Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, is pleased to announce Ray Kovas as region maintenance manager. In his position, he will be responsible for managing the maintenance and repair of a fleet of 700 vehicles across 25 locations throughout the company’s East Region.

“Maintaining an efficient fleet while integrating the most environmentally-sound technologies is a priority for us, because it has a direct impact on the communities we serve every day,” said Advanced Disposal Region Vice President Dave Lavender. “Ray brings innovation, enthusiasm and leadership to the east region maintenance team, and we’re excited to have him aboard.”

With more than 16 years of experience, Kovas most recently served as area fleet manager for seven years and oversaw a fleet of 1,100 pieces of equipment. Prior to that post, he was a maintenance project manager and area maintenance manager.

About Advanced Disposal

Advanced Disposal brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment.  As the largest privately-owned environmental services company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 17 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations. We welcome you to learn more at or follow us on Facebook.

Mary O’Brien, Chief Marketing Officer
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