Wayne R. Freese – Advisor
Dr. Freese is a Director of the Bakken Investment Group (BIG). BIG has invested in and operated multiple saltwater disposal facilities in the Bakken. Dr. Freese serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Prairie Holdings Group, LLC, a holding company that provides financial information, budget planning and human resources and payroll services for six companies in the agribusiness and animal health industry. Dr. Freese is a co-founder of Oxford Laboratories (now owned by Merck) and Newport Laboratories, Inc. (now owned by Merial). He has served as a bank director and held positions on several economic planning committees. Dr. Freese attended Iowa State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He also received a Master’s degree in Swine Preventative Medicine from the University of Minnesota.