Executive Management

Paul Vanderberg
President and CEO, Director
Paul has been the President and CEO of Badger since August, 2016. Prior to that he spent 14 years as President of Winroc SPI, the construction products division of Superior Plus Inc. which operated a North American decentralized fleet-based service business.

He held increasingly senior positions with USG Corporation, with general management responsibilities for operations in the USA, Canada and internationally for the previous 16 years.

Paul holds a BA and MBA from Michigan State University.
Gerald Schiefelbein
Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Jerry joined Badger in June, 2014, bringing broad international financial experience to the Company. He has held finance positions in the oil & gas industry in North America, Europe and the Middle East. Immediately before joining Badger, Jerry spent five years as the CFO for Ivanhoe Energy in Calgary.

Prior to Ivanhoe he was the Chief Financial Officer for BP America’s based crude oil and refined products trading organization.

Jerry has a degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a Masters of Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School.
John Kelly
Chief Operating Officer
John joined Badger as Vice President – United States Operations in September 2011. Prior thereto, John was employed by Waste Management Inc. for 18 years holding various positions in hauling, transfer and recycling operations.

John held positions including District Manager, Director of Operations and most recently Midwest Vice President for WM Recycle America, responsible for 24 recycling facilities in the United States and Canada, with more than 800 personnel and revenues in excess of $150 million.

John holds a BA from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Tracey Wallace
Vice President, Human Resources
Tracey joined Badger in June 2017. Tracey has extensive business experience across several industries in Canada, the US, and globally.Prior to joining Badger, Tracey held the positions of Senior Vice-President for Carillion Canada, and Officer and Vice-President, Human Resources for the ATCO Group of Companies.

Tracey has served on the boards of the ALS Society of Canada, the ALS Society of Alberta, and RokstadPower. Tracey holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Business Administration, an MBA specializing in HR Management, and holds the Certified Professional Human Resources (CPHR) designation.
Tim Reiber
Vice President, Business Development
Tim transitioned into the newly created VP BD role in May, 2017. Prior to that he was VP, US Operations - West from May 2015. Tim has also held the roles of Regional Manager and Director of Operations of Badger for the West Region in the US since joining the Company in June 2012.

Prior to joining Badger, Tim was the Senior Regional Director for Factory Motor Parts, a wholesale auto part distributor. Tim holds a BS/BA from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.
Mark Lyle
Vice President, Canadian Operations – West
Mark has been with Badger for over 15 years. Mark has held positions including Director of Business Development, Regional Manager for both Western and Eastern Canada, Canadian Sales Manager and BD Representative.

Mr. Lyle holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.
Elizabeth Peterson
Vice President, US Operations – East
Elizabeth started with Badger in April 2015. Prior thereto, she was employed by Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. for 24 years holding various positions in both sales and operations. Elizabeth held positions including SVP East Region, Vice President Industrial Services and Vice President of InSiteServices.

Elizabeth holds a BA from Smith College in Northampton, MA as well as a MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Kevin Carnahan
Vice President, US Operations – Pacific
Kevin joined Badger in March of 2017. Prior to that Kevin spent more than 23 years within the environmental service industry in leadership roles.

Kevin previously spent 11 years with Clean Harbors. He progressively advanced throughout his tenure there and most recently, was the Vice President of Northern California and Nevada.
George Chung
Vice President, Canadian Operations – East
George joined Badger in October 2015 as Director of Eastern Canada Operations and became VP, Canadian Operations - East effective January 2017.

Prior thereto, he was the President of GreenvacInc. in Toronto. George developed, built and marketed a large Hydrovac disposal site in downtown Toronto for Greenvac.
Mike Tunney
Vice President, US Operations – Central
Mike joined Badger as VP of Operations - Central in January of 2017.

He spent 35 years with Waste Management, a major Environmental Service company in several key strategic leadership roles. Mike joined Waste Management in 1983 as a Project Manager for the Construction Services Division. He advanced throughout his tenure and most recently, was the Area Director of Operations for the Midwest region.
Wade Wilson
Vice President, Canadian Operations
Wade joined Badger as the Director of Operational Excellence in January of 2017. He is now VP of Canadian Operations.

Prior to joining Badger he spent over 38 years with Winroc. Wade joined Winroc in 1978 as a Warehouse, Fleet and Customer Service Representative. He held various positions including VP of Winroc Operations of North America. After 2010, Winroc was acquired by Superior Plus and Wade held the position of VP of Operations, Canada. He was responsible for all aspects of operations across a decentralized branch network.