The board of trustees of the Columbus, Ohio-based Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) has unanimously voted to rent Joe Lombardi as its new govt director. The function had been vacant following the retirement of Ty Marsh in March of this yr. Lombardi’s first day with the company can be June 6.
Lombardi at the moment serves as director of the division of finance and administration with town of Columbus. He has greater than 30 years of governmental expertise with an emphasis in finance, administration, coverage improvement and procurement, in keeping with SWACO.
From 2016 to 2021, Lombardi served on the SWACO board of trustees. During his tenure, the company says he “helped form and assist the securing of a brand new permit-to-install” for the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill photo voltaic power challenge.
SWACO additionally provides Lombardi credit score for serving to to determine a Carbon Emissions Management Plan for SWACO that it says is “aligned with the worldwide Paris Accord.” As a board member, Lombardi additionally supported new packages geared toward serving to Franklin County obtain document excessive recycling and landfill diversion charges yearly, the company says.
Lombardi’s appointment follows a search led by an advert hoc committee of the SWACO board, assisted by Ohio-based Strategic HR and Direct Effect Solutions, through which greater than 90 candidates expressed curiosity within the place, in keeping with SWACO.
“Joe’s in depth background in public finance, govt management, familiarity with SWACO and shut connections to the Central Ohio neighborhood will serve the company effectively as we work with native communities, colleges and companies to advance our strategic path so as to obtain a 75 % diversion aim in Central Ohio,” says SWACO board chair Susan Tilgner.
“Central Ohio residents, households and companies are keen about the way in which we handle our waste and care for the atmosphere, so I’m desirous to roll up my sleeves and share new concepts and alternatives to additional leverage the waste stream for our area’s profit,” Lombardi says. “I respect the boldness the board has positioned in me to guide the company, and I’m dedicated to being a champion for the great work and strategic path already underway by the crew at SWACO.”