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Bob Wallace - Principal and VP of Client Solutions


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Bob Wallace - Principal and VP of Client Solutions

  1. 1. BOB WALLACE, MBA P a g e | 1 As Principal and VP of Client Solutions, Bob brings WIH Resource Group clients more than 27 years of operational strategy and improvement expertise in the waste, recycling, transportation, financial, operations and alternative fuels sectors. His robust industry experience, coupled with his functional expertise in strategy, logistics, and management of waste, recycling, and collection programs is a valuable asset to the WIH Resource Group team. Bob has deep expertise in the areas of strategic business planning, collection, disposal, transportation rate and contract negotiations, as well as conducting performance assessments for solid waste collection programs and Landfill & Waste-By-Rail operations. He has also led solid waste collection alternative fueling projects for the City of Boise, City of Mesa, City of Tacoma and the City of Tucson, and co-authored the book “Solid Waste Rate Setting and Financing.” INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE Bob has a strong track record of leading significant operational improvements and developing business strategies both within organizations and now as a consultant. In the past 10 years, he has successfully delivered and completed over 400 waste, recycling, transportation, and fleet management projects serving as Project Manager. He has extensive experience working with clients to improve underperforming business units and organizations in both the private and public sectors. His industry and consulting experience includes:  Business and Industry Consulting – Public & Private Sectors  Alternative Fuels & Renewable Fuels  Fleet Management  Transportation & Logistics  Environmental Management  Business Improvement Processes  Strategic Planning & Implementation  Recycling & Solid Waste Collection Operations  Waste Collection Route Auditing  Operational Management  Expert Witness Services – Plaintiff and Defendant Support  Waste Management / Recycling  M&A Due Diligence  Expert Witness Services  Sales & Customer Service Management  Integrated Solid Waste Management Planning (ISWMP)  Procurement and Contract Management  Wastebyrail Operations Program Development and Management PRINCIPAL & VICE PRESIDENT OF CLIENT SOLUTIONS 480.241.9994
  2. 2. BOB WALLACE, MBA P a g e | 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE In his previous role at Waste Management – the largest provider of waste management and recycling services in North America – Bob managed a $100M annual budget and was responsible for implementing business process improvement initiatives, company-wide collection vehicle routing, and assessments of alternative fuels throughout the US.  Director of Transportation & Logistics – Waste Management, Inc.  Regional VP, NW Area – Puget Sound Trucking and Logistics  Northwest Region Sales Director – Strick Lease  Principal and VP of Client Solutions – WIH Resource Group EDUCATION  City University of Seattle – Seattle, WA Master of Business Administration in Managerial Leadership  Washington State University – Pullman, WA Bachelor of Arts in Business & Managerial Leadership  Centralia College – Centralia, WA Associate of Arts in Business, Economics, Statistics, and Management Consulting CERTIFICATIONS  FEMA Certified Disaster Management Waste and Transportation Program Responder PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS  Arizona Forward  American Public Works Association (APWA)  National Recycling Coalition (NRC)  Arizona Recycling Coalition  Keep America Beautiful (KAB)  National Industrial Transportation League (NITL)  Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) BOARD POSITIONS  National Solid Waste Rate Committee for the American Public Works Association (APWA) – Committee Member  Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) - AZ Chapter Board Member (prior)  Waste Advantage Magazine – Editorial Advisory Board Member (prior)  CA Refuse & Recycling Association’s (CRRA) Global Recycling Council (GRC) – Board Member (prior) PERSONAL INTERESTS & ENDEAVORS Bob is an avid automotive and outdoors enthusiast. When not working on client assignments, he can be found spending time with his family, hiking, golfing, snow skiing and working out.
  3. 3. BOB WALLACE, MBA P a g e | 3 ABOUT WIH RESOURCE GROUP WIH Resource Group is a global management consulting firm focused on environmental, waste management, recycling, transportation, financial and logistical matters. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, WIH provides its clients with fully integrated solutions to day to day business challenges, waste management, recycling and disposal issues, as well as transportation and logistical challenges. WIH offers Clients creative solutions to solve complex business issues and related matters for government municipalities, industrial companies, environmental, engineering firms, non-profits and commercial customers alike. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire project life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Our team can help you achieve outstanding results. The firm has offices throughout the United States. To learn more about our services, visit or call (480) 241.9994