Fernando Montes, Branch Manager – El Paso (Chaparral, NM)

Fernando Montes began his career in the hazardous waste business in California 24 years ago, originally working in the field as a Technician and Chemist. Fernando subsequently moved to New Mexico, where his success as an Account Manager for ACT’s Chaparral branch resulted in his elevation to the Branch Manager position there.

Fernando has a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He and his wife of 20 years, Karla, have a daughter and three sons. They enjoy family time, making music together and doing outdoor activities including hiking, camping and soccer.

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