Our People

Michael S. Long, Ph.D.

Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Mill Operations

Dr. Long is the Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Renaissance Fiber, LLC, and currently operates the Long Farm Hemp Mill. He also spearheads technological research and development. He has an extensive background in natural water and air chemistry that has proven invaluable to Renaissance Fiber.

Daniel Yohannes, Ph.D., MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Yohannes is the CEO of Renaissance Fiber, LLC. Prior to Renaissance Fiber, Dr. Yohannes had spent over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry at senior level positions in multiple companies, including most recently at Ophidion Inc., as Executive Director of Operations. His specialization in intellectual property & startup businesses supports the IP-driven business of Renaissance Fiber.

Andrew Hume

Chief Sustainability Officer


Andrew Hume is an environmental sustainability professional with over a decade of experience guiding  governments, international organizations, and private companies. Andrew focuses on identifying innovative solutions for the sustainable use of natural resources informed by interdisciplinary science and design to ensure a lasting impact, both in the USA and developing country contexts. He is currently completing his PhD in Environment & Resources at Stanford University. 


Yadkinville  |  Wilmington

North Carolina, USA

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