VLS Environmental Solutions Names Brian Brantley General Counsel and Head of ESG

HOUSTON, Texas, (December 14, 2022) – VLS Environmental Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of environmental solutions helping businesses achieve their sustainability goals, announced today it has named Brian Brantley, General Counsel and Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).  

In this role, Mr. Brantley will be responsible for VLS’s legal affairs, as well as for working across the Company’s functions to implement the Company’s commitment to be a an industry leader in ESG and sustainability matters. .

“We are delighted to welcome Brian to VLS. His diverse industry experience in mergers and acquisitions coupled with advising successful businesses is a background and skill set invaluable to VLS’s long-term growth strategy,” said John Magee, CEO of VLS. “Brian’s record of innovation and achievement in accelerating growth and improving ESG business processes will help VLS to continue to define our organization while honing our standards for the VLS team, customers and suppliers.”

Before joining VLS, Mr. Brantley held several executive roles at SeaOne, and was responsible for directing the company’s strategic and financial transactions, as well its legal and government relations functions. Prior to SeaOne, Mr. Brantley served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Oiltanking Partners, L.P., a public master limited partnership that operated bulk liquids storage terminals and pipelines.  Mr. Brantley began his career as a corporate attorney for Vinson & Elkins, LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He is a member of the Texas and New York State bars.

“VLS has an innovative, highly respected, and growing presence in the industry,” said Brantley. “I am looking forward to contributing my expertise to this outstanding organization to continue its focus on sustainability and growth.”

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About VLS Environmental Solutions

VLS Environmental Solutions is a leader in sustainability solutions, with three divisions providing industry-leading services. The Company’s Waste Services division provides customized waste processing solutions for non-hazardous industrial and commercial waste, including landfill diversion and sustainability programs, solidification of liquid waste, recycling, and wastewater treatment. The Company’s Railcar Cleaning and Repair Services division provides specialty cleaning services for difficult-to-clean products, including chemicals, hardened materials, and pressurized gases, and comprehensive services for certified full-service repairs, tank car qualifications, and maintenance using the most environmentally friendly and safe processes in the industry along with railcar repair services. The Company’s Marine Services division offers state-of-the-art barge cleaning, repair, and gas-free facilities for various chemical solvents and downstream petroleum products. VLS has over 900 employees in 36 locations across the country. For more information about VLS, visit www.vlses.com.


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