Senior Management and Co-Founders Profiles

GBB believes that solid waste is a valuable resource that can be creatively managed – while protecting our soil, air, water and people – and this is our passion, and our focus. Learn more about GBB’s senior management team and co-founders’ extensive expertise and the shared passion for innovative, sustainable solid waste management solutions:

Senior Management

Steve SimmonsStephen Simmons


BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri–Rolla, MO

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Chris LundChristopher Lund, P.E.

Senior Vice President

BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

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Jennifer PorterJennifer Porter

Senior Vice President – Sustainability Officer

MURP, Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University, OR

BA, Psychology with Honors, Wells College, NY, Phi Beta Kappa

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Harvey GershmanHarvey W.Gershman

Founder Owner Associate & Co-Founder

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, MA

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Bob BricknerRobert H.Brickner

Founder Associate & Co-Founder

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA

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Tim BrattonTimothy J.Bratton


MBA, University of Pittsburgh, PA

BS, Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA

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Our Vision:
A world where discarded materials are used as resources rather than wasted.

Our Mission:
We help our clients solve solid waste management issues by providing innovative, responsible, sustainable, and economical strategies and solutions for the benefit of communities and the environment.

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