Jean S. Redman, President and founder of Redman Consulting Group, Inc., a woman owned business, has over 23 years experience within the solid waste industry. Formerly a computer programmer for a major defense contractor, Mrs. Redman began her career in the environmental waste industry as an officer of a privately held company that was later purchased by Browning Ferris Industries. Mrs. Redman’s duties included oversight of the insurance department, billing, budgets, internal staff, employee relations, and were subsequently broadened to include internal data and contract support to the Municipal Market coordinator for BFI’s Southern Region and later for Onyx’s Municipal Market Manager of North America.
Mrs. Redman’s current priorities are the internal operations of RCG, contract development for bid and RFP submissions to municipalities, municipal ordinance update, residential and commercial billing and field audits, and municipal contract administration oversight.
Mrs. Redman is responsible for the development, research, marketing, and training of municipalities and implementation of RCG’s exclusive web based online complaint, compliment and request resolution tracking system throughout North America.
William S. Redman, Jr., Senior Vice President for Redman Consulting Group, Inc. has been involved in the solid waste industry since 1987. Mr. Redman served as President of a privately held solid waste hauling company until it was purchased by Browning Ferris Industries of Houston, Texas.
Mr. Redman remained with BFI as the Municipal Marketing coordinator until 1999. Mr. Redman’s responsibilities included; overseeing all Municipal contracts from Savannah, Georgia to Key West and 86 other municipalities for BFI. In administering those contracts, Mr. Redman developed expertise in residential and commercial collection, landfill and mulching operations, RFP & Bid analysis and submittals, current operations analysis, acquisitions of privately held collection companies and renegotiation of existing municipal contracts.
After assisting in the formation of RCG, Mr. Redman was asked by the Chairman of the Board of Onyx North America, to accept a temporary position as Municipal Market Manager for Onyx in North America and the Caribbean Region. His responsibilities in this position were to assist the department’s director in assessing the many opportunities within this region and to guide the creation and expansion of Onyx’s municipal marketing department.
In 2003 Mr. Redman rejoined the staff of RCG as Senior Vice President of field operations, with a focus on RCG’s review, analysis, and initial preparation of reports in response to municipal requests for assistance.
Mr. Redman also took the lead position for RCG in overseeing the solid waste contract administration for the cities of Daytona Beach Shores, Holly Hill, and Oak Hill. Mr. Redman also took the lead position when the City of Oak Hill contracted with RCG for their municipal storm cleanup operations and served as the City’s coordinator with its contract hauler and FEMA.
RCG is also under contract as administrator to oversee the solid waste contract and billing for the City of Daytona Beach.
James Wilson joined the RCG team in 2007 with more than 26 years experience in the management of multi-faceted government and private sector operations. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience with the Seminole County Public Works Department as Deputy Director of Public Works, Senior Operations Manager / Director, Operations Manager for Waste Management, Inc., Florida Department of Transportation State Road Department as a construction engineer and inspector throughout the Fifth District, Florida Department of Transportation for Brevard, Seminole County, Orange and Osceola County as an engineer for planning, assigning and directing the maintenance efforts for the State Highway System.
Mr. Wilson developed a maintenance management system, roadway characteristic inventory, and computer system tying materials used to the inventory of ordering system, daily production to the MM system job hours to time sheets, and emergency response procedures for major disasters.
Mr. Wilson is detail oriented, thorough, accurate and innovative. His proven contract development and negotiation skills make him a valuable member of RCG’s service team.
Kelly R. Salerno, RCG Associate Consultant, provides over 18 years experience within the solid waste industry. Ms. Salerno´s experience includes positions of Manager of the dispatch hauling operations for a privately held company during the Orlando International Airport construction of the new terminals and hotel. She was also active in oversight of the hauling operations for the Orlando Naval Training Center collection.
The term of both projects covered a period of four years and Ms. Salerno was instrumental in insuring neither of these projects received a single assessment of liquated damages for lack of service. Ms. Salerno continued the professionalism as a field coordinator for municipal contract data throughout the southern region. She joined the RCG team in 2001 as an associate consultant field inspector specializing in dealing with municipality´s contract service issues and disaster cleanup.
Ms. Salerno currently is the primary contact and coordination specialist dealing with FEMA and FDOT departments for RCG and municipalities insuring all data is documented and submitted in proper form for reimbursement. RCG has several reserve personnel with multiple years of experience within the solid waste industry.
Their specialties range from comptroller experience to field operations and internal data backup informational specialist. These individuals can and have been called into service for situations that include multiple study requests for disaster oversight.
Chris V. Hurst, PE recently joined the RCG team as an Associate. Mr. Hurst is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a BS in Ocean Engineering and is pursuing completion of his course work for a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering and Technology.
Mr. Hurst has 27 years of experience in the engineering field, including work in design and permitting of residential and commercial projects, design and construction of water treatment plants, and serving as a consultant to municipalities on those projects. He has served as municipal design engineer and municipal Public Works Director.
Mr. Hurst created innovative GIS applications for use in water distribution and CRA projects. Mr. Hurst has been continually on the cutting edge with technology, finding and implementing innovative systems that enhance municipal services while reducing adverse environmental impacts.
Mr. Hurst’s experience in both the private and public sector and his understanding of the need to harmonize solid waste programs with the environment make him a valued member of RCG’s municipal service team.
David Hand recently joined RCG after retiring as the City of Daytona’s solid waste Director, overseeing residential and commercial services. Over the course of more than 30 years working in the solid waste field, Mr. Hand has developed an innovative and positive attitude in his ongoing search for cost effective methods to meet the recycling goals set forth in HB 715 (i.e., to recycle 75% of the current waste stream by the year 2020).
Mr. Hand has extensive experience in billing, creating and auditing reports designed to streamline efficiency and head count within the City and the City’s contractor. Mr. Hand holds a Certification by the State of Florida as a Code Enforcement Officer and oversees City Code Enforcement procedures relating to solid waste, recycling, and disaster debris removal. He holds a C & D landfill operators license with 25 years of experience, and is a member of both the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and Recycle Florida Today (RFT).
Mr. Hand is proficient with Trac EZ training new customers, presentations, and utilization of the system for billing and tracking complaints, compliments and requests for the benefit of the City.
Charlane Runge has joined the RCG team as an Associate after recently retiring from the position of Solid Waste Coordinator, and Code Compliance Officer for the City Of Deltona. She was employed there for over 17 years overseeing residential services and Code Enforcement relating to Solid Waste and recycling enforcement.
Ms. Runge posses a dual degree in Environmental Management and Occupational Safety and Health, and Certification from the State of Florida as a Code Enforcement Officer.
In previous years she has held positions as a Municipal Safety Director / Claims Investigator for the City Attorney with a background including: Risk Management and Loss Prevention Management and Law Enforcement.
Don Griffin recently joined the RCG team as an Associate to help with our government support services. He has attended the University of Central Florida and a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa in Public Administration. He worked 27 years as the Planning Director for the City of Rockledge in Brevard County, Florida before retiring. He reviewed all commercial and residential developments to platting residential subdivisions. He has knowledge in Census counts, Concurrency review, FEMA funding review, Solicitation and administration of millions of dollars in grants. Liaison to Planning Boards, Board of Adjustment, Redevelopment Board, Beautification Board, and City Council. 911 coordinator for the City of Rockledge. Rewrites of Land Development Regulations and the writing of the Comprehensive Plan and updates to the FLUM. He administered and processed all Annexations, Rezoning, Variances, Special Exceptions, and Code amendments. Member of the MPO development review board on all proposed projects. Helped with the development and planning of 4 Public Parks in the City.