiesel for over 8 years. With over 20 years experience as a business owner and consultant, Jeff has developed sustainable practices to build healthy soils, cleanse and conserve water and sustain natural resources.


Dan Lanahan, Director

dan lanahan Dan was the Chairman of Lanahan & Reilley LLP ( He had a diverse transactional practice emphasizing on corporate law, particularly with start-ups and finance for foreign and domestic businesses. Dan serves on numerous boards of businesses and non-profit organizations and is the founding sponsor of the North Bay Angels Investment Group. His extensive contributions and community service have been recognized by many Northern California organizations.