Pat McDuff

Pat McDuff

Chief Executive Officer

California Fueling, LLC

Pat McDuff serves as Chief Executive Officer of California Fueling LLC, which aids clients in developing a strategy to lower their carbon footprint as it pertains to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), specifically the Alternate Diesel Fuel Regulation (ADF) and its 2018 rollout.

Pat also serves in other capacities: President of Hull Partners LLC, focusing on fuel supply chain consulting services and Secretary for the Board of The Lost Children of Peru, a faith based ministry serving orphans in Peru.

Previously Pat spent over twenty-one years at Innospec Inc where he served as Executive Vice President and President, Innospec Fuel Specialities Americas.

Chris Russo

Chris Russo

Chief of Department, Hull, MA

Founder and Executive Vice President ELERTS Corporation

For the past 12 years, Chris has served as Chief of Department of Hull, Massachusetts and Deputy Fire Chief. He has over 30 years of experience, working in fire, medical and maritime rescue operations and has personally been involved in many high-profile events, including the Response and Reconnaissance Team at Ground Zero 9/11, the Response Team at the Worcester Cold Storage Fire, the rescue of kayakers trapped in the Weir River Culvert, the rescue of 175 people from a commuter boat accident in Boston Harbor as well as many more emergency response situations.

Chris is a lifelong First Responder and has received numerous awards including the State of Massachusetts’ “Medal of Honor”, recognizing his outstanding career in fire services, incident response and public safety education.

After witnessing countless injuries and/or loss of life due to a lack of communication during a crisis, Chris realized that the smartphone could be a game-changer not only for public safety but for K-12 Schools, Hospitals, Transit, Colleges and Corporate Campuses. ELERTS, creates public safety communications platforms centered on an emergency alert system app using the power and popularity of smartphones. ELERTS is changing the emergency response landscape by creating one of the most effective and robust public safety communication platforms through a mass notification system that utilizes smartphones. Using mobile technology to combine official-sourced emergency alerts with crowd-sourced reports, ELERTS is putting safety and security in the hands of smartphone users everywhere

Don Draizin

Don Draizin


Don Draizin Consulting LLC

Don Draizin Consulting has provided retained service and work for hire engagements to over a dozen different companies participating in the petroleum, alternative fuels and energy sector. Engagements have been with operators, marketers, private equity and other entities involved with the fuels business.

Don has over 50 years’ experience in the fuel world including supply chain management, spanning from supply to retail, executive management, ownership of private business, mergers and acquisition as well as being an active participant on various boards.

Prior to launching his consulting business, Don served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Owner of RAD Energy (Purchase, NY). RAD was the largest independent gasoline and diesel