and the FEP team provided the executive management of Hawkeye Growth, LLC. Hawkeye Growth was a 220-million-gallon-per-year ethanol production company with two production facilities in Iowa employing approximately 50 people. Experts from Filsinger Energy Partners acted as CEO, CFO and operations supervisor at Hawkeye Growth and provided other supporting functions. We were responsible for all activities of the company including the production, sale and transport of ethanol.
During this interim role, the management team, led by Filsinger Energy Partners, managed Hawkeye Growth’s operations, margins and cash flow while addressing complex third-party contractual issues, critical employment issues and significant environmental matters. Filsinger Energy Partners’ efforts culminated in the sale of the Hawkeye Growth facilities to Flint Hills Resources. Upon completion of the sale, the interim management team conducted a successful transition to the new owner and the incoming management team.