Russell Mackie October 21, 2016 Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Russell Mackie has served in all capacities from sales and operations to maintenance and management with a career spanning more than 28 years. His first job was working for a garbage company as a junior in high school as a maintenance assistant with Southeast Reclamation. Russell then worked for Delta Recycling as Sales and Marketing Director prior to joining Waste Pro. Russell accepted a position with Waste Pro in 2002 at the then start-up office of Ft. Pierce, with one truck and $6,000 per month in revenue. From there, he became the youngest Regional Vice President in Waste Pro’s history and developed the Southeast Florida region to more than $185 million in revenue. The Southeast Florida region includes service to more than 400,000 homes and 10,000 businesses. His accomplishments were recognized in 2012 when he was selected as one of Waste & Recycling News’ Rising Stars, recognizing him as one of the industry’s up-and-coming leaders under the age of 45. Russell and his wife Laura are proud parents to three children.