John Nies

Vice President of Operations

John oversees all HERO BX operations across the 3 facilities. John began his career at HERO BX as a college intern and has worked his way up from an Operations Engineer to Director of Procurement and Logistics, to Vice President of Operations, where he leads all sourcing for feedstock and chemicals utilized in the production of biodiesel.

An Erie native, John earned a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University in Biosystems Engineering with a minor in BioEngineering and a master’s in Engineering Management from Gannon University. John and his wife Nicole have two children and he enjoys coaching his children’s sports teams as well as playing and watching sports.

“We know that HERO BX is only as good as the relationship we have with our customers. We pride ourselves on providing a high-quality product without fail, on time deliveries and a timely response each time, every time. Fuel For Humanity is grounded in each customer and the HERO BX way always puts the needs of that customer before our own.” ~ John Nies

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The HERO BX mission is to be a reliable producer and distributor of biodiesel which exceeds industry standards. HERO BX produces and delivers biodiesel, a cleaner burning renewable drop-in replacement for diesel and heating oil applications. These products reduce carbon emissions, create jobs in the United States, promote energy security and serve the community.

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