Future Industry Leader, Midcontinent 2014

Awarded to: Josh Kaylor - Waste Management, Inc.


“Since the first day that I met him, Josh has always exhibited a high level of integrity and has consistently delivered his well-honed business acumen skill-set no matter what challenge, crisis, or opportunity was in front of him.”

“He and the rest of his team at Waste Management are always extremely responsive, and they really know the upstream industry, which is why we chose them as our exclusive provider for environmental services.”

Future Industry Leader – Professional Overview

This years recipient joined Waste Management as an Environmental Technician, and over 10 years was promoted nine times within the organization, climbing to National Director of Energy Services.

He co-founded Waste Management’s Energy Services division, and grew it from zero revenue to several hundred million dollars. He achieved this by being embedded in the industry, asking key stakeholders what they needed from an environmental partner, and then building out that comprehensive offering within Waste Management.

An active member of a number of national and regional associations and acknowledged by a range of organizations our recipient supports the industry in many capacities.