Mr. Young has extensive experience in process engineering, cement chemistry, quality control, environmental emissions abatement and regulatory compliance. He has authored or co-authored more than 25 papers that cover cement manufacturing and emissions control. Mr. Young has worked as Chief Chemist, Production Engineer, Superintendent of Process and Production, and Manager of Energy and Environmental Affairs for major cement producers. He has conducted plant audits and feasibility studies for new plants and plant expansions. He consults with senior management of multiple companies to develop strategic plans. Mr. Young earned a Master’s degree in Management from the University of Redlands in Redlands, California. He achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla, MO.