speakerGus Simmons

Cavanaugh & Associates, P.A.

Gus Simmons, Jr., P.E. is the Director of Bioenergy and a partner at Cavanaugh & Associates. He is a passionate advocate for the development of our planet's bioenergy resources, particularly the utilization of organic wastes as feedstock for the development of biofuels, such as anaerobic digester biogas. Gus's efforts to promote and place into operation systems that harvest the carbon from organic wastes and use it to displace our dependency on fossil fuels are a prime example of Cavanaugh's commitment to cultivating the stewardship of our natural resources through innovation. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Biological & Agricultural Engineering, with a concentration in biological waste treatment.