Leadership

  • Ed Genovese

    Chief Executive Officer

    Ed is a veteran of the Environmental Services industry with 25 years of experience. He holds a BA from Davidson College and an MBA from the University of Georgia. Ed has executive-level experience focused on Waste Management, Refining, Recycling, Waste Water Treatment, Transportation and EHS Management in multi-location, industrial services setting. Additionally Ed has a working knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry and has experience with highly engineered products in the E&P arena. Ed is a former NORA (An Association of Responsible Recyclers) Board Member and has served as a Principal Consultant to the Environmental Services Industry lending expertise in Operating Efficiency, Voice of Customer Initiatives and Mergers & Acquisitions.

  • Tim Grout

    Chief Financial Officer

    Tim has over 30 years in accounting and finance with experience in multiple industries including construction, manufacturing and oil and gas.  He holds a BA in accounting from Texas Tech University and an MBA in finance from University of North Texas.  Tim has passed both the Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant exams.

  • Steve Black

    Chief Operations Officer

    Steve has over 20 years of team and project management with over ten years of experience in the waste industry. He holds a BA in Business from Texas A&M University. Knowledge of Sales and Operations Management as a customer-focused provider of Industrial Services, Waste Management and Environmental Services in a multiple facility, recurring service environment. Experienced in managing businesses with Green Sustainability Initiatives, Industrial Recycling, Waste Oil Collection, Re-refining, Industrial Cleaning, Alternative Energy Strategies, Waste Disposal and Industrial Supplies in a consultative, B2B environment.

  • Gordon Roberts

    Director of Business Development

    Gordon has over 25 years of executive management experience providing progressive leadership in sales, marketing and operations with public and private companies, high growth and established companies as well as start-up ventures and turnarounds across multi-state regions and diverse group of industry segments. The past twelve years of experience has been within the waste management business with extensive experience in establishing Standard Operating Procedures and Compliance Management ensuring all facilities are operating at or above all environmental, health and safety requirements. Broad based sales and marketing experience that crosses industry lines with a customer-centric approach focused on solution based selling principles to add value and satisfy our customer’s needs. Specific industry experience with Sustainability Initiatives, Waste Oil Recycling, Industrial Services, Waste Disposal, Hydrovac Excavating, Re-Refining, Confined Space Entry and Total Project Management.

  • Jason Wright

    Dir of Operations Support

    Jason has over 18 years of applied emergency response and environmental remediation experience along with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. Jason holds numerous certifications including NIMS/ICS 100 – 300, advanced rail, and confined space. Jason has managed projects throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico including train derailments, super-fund sites, industrial explosions, aviation accidents, oil & gas incidents, and large roadway emergencies. His response and remediation experience has covered corrosives, toxic liquids/gases, flammables, oxidizers, pyrophorics, NORM, and other sensitive materials. Jason and his crews maintain an excellent record of safety and he is committed to training. Mr. Wright’s knowledge and leadership allow him to effectively manage personnel and projects as well as provide customers with quality service from TAS Environmental.