Sponsored By

Valet Waste Picks Top ExecutivesValet Waste Picks Top Executives

Allan Gerlat

December 21, 2012

1 Min Read
Valet Waste Picks Top Executives

Valet Waste has named a new chairman and a new CEO.

The Tampa, Fla.-based waste and recycling firm specializing in multifamily dwellings appointed Michael Ferris as chairman and Shawn Handrahan as CEO effective January 2, the company said in a news release.

Ferris founded Valet Waste 26 years ago and has since served as its CEO.  Handrahan joined Valet Waste in 2012, after working more than a decade in the multifamily industry with HD Supply Facilities Maintenance. While at HD Supply he held various leadership roles, most recently as vice president – multifamily. 

Valet Waste is a national service provider with operations in 27 states and more than 1,500 employees.

"I am honored to accept the appointment of chairman and look forward to working more closely with our customers and our industry's leaders as Valet continues setting the bar for service excellence," Ferris said.


About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

Stay in the Know - Subscribe to Our Newsletters
Join a network of more than 90,000 waste and recycling industry professionals. Get the latest news and insights straight to your inbox. Free.