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Professional Experience:
L4 Strategies, Inc. (formally DAL Dimensions)
San Mateo, CA – Principal – (Prior 3/01 – 5/02) 4/07 – present
Consulting focused on operational design and implementation, with a strong background in solid waste management solutions and diversion program development. Provide support to private and public entities in the areas of program implementation and administration, diversion and disposal planning / marketing, education and training, and workflow and system design. Conduct analysis on specific diversion topics, acquisition projects and develop long range planning tools for maintaining solid waste and recycling contracts. Develop and analyze systems to enhance process flow and tracking mechanisms, including account maintenance, cost and time monitoring, and work order processing. Research and write grant applications and proposal responses to RFPs. Specialized in domestic and international plastic end-markets.
Goalson Development Corporation
Hayward, CA – Vice President/Chief Operating Officer – 10/05 – 8/07
Managed $3M dollar plastic processing and recycling company with 25 employees. Developed and managed marketing strategy for the purchase and sell of various grades of plastic. Assist in coordination of East Asia marketing. Managed national accounts throughout the United States. Established domestic markets for plastic materials. Coordinated grant implementation and reporting.
Allied Waste Industries
Fremont, CA – General Manager, Allied Waste of Alameda County – 6/03 – 9/05
Managed $40M dollar solid waste and recycling collection company with 110 employees. Collection company servicing 50,000 residential customers and 5,000 commercial businesses. Maintained direct contact with city staff and council to ensure contract obligations and negotiate changes. Responsible for the P&L statements and maintain expenses to achieve budget goals. Developed and implemented manager and supervisor training to enhance staff skills. Marketed local cities and council for future municipal contracts. Developed, proposed, and implemented food waste collection and process program.
Allied Waste Industries
San Mateo, CA – Site Manager, Allied Waste Industries San Carlos Transfer Station and Recyclery – 9/02 – 5/03
Managed $30M dollar transfer station and recycling company with 50 employees. Company serviced 180 collection trucks and 500 private customers daily. Maintained and negotiated contract changes. Responsible for P&L statements and maintained expenses to achieve budget goals. Design and implemented a new self-haul and commercial F&D transfer program for offsite recycling processing.
Hilton Farnkopf & Hobson
Walnut Creek, CA – Senior Associate – 9/99 – 2/01
Prepared request for proposals (RFPs) and franchise agreements for solid waste, recycling and green waste collection services. Developed and implemented city recycling and construction & demolition programs. Managed recycling and source reduction audits. Prepared CIWMB Annual Reports and base year adjustments. Conducted operational and financial analysis on solid waste and recycling services.
Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI)
Houston, TX – Corporate System Specialist / Trainer – 9/98 - 8/99
Participated in the design and development of a national customer service process. Wrote a field user’s guide detailing the end to end process and system instructions. Process expert for the development of a computer based training program, used by over 2,700 employees. Facilitated the national rollout of the new process over a 20-week period by conducting facility training, system assessments, and staffing adjustment plans. Developed self-monitoring guidelines to help ensure continued compliance. Conducted quality control analysis and follow-up review and training with facilities out of compliance.
Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI)
Los Angeles, CA – Recycling / Contract Manager / Trainer – 9/98 - 8/99
Participated in the design and development of a national customer service process. Wrote a field user’s guide detailing the end to end process and system instructions. Process expert for the development of a computer based training program, used by over 2,700 employees. Facilitated the national rollout of the new process over a 20-week period by conducting facility training, system assessments, and staffing adjustment plans. Developed self-monitoring guidelines to help ensure continued compliance. Conducted quality control analysis and follow-up review and training with facilities out of compliance.
Clements Environmental
Los Angeles, CA – Staff Engineer – 9/93 - 12/95
Permitted several material recovery facilities (MRFs) and transfer stations. Prepared land use and environmental permits for solid waste facilities. Prepared NPDES Storm Water Pollution Prevention and Monitoring Plans and conducted monitoring training. Supervised waste characterization studies including waste sorts, phone research, and review of cities Source Reduction Recycling Elements. Conducted environmental audits evaluating facility compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Developed health and safety plans and training programs for solid waste and recycling facility. Conducted business development activities and prepared project budgets and proposals.


Education:
Bachelor of Science, Environmental and Occupational Health, Minor in Biology
California State University, Northridge, 5/93
Certificate in Hazardous Waste Management
California State University, Northridge, 5/92


Teaching:
Instructor in Solid Waste Management Certificate Program
University of California, Los Angeles Extension, Spring 1998


Skills:
  • Excellent skills in community relations, public speaking and meeting facilitation
  • Ability to clearly and concisely present ideas through verbal and written means
  • Specialist in computer database development and design.


References:
Burbank Recycling
Geoff Folsom, President
(818) 841-9700
500 South Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502
Recology (formally Norcal Waste Systems, Inc.)
Gino Gasparini
(650) 401-4447
1356 Marsten Road
Burlingame, CA 94010-2406
DH Strategic Solutions
Dwight Herring, President
(253) 495-1461
P.O Box 112350
Tacoma, WA 98411
Stopwaste.org
Alameda County Waste Management Authority
Justin Leher, Project Manager
(510) 891-6500
1537 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612
RethinkWaste.org
South Bayside Waste Management Authority
Hilary Gans, Operations Contracts Manager
(650) 802-3507
610 Elm Street, Suite 202
San Carlos, CA 94070
Contact us today to begin solving your waste management and recycling needs.
What we can do for you
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Diversion & Recycling Design / Marketing
  • Specialty in Plastic End-Markets
  • Education & Training
  • Workflow & System Design
  • Project Management
  • Long Range Planning Development
Recent Projects
Project Manager for a MRF and Transfer Station Development project. Coordinated permitting efforts for client by managing the City Planning process, working with engineering firms preparing specialized studies on issues related to air, noise, and traffic. Expect to oversee construction management team in the preparation of the building of the facility.