Mike is the founder of VLS Recovery Services, LLC and serves as a Board Member and Senior Advisor. He transitioned to this role in January 2020 having serviced as President and CEO of VLS since he began the company in December 2007. Mike built a tremendous culture of safety, teamwork, camaraderie and with the hard work of the VLS team maintained that focus and grew from a small Railcar Cleaning and Waste Management business to an industry leader. He oversaw the building of grass roots facilities, acquisitions of Armor Environmental, Tubal Cain Marine, Beauchan Rail, Venti Industrial and Nu Earth Services.
Mike has a BBA from Sam Houston State University along with many years of experience in the Chemical and Waste management industry.
His hobbies include travelling with his wife Tricia, spending time with family, golf, hunting and reading.