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Chief Scientific Officer, Ferm Solutions

Dr. Pat Heist

Pat smelling flask of mash

Patrick serves as Chief Scientific Officer for Ferm Solutions - a provider of fermentation products and technical support to the fuel and beverage ethanol industries. Together, he and his research team collaborate with industrial and academic partners on projects related to bacteria control during ethanol production, yeast strain selection and improvement, and antibiotic resistance. Patrick is also the Co-Owner of Wilderness Trail Distillery, an expansion of operations at Ferm Solutions.