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Richard Walsh

SVP of Operations

Mr. Walsh has more than 28 years of experience in operations management with cross-functional experience in industrial cleaning operations, environmental health and safety, fleet management, sewer cleaning and inspection, remediation, project management, and waste transportation. He is responsible for all aspects of Terra Contracting Services (Terra), as well as assisting the President of GLEI in the development and execution of the long-term strategy and growth of the company. He also served as Chief Operating Officer for GLEI, prior to being named President of Terra and was instrumental in bring both Terra and GLEI together to standardize process and procedures.

Previously, Mr. Walsh served as the Chief Operating Officer of Terra and had been an integral part of its growth. Additionally, he was responsible for oversight of the Kalamazoo River oil spill cleanup operation, which was a multi-year, hundred million dollar plus project to remove oil contamination from a wide swath of the Kalamazoo River. Prior to Terra Contracting Services, Mr. Walsh was at Inland Industrial Services Group where he was the Senior Vice President of Operations.

He received his BS in Business Management from University of Phoenix and his MBA from Michigan State University. Mr. Walsh is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.