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Chief Executive Officer
Kent joined Patriot as Chief Executive Officer in 2020. He’s responsible for the company’s overall strategic direction and operational success. Throughout his 30-year career in the industrial and environmental service sectors, Kent has held executive leadership positions within various areas of the business, including sales and marketing, operations, safety, compliance and technical services.
Prior to joining Patriot, Kent held executive positions with Clean Harbors Environmental Services, EnviroSystems and most recently, Maviro, where he served as President, responsible for revenue, EBITDA growth and maintaining the safety record for the organization.
Kent holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Maine and a Masters of Business Administration from Northeastern University.
President, Environmental Services
Rich joined Patriot Environmental Services shortly after its inception in 2002 and oversaw the company’s day-to-day operations during the company’s initial growth phase. Rich has been instrumental in the development of Patriot’s response strategy, infrastructure and client relationship programs.
Prior to joining Patriot, Rich served as the Regional Controller for Foss Environmental.
Rich has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
President, Waste Services
Josh is responsible for regulatory components associated with the company’s current and proposed wastewater facilities. Josh also supports the company’s compliance related to waste handling, facility requirements with regulatory agencies and with planned and spill-related remediation projects.
In more than 15 years of environmental consulting, Josh has helped clients navigate California’s complex regulations and has served on strategic panels which monitor changing regulations and their effect on industry practices. Josh’s experience includes some of the largest remediation projects on the west coast, storm water management, waste characterization, CERCLA/RCRA reporting, air permitting and other issues relevant to environmental compliance.
Josh is a registered Professional Geologist and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager in the state of California and earned a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of California at Berkeley.
Chief Financial Officer
Jim joined Patriot as Chief Financial Officer in 2019 and is responsible for all financial operations of the company.
Prior to joining Patriot, Jim served as Chief Financial Officer for Human Touch, American Racing Equipment and Hawker Pacific Aerospace. Jim also held senior finance positions at Authentic Fitness/Speedo and the auditing firm of Price Waterhouse Coopers.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Connecticut.