Darrell Kelsoe, COO
PFM’s Chief Operating Officer, Darrell Kelsoe, has decades of experience in timber, biomass, and renewable energy projects. Mr. Kelsoe is a top ranked expert in forest management of offshore forest concessions and has successfully executed several millions acres of large scale timber/biomass projects in the United States, Belize, Guyana, Brazil, and Peru.
He has years of experience logging, saw milling, and building wood treating facilities for lumber, cross ties, plywood, and particle board production. In addition, he has set up greenfield operations in remote, almostinaccessible parts of South America. In some of the sites he developed the total compound: electric generating systems, fuel supply, roads, airstrip, and medical facilities.
After college, Mr. Kelsoe enlisted in the US Army and is a Vietnam era veteran. While in the military he received his private pilot license, a great asset for transportation into remote areas in the bush.
Mr. Kelsoe holds multiple patents in wood processing techniques and devices.