Core Competencies

  • Project Development Services
  • Project Needs Analysis
  • Preliminary Feasibility Studies
  • Technology Assessment and Selection
  • Project Risk Analysis

The CORE of Who We Are

Our Identity

Cornerstone Resources develops and deploys waste management processing technologies that re-purpose a broad spectrum of organic wastes. These technologies are meant to create a strong foundation for our clients on which to build and improve their products and processes. At the heart of our business is efficiency. The ability to break down, re-purpose, and reuse is important to how we work and benefits our clients and the greater community in which we live. Our identity is constructed the same way we develop our technologies; from the ground up. To that end, we represent a strong foundation and a drive to always look ahead and around the corner to new and exciting possibilities.

Ron Barmore - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Barmore is an experienced senior executive and developer of renewable energy projects and has been involved in the industry for over 35 years. Prior to becoming an independent developer Mr. Barmore was the director of project development for Range Fuels, inc. where he managed the company’s efforts in the siting, development and permitting of new projects and the sourcing of feedstock materials. Ron has spent the majority of his career managing the development of projects in the alternative energy field, primarily in the WTE industry. Prior to Range, he spent six years as the senior executive in charge of all business development efforts for Barlow Projects, Inc., a small WTE company that specialized in redeveloping older municipal waste facilities. His career also includes five years with ABB Resource Recovery Systems as a Manager of Business Development and twelve years with a leader in the WTE industry, Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc., where he held a number of financial management roles including the VP of Finance for Wheelabrator’s Energy Systems division. Ron is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelors of Business Administration and a major in Accounting.

Peter Chanin - Director of Business Development

Mr. Chanin has been engaged in consulting activities primarily involved with renewable energy technologies and feedstocks for use with those technologies for the past 20 years. He provided business development, project development, and feedstock development assistance to Biomass Gas & Electric LLC (BG&E) for 8 years. Since 2010 Peter has provided similar assistance to White Technology, LLC and Rentech, Inc. Prior to joining BG&E, Peter was involved with renewable energy through early involvement with Battelle Labs and the now Rentech SilvaGas® Gasification Technology, being an initial shareholder in Future Energy Resources Company (FERCO) the then owner of the technology. Peter has considerable experience in many aspects of biomass project development and in particular to mating technology with feedstock opportunities. Peter is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a degree in International Finance and Economics, and has a JD degree from The Emory University School of Law.

Project Management

Cornerstone Resources, LLC develops and deploys waste management and waste processing technologies. We have the experience to guide and manage the process from conception to completion.

Process Optimization

We employ technologies that effectively upgrade a broad spectrum of organic wastes by re-purposing targeted solid waste streams and other organic materials as valuable sources of low cost feedstock for anaerobic digestion, bio-energy, and bio-products applications.

Key Project Milestones

Cornerstone will provide a project screening service to the client that evaluates the project viability of opportunities identified by either party. The evaluation will be based upon a mutually agreed upon scoring system that screens and ranks the possibilities using Cornerstone’s Project Assessment Tool "PAT" screening process.