Rochester, N.Y.-based Waste Harmonics, a waste management company providing service brokering, announced that Ryan Shannon has joined its leadership team as chief financial officer (CFO). With almost 20 years’ experience, Shannon previously held senior-level positions with Cooper Vision and Constellation Brands.
“We are very excited to have Ryan join our team with his 20 years of financial experience and strategic drive to continually grow and improve Waste Harmonics' finance department and the company overall,” said Michael Hess, Waste Harmonics CEO and founder, in a statement.
As chief financial officer, Shannon will bring his finance and accounting experience to the Waste Harmonics team. Having served in a leadership capacity with multiple large public companies, Shannon will help drive the financial strategy within the company. His main roles and responsibilities will focus on managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping and financial reporting.
“It’s an honor to have the opportunity to lead the finance organization at Waste Harmonics,” said Shannon in a statement. “I’m excited to work with the team to implement strategic planning initiatives and help drive strong financial results for this rapidly growing company.”
Shannon has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Syracuse University and an MBA with a concentration in finance and accounting from the University of Rochester Simon Business School. In addition to serving as regional controller at CooperVision and finance director at Constellation Brands, he also served as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a certified public accountant in New York.