Melanie is a 25-year veteran in the Recycling industry. She joined Recycling Management Resources (RMR) in 2016 as EVP, Sales & Marketing and leads RMRs national sales and marketing organization.
Prior to joining RMR, Melanie worked as President at Recover USA, a small plant, and brokerage business located in Greenville SC with focus on the grocery recycling business segment.
She started her career in 1992 in Richmond VA as a Sourcing Representative for Weyerhaeuser Company. During her 17 year career at Weyerhaeuser, Melanie held several key management jobs: Region Customer Service Manager, Region Sales Manager, and lastly Director of Sales. In 2008 Weyerhaeuser’s Containerboard and Recycling Division was sold to International Paper. Melanie remained at IP for 5 years as Director of Sales, Brokerage and National Accounts. She was a key leader of the 6-member Recycling Business management team, accountable for the overall strategy and success of the IP Recycling Business.
During her career, Melanie has worked closely with recycling plants, small to medium-sized brokerage accounts, large integrated paper mills, and large retailers. She has traveled extensively to visit recycling businesses and paper mills throughout the US, China, and Europe.