Meet Our Staff

Our team features the most combined experience working on behalf of U.S. ethanol.
Troy Bredenkamp

Senior VP, Government & Public Affairs

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Since January, 2021, Troy Bredenkamp has served as RFA Senior Vice President, Government & Public Affairs.


Previously, Troy served as the Executive Director of Renewable Fuels Nebraska, the trade association for Nebraska’s ethanol producers.  In this role, he assured that the actions and directives of the RFN Board of Directors and its membership were successfully carried out, and managed the organization’s efforts with legislative and industry leaders both at the state and federal levels. Troy also served as the industry spokesperson and coordinated communication and marketing strategies on behalf of the membership.


Bredenkamp served as General Manager of the Nebraska Rural Electric Association, Executive Vice President of the Colorado Farm Bureau, and Director of Congressional Relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation in Washington, DC.


Bredenkamp is a native of York, Neb., where he was raised on a 500-acre diversified farm operation, still owned by his family.  He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a B.S. in education with a major in natural sciences.