Governor Ted Kulongoski presented the award to SeQuential founder Tomas Endicott and CEO Dave Garten on December 7, 2007, at the Oregon Convention Center.
SeQuential, founded in 2002, sells a number various biofuel blends which include ethanol and biodiesel. The company's efforts are credited for improving the environment, decreasing dependence upon foreign energy and improving the local economy.
Other 2007 award recipients include: Gerding Edlen Development Company, LLC; Doc and Connie Hatfield, Founders, Oregon Country Natural Beef; COL (Ret.) Scott McCrae, Director, Oregon Army National Guard Reintegration Team; and, Cycle Oregon.
The Governors Gold Awards event benefits Special Olympics Oregon, a unique organization serving Special Olympics athletes statewide since 1972.
Source: Governor's Gold Award
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