CEO & President
Tommy’s passion is creating culture and growing leaders to generate profit growth. Following 10 years of service as an Army Officer, he amassed 20+ years of success stories with industry-leading companies, predominately in plastic/paper converting and glass recycling. He was the COO of Milano Hat Company and the VP of Operations for Strategic Materials, the North American leader in glass recycling.
Tommy’s broad industry experience and triumphs across all aspects of business—sales and marketing, operations, consulting, and financial services—make him exceptionally competent to lead our team as President of Pioneer Recycling Services.
Tommy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Management from The United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master’s Degree in Education from The University of Georgia.
COO & Executive Vice President
Greg has worked in the Recycling and Waste Industries for the past 27 years. Prior to joining Pioneer Recycling, he served as Plant Manager for WestRock’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Portland, Oregon. He brings detailed knowledge of and extensive experience in MRF operation and management to his role with Pioneer.
Mark has 30 years’ experience working in a variety of Accounting/Finance roles as well as General Manager roles in the food processing, construction and medical/pharmaceuticals industries. He joined Pioneer Recycling on a consulting basis as Controller in 2016.
Mark has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Washington State University
Don has worked in a variety of capacities in the Recycling Industry for several decades beginning with Weyerhaeuser Recycling in Washington where he has focused on project engineering and maintenance for over 25 years. He joined Pioneer as Maintenance & Engineering Project Manager in 2015 and has been an integral part of every improvement project at both plants ever since. He brings a wealth of knowledge and hands on experience to his role at Pioneer Recycling.
Plant Manager Tacoma
James has worked in a variety of capacities in the Recycling Industry for the past twenty-eight years beginning with Weyerhaeuser Recycling in Washington. He has served as Plant Manager at Pioneer’s Tacoma plant since 2010. He brings a wealth of knowledge and hands on experience to his role at Pioneer Tacoma.
Plant Manager Clackamas
Jose has worked in a variety of capacities in the Recycling Industry for the past 20 years beginning with Smurfit Recycling in Oregon. He has served as Plant Manager at Pioneer’s Clackamas plant since 2012. He brings a wealth of knowledge and hands on experience to his role at Pioneer Clackamas.