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 … Read more

Frank Sanchez, CHMM, Branch Manager – Phoenix

Frank is responsible for business development and operations in Arizona. He has over 30 years’ experience in the environmental services and hazardous waste management industry, dating back to 1984, when he started his career in California. Frank’s areas of expertise run the gamut from emergency response, site remediation and lab packs to Household Hazardous Waste … Read more

Jeff Ruhl, Branch Manager – San Diego

Jeff Ruhl started his career in the environmental industry with ACT over 13 years ago. Jeff was hired as a technician but quickly moved through the ranks, working as a driver, field chemist and, for seven years, operations manager. As branch manager, Jeff now oversees day-to-day business such as client scheduling, employee development/training, DOT compliance, … Read more

Krista Wood Harsono, Director of Compliance

As ACT’s Corporate Compliance Director, Krista brings more than 12 years of experience in the environmental industry. Under Krista’s guidance ACT has received several commendations and awards for its stellar safety performance. Krista is tasked with protecting the health and safety of our two greatest assets: our employees and our environment. She is responsible for … Read more

Shawn Ball, Vice President of Sales

Shawn has spent over 18 years in the environmental industry, with experience in operations management and sales leadership. He also has extensive experience with business development and creating successful, high-functioning teams. Shawn is able to build strategic solutions that help clients achieve their sustainability and compliance goals. As Western Regional Director for Stericycle, Shawn reported … Read more

Pasquale M. Paduano, Vice President of TSDF and Fleet

Pasquale has over 30 years of successful operations management and sales leadership experience in the environmental management services industry. He is responsible for operational excellence for all ACT Branches and facilities. For over half of his career Pasquale has successfully driven sales of comprehensive environmental management services to a broad spectrum of industries, as well … Read more

Tyler Kopet, Chief Financial Officer

Tyler’s wide range of expertise spans not only traditional accounting and finance but acquisitions, human resources, I.T., risk management and strategic planning. Tyler has spent more than two decades financing growing companies as well as integrating acquisitions. In addition, he has led five companies through these diverse types of ownership transitions: private sale, employee stock … Read more