Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, is pleased to announce the hiring of John Spegal as vice president business development.  Spegal will be responsible for mergers, acquisitions and strategic growth initiatives for the company.

“John has a proven track record for delivering positive results,” said Advanced Disposal President Richard Burke.  “His level of understanding of the operational side of our business, coupled with his financial acumen and acquisition experience, make him a valuable part of our leadership team.”

In his last post, Spegal spent seven years with AIR-serv Group LLC as regional vice president for the private equity group and was responsible for seven branch offices, five regional sales managers, and 80 technicians servicing 20,000 machines. Prior to that he was at Allied Waste Industries/Browning Ferris Industries for 10 years serving in various operations roles throughout the south and east regions.  Spegal holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

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About Advanced Disposal

Advanced Disposal is the largest privately-owned environmental services company in the United States providing integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services in the Eastern United States. Advanced Disposal currently owns and operates commercial, industrial, and residential solid waste collection operations, municipal solid waste landfills, transfer stations, and recycling facilities.  Advanced Disposal is dedicated to preserving the environment and ensuring that all operations are conducted in a manner that follows all local, state, and federal laws in regards to environmental protection.  Advanced Disposal is headquartered in Northeast Florida and has operations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Wisconsin and the Bahamas. For more information regarding Advanced Disposal, please visit or on Facebook at



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