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VLS Environmental Solutions Names Kris Terrill as Chief Financial Officer

HOUSTON, Texas, (April 4, 2023) – VLS Environmental Solutions, LLC, a Houston-based environmental services company, and a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, today announced the appointment of Mr. Kris Terrill as the Chief Financial Officer.  

VLS CEO, John Magee commented, “We are thrilled to have Kris join our team. He is a high-impact executive who brings a blend of strategic and acquisition disciplines, as well as finely tuned operating skills and transformational leadership abilities to our team. Kris’ superior track record of delivering results and creating opportunities for organizations makes him the right person to fill the CFO position.”

As CFO, Mr. Terrill will lead the organization’s financial activities including accounting, controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, investor relations, financial audits, capital markets and investments, and will be instrumental in assisting M&A strategy.

Mr. Terrill’s experience spans multiple senior roles. Prior to taking the position at VLS, Mr. Terrill was the CFO of FlexSteel Technologies, a business generating revenue of approximately $350 million a year when it was acquired by Cactus, Inc. in February 2023. He was also the Director of Investments for Prime NRI, an investment holding company backed by one of the largest financial institutions based in New York.  He also served as the CFO of a directional drilling company, an investment banker with Simmons & Company and a Field Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army.

Kris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. 

“I’ve admired the VLS team and their vision for the future,” said Mr. Terrill. “I am excited to join at a time of significant opportunity for the company and its team. I look forward to working with John and the entire organization to move VLS forward on its financial, operational and growth transformation.”

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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 hazardous and non-hazardous industrial and commercial waste, including landfill diversion and sustainability programs, solidification of liquid waste, recycling, wastewater treatment, and waste sequestration. 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 repair services for certified full-service repairs, tank car qualifications, and maintenance. 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 1,000 employees in 40 locations across North America. For more information about VLS, visit www.vlses.com.

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