Waste Pro CEO John Jennings Recognized as Influential Business Leader for Second Straight Year September 19, 2019 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Ron Pecora Chief Marketing Officer 407-937-2653 firstname.lastname@example.org LONGWOOD, FL – September 19, 2019 – For the second consecutive year, Waste Pro Founder, Chairman, and CEO John Jennings has been recognized by Florida Trend as one of Florida’s 500 most influential business leaders. Jennings was also recognized in last year’s inaugural “Florida 500” list. Jennings was selected based on his business longevity, acclaim from colleagues and professional associations, and his understanding of the waste industry and the effects it has across the state. Jennings, a first-generation American and second-generation garbage man, established himself as a leader in the waste industry throughout his career before founding Waste Pro in 2001. Since then, the company has been recognized across the state and the country. In 2019, Waste Pro was named one of the largest privately-owned companies in the state by Florida Trend, the third-largest private company in Central Florida by Orlando Business Journal, and one of the Top 10 haulers in the country by industry publication Waste Today in its inaugural Top 40 Haulers List. Also in 2019, Jennings received Autocar’s inaugural Partner for Performance Award for his “continuing loyalty and commitment to excellence in the refuse industry” and was inducted into the company’s Hall of Fame. In 2011, Jennings was inducted into the National Solid Waste Management Association Hall of Fame. Jennings’ son, Sean Jennings, currently serves as President of Waste Pro. About Waste Pro USA Waste Pro USA, Inc. is one of the country’s fastest growing privately-owned waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in ten southeastern states. Waste Pro, with revenues exceeding $700 million, serves more than two million residential and 40,000 commercial customers from over 75 operating locations. Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 270 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.