As Chief Operating Officer of Advanced Disposal, John Spegal is responsible for companywide operations for Advanced Disposal’s footprint, in particular he oversees collection, recycling and landfill operations, safety, sales and acquisitions. He also oversees fleet maintenance and employee training and development. Prior to stepping in to the role of COO, John served the company as Vice President of Business Development when he joined Advanced Disposal in 2013.
Prior to joining Advanced Disposal, John spent more than six years with AIR-serv Group LLC as Regional Vice President and was responsible for their East coast operations. Prior to that, he was at Allied Waste Industries/Browning Ferris Industries for more than 20 years serving in various management roles throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southern regions, including Puerto Rico. John holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.