Board of Directors
Mr. Fritz Corrigan
Mr. Corrigan is the retired founding President, CEO and a Director of the Mosaic Company and a retired Executive Vice President of Cargill, Incorporated. From 1995-1999 he was President of Cargill's Ag/Biosciences Group. Prior to his forty-year career at Cargill Mr. Corrigan served in the Intelligence Branch of the U.S. Army. He received his B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.
Mr. Bruce Ferguson
A co-founder of Edenspace, Mr. Ferguson is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ferguson is a former Director and Chief Operating Officer of Orbital Sciences Corporation, a space technology company (NYSE:ORB). Before co-founding Orbital, Mr. Ferguson was an attorney in the corporate and securities department of the Chicago law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1981, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and an A.B. magna cum laude in Government from Harvard College in 1976. Mr. Ferguson is a Trustee of the Carnegie Institution of Washington and a member of the Kansas Innovation Consortium.
Mr. Kenneth Frahm
Mr. Frahm is former Co-Chairman of the Kansas Energy Council and is on the USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee for Kansas. From 1998-2000 he was President and CEO of the Kansas Development Finance Authority. Mr. Frahm is a Kansas farmer whose family enterprises produce over 500,000 bushels of grain annually. Mr. Frahm has served on numerous corporate and university boards and state committees since receiving his MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and his BA in Economics from Fort Hays (Kansas) State College.
Ms. Heather R. Sandiford
Director and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Sandiford is a co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of the Company. She is a former Market Research Analyst at Quaker Oats Company in Chicago, and a former Senior Research Associate at Bain & Company and Research Associate at the Boston Consulting Group. She received her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and her A.B. from Harvard College.
Dr. Harrison H. Schmitt
A private business and scientific consultant, Dr. Schmitt is a member of the Company's Board of Directors. As scientist-astronaut on the Apollo XVII mission in 1972, Dr. Schmitt contributed significantly to scientific understanding of lunar geology. He then served as NASA's Assistant Administrator for Energy Programs. After leaving NASA, he served as U.S. Senator from New Mexico from 1977 to 1983. He received his B.S. degree from Caltech, and after study in Oslo as a Fulbright Scholar received his Ph.D. in Geology from Harvard University.
Adm. Richard Truly
Admiral Truly serves as a member of the Company's Board of Directors. He was director of the U.S. DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado and Executive Vice President of Midwest Research Institute from 1997-2005. Prior to leading NREL, Adm. Truly was Vice President of the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1992-1997. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council's Space Studies Board.