Director,Management,President,Vice President Resume
|Desired Industry: Executive
|Desired Job Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
||Date Posted: 2/28/2008
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 28/2/2008
|Desired Wage: 48000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: No
|Highest Degree Attained: Masters
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Results-oriented and highly effective senior environmental management professional with a national reputation as a visionary creating profitable business opportunities in the risk management, recycling, and environmental service industries. Experienced in the development of multimillion dollar companies, programs and strategies capitalizing on new or stricter environmental standards which disadvantage existing competitors. . Effective lobbyist advocating new or revised law and rules to employ emerging technologies to increase program efficiencies and profitability. Expert in the evaluation of emerging environmental rules, developing systems to insure compliance throughout the enterprise, and directing environmental audits. Dynamic, charismatic and successful communicator who continuously addresses the concerns of project opponents while developing a broad base of support among the population at large, elected and appointed officials, civic and business organizations, and economic development boards through print and broadcast media and public relations campaigns.
Group Manager: Envioroment Health and Safety
Emhart Corporation in Farmington, CT
January 1981 to January 1985
[*] Responsible for environmental compliance and training at seven capacitor, timers, and electronic assembly plants and senior executives
[*] Developed and supervised industrial hygiene sampling, environmental sampling, monitoring, reporting, and record keeping systems throughout the Group
[*] Implemented industrial recycling program that eliminated disposal costs and reduced cost of solvents.
[*] Discovered the widespread contamination of PCBs in several manufacturing facilities.
[*] Assembled team of technical experts to investigate findings to the Emhart Board of Directors.
[*] Assembled a team of subject matter experts to confirm initial test results and findings.
[*] Emhart used the findings to file a civil suit against the sellers of the Group in U.S. Circuit Court. The sellers appealed the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court and lost. Emhart recovered all of its expenses plus a $70 Million punitive damage award..
[*] Offered a promotion to Corporate Director of Health, Safety and Environment.
Regional Facility Operations Manager
International Technology Corporation in Long Beach, CA
January 1985 to November 1988
Promoted from Director of Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance to Director to Regional Operations Manager of five treatment, storage, recycling, and disposal facilities.
[*] Evaluated business viability of operating facilities constructed and engineered, constructed, and operated before strict environmental permit rules and standards were imposed by US EPA.
[*] Eliminated expense of operating two non-essential facilities by "closing" two facilities as required under federal and state law and regulations.
[*] Aggressively mounted public and community relations campaign to turn around a negative public image and gained support from industrial and business communites
[*] Initiated and acted as program manager to significantly expand the capacity of the most profitable of the three remaining facilities.
The IT Board of Directors made a strategic change in the business structure by eliminating all operating facilities in the US to focus on engineering and environmental remediation services prior to the sale of the Company.
Chemical Waste Management, Inc. in Oakbrook, IL
January 1994 to January 2001
Promoted from Corporate Director, Environmental Compliance to General Manager of Chemical Waste Management of Indiana..
[*] Full strategic operating and profit and loss responsibility for daily management.
[*] Reversed declining annual revenues and increased profitability
[*] Creative problem solving to repair public image and create major expansion
[*] Innovated above ground design for new facility to expand potential revenues by $ 1 Billion
Corporate Director of Environmental Compliance (1994 – 1998)
[*] Combined cross-functional expert team of attorneys, engineers, and compliance officers to conduct environmental audits of all facilities in North America
[*] Deployed enterprise solution to allow all levels of management to determine compliance of corporate policy for environmental compliance and the action plans to improve compliance as needed.
Co-founder and President
American Environmental Insurance, LLC in Indianapolis, IN
January 1995 to March 2001
[*] Innovated the first Mortgagee’s Environmental Impairment Insurance program protecting institutional lenders from financial exposure to Superfund.
[*] Funded the project through a Private Offering to qualified investors
[*] Developed financial capacity in the international capital, insurance and reinsurance markets
[*] Eliminated the time need for lender’s to grant or deny industrial and commercial loans based upon the environmental history of the real estate.
[*] Eliminated the cost to borrowers incurred to conduct Phase I and II environmental assessments while creating an incentive to borrow from banks protected by the environmental impairment policy.
[*] Allowed lenders to insure entire current and future portfolio’s at a lower cost than conventional environmental insurance on the market.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indianapolis, IN
March 1975 to June 1981
[*] Manager of the Indiana Coastal Zone Management Program (1975 to 1981)
[*] Chief of Staff: Governor’s Water Resource Study Commission ( 1997 to 1981)
[*] Staff to Indiana Water Pollution Control Board
[*] Staff to Indiana Air Quality Board
Published, edited, and co-authored The Indiana Water Resource: Availability, Uses, and Needs and The Indiana Water Resource: Needs for the Future. The publication of the books was used as college texts and the findings were the basis of a comprehensive water resource management legislation and rules.
Director of Special Projects
Hugo Neu Corporation in Manhattan, NY
March 2001 to August 2007
[*] Managed project teams of attorneys, engineers, environmental scientists, transportation specialists, and governmental affairs specialists to select the ideal project location, obtain all local approvals and agreements, permit, design, and construct one of the largest non-ferrous, plastic, and glass recycling facilities in the U.S.
[*] Negotiated economic development and tax incentives
[*] Developed industrial park to surround the facility allowing customers to produce products using reclaimed plastics, foams, and glass while saving significant transportation costs for customers while creating an opportunity for long-term supplier-customer relationships.
[*] Managed all government and public relation campaigns related to project.
Co-founder and Program Manager
Two Rivers Recycling, LLC in Louisiana
August 2005 to January 2008
[*] Advised FEMA and the US Army Corps of Engineers to select the most efficient method to transport over 100 million tons of hurricane related debris following Hurricane Katrina.
[*] Created highly efficient barge loading and unloading methods, facilities, and permitted a barge terminal permit from the US Army Corps of Engineers within 9 months of Hurricane Katrina.
[*] Designed unique elevated debris disposal facility protected by a double levee system and recognized as the most unique, efficient, and safe facility of its kind in Louisiana.
[*] Initiated program to recover automobile parts by largest automotive parts supplier in the U.S.
[*] Implemented turn-key recycling operation recovering ferrous metals from automobiles, white goods, and commercial buildings as well as creating wood pulp for local paper mills.
[*] Developed high level of support within the Louisiana Senate and House of Representatives as well as other elected and appointed officials.
[*] Transporting debris in debris is exceptionally efficient compared to hauling over the road or by rail. Using barges also eliminated the damage to highways and bridges by the tens of thousands of tractor trailers hauling over the road.
University of San Diego in San Diego, CA
August 1968 to June 1970
University of California in Santa Cruz, CA
June 1970 to December 1973
Indiana University in Bloomington, IN
September 1976 to December 1976
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI
March 1981 to January 1981
Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN
March 1983 to March 1983
Qualification Grade Achieved
B.S. Pre-Med Transfered to UCSC
B.A. Biology and Environmental Affairs Honors
Master of Public Administration Environmental Engineering
Continuing Education How to Manager Managers
Continuing Education Contaminated Site Remediation
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