EarthCare Management Team. From left to right: Don Ross – Dispatcher/Pump Truck Manager, Jim McCollum – Field Supervisor Inside Grease and Drain Cleaning Division, Kevin Kaposci – Installation Division Foreman, Dave Bower – Director of Branch Operations, Ed Bower, Installation Division Coordinator, Keith Egli – Branch Manager.
Kevin Kaposci, Installation Division Foreman
Kevin started with EarthCare about 17 years ago. He started as an equipment operator installing septic systems. From there he moved to a crew leader and then to his current position of manager of our repairs division.
Dave Bower, Director of Branch Operations
Dave started with EarthCare right out of high school in 1998, in that time he was given the opportunity to work and train with some of the best in the business. As our Director of Branch Operations he oversees the day to day operations of the Tri-State region.
Ed Bower, Installation Division Coordinator
Ed started with EarthCare in September of 2000 and received hands on experience in most of our lines of service. In 2007, he settled into our installations and repairs department as a project coordinator. He now works closely with our clients and local heath departments in the Tri-State region regarding our installation process.
Don Ross, Dispatcher/Pump Truck Manager
Don started with the company back in September of 1996 as a pump truck driver. Throughout the years with EarthCare he has been promoted to Dispatcher and Pump Truck Manager.
Wind River Group Management. From left to right: Nathan Bernstein – Chief Financial Officer, Jack Bailey – Vice President Business Development, John O’Connell, Adam Beck – Vice President of Operations, Greg Seefeldt – Vice President Sales & Marketing, Dave Kline – Vice Chairman
John P. O’Connell
John O’Connell is a co-founder and CEO of The Wind River Environmental Group of Companies, the largest provider of non-hazardous liquid waste services in the Northeast.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Hudson, Massachusetts, Wind River Environmental has pursued a roll-up strategy and now services customers from Maine to New Jersey.
Mr. O’Connell holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern New Hampshire University and an M.B.A. from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.
Dave Kline, Vice Chairman
Dave Kline was born and raised in Salunga, PA, and was the 3rd generation to own and operate the family business. Through Dave’s vision and willingness to take calculated risks, Kline’s Services grew to become the mid-Atlantic region’s premier wastewater management service organization.
Kline’s Services joined the Wind River Group of Companies in 2015.
Nathan Bernstein, Chief Financial Officer
Nathan has 19 years of waste industry experience and is a seasoned financial veteran with excellent industry knowledge.
Nathan’s prior experience includes key roles at Bedford Capital, Ponderosa Fibres, Clegg Industries, and PaineWebber. Nathan has a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Cornell University.
Jack Bailey, Vice President Business Development
Jack has over 35 years of experience in the waste industry and possesses a significant amount of industry knowledge and expertise. Jack plays a key role in all business development and acquisition activities.
Jack’s prior experience includes key roles at Suburban Companies, Laidlaw Waste Systems and Browning Ferris Industries. Jack has a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and also performed graduate studies at Suffolk University
Greg Seefeldt , Vice President Sales & Marketing
Greg’s experience comes from 15-plus years of high-level sales & marketing leadership within the dynamic/fast-paced business-to-business service industry, for companies such as NuCO2 and Cintas Corp.
Greg oversees the sales strategy for Wind River’s commercial services division, both local and chain. As we continue to rapidly expand our commercial customer base, Greg is leading the charge.
Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in business from The University of Buffalo.
Adam Beck, Vice President of Operations
Adam joined Wind River Environmental in 2015 following 25 years working in the Compressed Gas Industry where he worked as Field Service Technician, Branch Manager, Sales/General Manager and Operations Vice President for Airgas.
Adam is a veteran of the Navy and is a Graduate of Thomas Moore College, where he received a Bachelors in Business Administration.
Diana Newmier, Vice President of Human Resources
Diana has more than 20 years of experience in multi-site/multi-country locations in high growth and turn-around business environments. Industries in which she worked include Energy, Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Airline, Defense, Hospitality and Food Service, and Transportation Infrastructure.
Diana attended the University of Wisconsin where she studied Journalism and Communications. She has a B.S. from Charter Oaks State College. She also completed the Executive Development Program from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.