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Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), a Midwest independent waste, recycling, and portable services provider, announced the addition of two executives to its leadership team.

Waste360 Staff

August 8, 2023

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Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), a Midwest independent waste, recycling, and portable services provider, announced the addition of two executives to its leadership team.

These strategic appointments underscore LRS's dedication to redefining resource recovery management while upholding financial excellence,the company stated.

Matt Spencer takes the helm as the new CEO effective September 12, 2023. In his role, Spencer will oversee all aspects of LRS' operations, including strategic direction, business development, and customer relations. 

"We are delighted to welcome Matt to LRS," said Paul Mitchener, Chairman of the Board, in a statement. "His extensive experience and visionary leadership will be invaluable as we continue to position LRS as a leader in the waste management sector. We look forward to working closely with Matt and the executive team to achieve our strategic objectives and drive sustainable growth."

Prior to joining LRS, Spencer held the position of CEO AT Sweeping Corporation of America (SCA) as well as chief operating officer at at Waste Corporation of America (WCA). WCA doubled in revenue and profit during the six years under his leadership, driven by a significant M&A strategy.

"I am honored to join LRS as the new CEO," said Spencer, in a statement. "LRS has a well-earned reputation for its unwavering commitment to safety, while delivering cutting-edge waste and recycling solutions, and I am excited to build upon this legacy. I look forward to leading the organization with an employee-first mindset, to ensure we continue to redefine waste diversion and recycling practices and contribute to a more sustainable future."

 LRS also added Luke Chenery as its new CFO. Chenery joins LRS with a strong track record of leadership, exceptional financial acumen, and a passion for delivering results.

With his strategic insights and broad expertise, Chenery will play a pivotal role in enhancing LRS's financial performance, optimizing operational efficiencies and contributing to the organization's long-term growth, according to the company.

"The team is thrilled to have Luke join LRS as CFO," commented Mitchener. "His proven ability to foster collaboration and drive financial excellence is set to further elevate LRS' reputation as an industry trailblazer. We look forward to his contributions to our continued success."

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