Robert has over 30 years of operational leadership, specializing in sales, marketing, and strategic management in the Environmental Services industry, most recently with as Senior Vice President with Veolia North America, where led tremendous increases in top and bottom lines while developing commercial strategy and new business lines in retail, government services, healthcare services, and engineering and consulting services. Prior to that, Wheatley was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ACV Enviro, where he led successful venture capital integrations of firms providing disposal, remediation, and lab pack and field services.
Robert began his career in environmental services as a laboratory research technician and earned continually increasing responsibilities in sales and marketing with success at every level. At The Environmental Quality company (EQ), where he spent 25 years, Rob launched a national accounts program, designed, and instituted an award-winning customer service department, and participated in numerous acquisitions culminating in the sale of EQ to US Ecology.
Robert completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from The Ohio State University and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.