Ron Pecora has more than 35 years of professional experience in marketing management, relationship marketing, public relations, advertising, and community engagement. At Waste Pro, he manages corporate-wide internal and external communications, advertising, sponsorships, internet sales, collateral literature development, and business development programs.
Prior to joining Waste Pro, Ron owned a marketing communications (advertising and public relations) company for twenty years and, early in his career was the marketing director for a consulting engineering firm with fifty offices throughout the Southeast. He has been active in the Central Florida community chairing the boards of many social service organizations and served as a Commissioner of the Orlando Housing Authority.
Ron is a 1968 graduate of the University of Florida, College of Journalism and served as an information spokesperson in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War era.
Waste Pro is a corporation headquartered in Longwood, Florida. It is one of this country’s fastest growing solid waste collection, recycling, processing, and disposal companies, managed by the southeastern United States’ most experienced team of waste professionals.
In the summer of 2008 Waste Pro acquired American Recycling with operations in Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama. Contingent with this acquisition Waste Pro was awarded a long term contract for the Atlanta Hartsfield airport for all of its recycling and waste collection. As Waste Pro has grown and evolved, it has pro-actively entered the GREEN age by purchasing environmentally conscious vehicles to help reduce the carbon footprint, creating LEED certified pick up for our customers, and powering our facilities with solar collectors. In 2011, Waste Pro announced the transition of our diesel powered fleet to natural gas with and investment of $100 million.
Today, Waste Pro offers services from 75 locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, Louisiana and Mississippi. Waste Pro holds 115 exclusive City and County franchises and is currently contracted to provide solid waste and recycling services to over 1.5 million residential customers and over 35,000 businesses.
Join Ron Pecora on Inside the Winner’s Circle as he discusses Waste Pro’s humble beginnings & its commitment to giving the best people, the best equipment & the best service.