Casella Waste Methods, Inc. introduced that the Firm’s President and Chief Working Officer, Edwin D. Johnson, plans to retire on June 30, 2022. The Firm additionally introduced that its Senior Vice President, Chief Monetary Officer and Treasurer, Edmond “Ned” R. Coletta, will assume the position of President and Chief Monetary Officer efficient July 1, 2022. On that date, the Firm additionally plans to advertise Sean M. Steves, its present Senior Vice President of Operations, to Senior Vice President and Chief Working Officer of Strong Waste Operations; and promote Jason M. Mead from his present position of Vice President of Finance to Senior Vice President of Finance & Treasurer.
“These thrilling management adjustments comply with a multi-year succession planning course of,” mentioned John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella. “The Board of Administrators and administration have labored onerous to establish and construct the subsequent technology of leaders all through the group to make sure continuity, and extra importantly to take care of and construct upon our tradition and core values.”
“I want to thank Ed for his service to the corporate and his stable contributions to our success,” Casella mentioned. “Ed has been a steadying power all through his tenure with Casella, and his management type and embodiment of our values has helped to form our successful tradition. We’ve nice confidence within the group that he has constructed over the past 12-years, and we imagine that our key working applications will proceed his legacy.”
“My time at Casella has been very rewarding and I want to thank John and our group for 12 superb years to cap my profession within the stable waste business,” mentioned Ed Johnson, President & Chief Working Officer of Casella. “We’ve achieved many targets as a group over this time, however I’m particularly happy with my contribution in direction of shaping a constructive tradition centered round our shared core values. Over the past a number of years I’ve targeted my time growing the subsequent technology of management and I really feel comfy that I’m leaving the operations in nice arms.”
“I’m excited for Ned to tackle the President’s position as a part of our long-term management succession plan,” Casella mentioned. “Ned has been a driving power in our success as an organization over the past 10-years, as he helped to reset the strategic path of the corporate, construct monetary and capital self-discipline, set up accountability all through the group, and enhance danger administration applications. He’s broadly revered by our group for his onerous work, integrity, and straight-forward type. Along with his continued management, I’m assured that Casella is effectively positioned to additional construct shareholder worth and profitably develop our enterprise.”
Ned Coletta has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Monetary Officer and Treasurer since December 2012. Mr. Coletta joined the Firm in December 2004 and beforehand served as our Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations from January 2011 to December 2012. From 2002 till he joined the Firm, Mr. Coletta served because the Chief Monetary Officer and was a member of the Board of Administrators of Avedro, Inc. an early-stage medical gadget firm that he co-founded. From 1997 to 2001, he served as a analysis and improvement engineer for Lockheed Martin Michoud House Methods. Mr. Coletta holds an MBA from the Tuck Faculty of Enterprise at Dartmouth Faculty and a Bachelor of Science diploma from Brown College in Supplies Science Engineering.
Sean Steves has served as our Senior Vice President of Operations since 2019. Mr. Steves joined the Firm in April 2018 as our Vice President of Operational Initiatives. Mr. Steves has helped to enhance our working efficiency by way of his management and implementation of key applications resembling service excellence, fleet automation, dynamic route optimization and on-board computing. From 2016 till he joined the Firm in 2018, he was the Director of Operations Assist for Republic Companies, Inc. Mr. Steves has 25 years of Operations expertise within the waste business beginning as a switch station scale operator. He has held roles of accelerating duty ever since, together with Operations Supervisor, Operations Supervisor, and Basic Supervisor. Mr. Steves holds a Bachelor of Arts diploma from DePaul College with a focus in Sustainable Administration.
Jason Mead has served as our Vice President of Finance since February 2021. Mr. Mead joined the Firm in June 2010 and has served in finance roles of accelerating duty throughout this era. Mr. Mead has been instrumental in bettering our budgeting and forecasting course of, implementing pricing technique and bettering execution, and serving to to create and implement danger administration applications. From 2007 till he joined the Firm, Mr. Mead held numerous finance roles at Constancy Investments Inc. Mr. Mead holds a BS in Enterprise Administration with a focus in Finance from the College of Vermont. Mr. Johnson plans to remain on in an advisory capability for the rest of 2022 to make sure a seamless transition.