Stephen Simmons has more than 30 years of experience in solid waste and renewable energy industries.
The solid waste management consulting firm Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. (GBB) has hired Stephen Simmons as a principal associate. Simmons has more than 30 years of experience with companies in the solid waste management and renewable energy fields.
According to GBB, Simmons will bring the company a range of skills and expertise, including project and construction management; technology assessment and selection; waste shed and energy market evaluation, sales, and contract negotiation; facility due diligence and acquisition management; environmental assessment and permit management; and budgeting and cost control.
Prior to joining GBB, Simmons served as vice president of project development for the Plasco Energy Group, where he led the development and permitting of waste conversion projects based upon Plasco's plasma arc gasification process throughout North America and the Caribbean Basin.
He also served as vice president of business development with Duke Energy Renewables where he led a team focused upon the development of a 600 MW fleet of forestry waste-based power generation facilities.
"Stephen has a very unique and extensive skill set and expertise, which is a great complement to GBB's team of officers and consultants who have a broad array of experience," says Harvey Gershman, GBB president, "We look forward to working with him, and are confident that he will provide valuable insight and assistance to clients."
"I'm excited to work hand-in-hand with GBB, and look forward to be an integral part of this entrepreneurial, experienced, and dynamic group of professionals," says Simmons.