Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Feeler is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of US Ecology, Inc. Jeff brings over 20 years of business experience serving in various executive level positions including US Ecology's Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Jeff worked with MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc., Albertson's, Inc., Hewlett-Packard and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant and has a BBA of Finance and BBA of Accounting from Boise State University. Jeff joined the Board of Directors in 2013 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2015.
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Steven Welling is Executive Vice President responsible for all Sales & Marketing activities in the US and Canada. He directs the company’s highly skilled North American sales force and is responsible for executing growth strategies in our core Environmental Services and Field & Industrial Services business segments. Mr. Welling maintains over 25 years’ experience in the environmental and industrial services marketplace and has worked extensively on many successful new market development projects at multiple companies. He established US Ecology’s national sales organization in 2001 and has since been actively involved in developing and leading various corporate growth initiatives. He previously held National Accounts, Sales Management and Business Development positions at Envirosource, Inc. a steel mill services and environmental company. Mr. Welling also served as Vice President of Sales for Matlack, Inc., a national bulk logistics company.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Simon Bell is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer responsible for all of the Company's operating assets and services. Bell joined the Company in 2001 as Environmental Manager at its Grand View, Idaho facility and later served as the Idaho facility's General Manager prior to being appointed Vice President of Hazardous Waste Operations in December 2005, Vice President of Operations in 2006 and Executive Vice President of Operations in 2014 . Before joining the company, Bell served as Vice President and General Manager of a hazardous waste disposal facility in Colorado. Bell also served in a variety of technical and managerial roles in the mining industry in Alaska, Idaho, Nevada and South Dakota. He holds a B.S. in Geology from Colorado State University.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Eric Gerratt is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and is responsible for the Company’s finance, treasury, accounting and reporting functions. Eric joined US Ecology in August of 2007 and has over 15 years of experience in financial reporting and accounting. Previously he served as Vice President of Accounting for SUPERVALU, Inc. Prior to SUPERVALU, he held various director level accounting and finance positions at Albertsons, Inc., after 6 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he provided audit, accounting and business advisory services. Eric is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Idaho.
Executive Vice President of Regulatory Compliance & Safety
Andrew (Andy) Marshall is the Executive Vice President of Regulatory Compliance & Safety. Mr. Marshall is a Professional Engineer with over 20 years experience assisting companies comply with environmental regulations. Prior to joining US Ecology, he was an associate at Kleinfelder, a national environmental consulting firm, providing engineering consulting services and leading the company's environmental regulatory compliance practice. Mr. Marshall worked for Boise Cascade Corporation for 13 years in various capacities including corporate environmental manager and as a project manager for strategic initiatives. Mr. Marshall earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Seattle University, his Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Oregon State University, and MBA from Northwest Nazarene University.