Seattle, WA, June 09, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Greenbridge International, Inc. (dba: Greenbridge) an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System training company, announced today the assembly of its executive team. The executive team members include Conrad Vernon, President & CEO; Richard Salitra, VP Finance and Administration; Dave Meyer, VP Training Program Development and Delivery; and Eric Kaufman, SVP Sales and Marketing.
Conrad Vernon, Founder, President & CEO, has assembled a talented and experienced executive team to guide and manage Greenbridge’s accelerated growth in the ISO 14001 training space. “I am very excited that Greenbridge’s value proposition has enabled this young company to attract executive level industry leaders that are capable of driving our continued ISO 14001 Environmental Management System training success.”
Mr. Vernon serves as President & CEO of Greenbridge. Conrad leverages his extensive background in the public and private sectors as an environmental consulting firm executive who has brought relevant insights to complex problems that drive business strategies and optimize the allocation of resources needed for effective execution.
Mr. Vernon has over twenty years experience in the environmental consulting field, including executive level positions for two startups he founded, Sitesnet.com, Inc. and Vernon Environmental, Inc. During his career, Conrad has held management positions at URS Corporation, Weston Solutions, and Greenfield Development where he was responsible in the development of forward thinking corporate program initiatives. Conrad’s prior extensive experience developing corporate business models, and strategic partnerships and operations, combined with his deep expertise in project management, technical management and business development functions form a solid basis for Greenbridge’s accelerated growth.
Mr. Kaufman, SVP Sales and Marketing, joined Greenbridge International in May of 2009 and brings with him 25 years of industry experience in the supply chain management arena. Prior to joining Greenbridge, Eric lived in Tokyo, Japan for two years and served as President of ModusLink Japan and SVP of Asia Sales. Eric has held several senior management roles within ModusLink, including SVP Sales, Americas, VP Sales, EMEA while based in Ireland and VP Sales for Global Accounts and Sales Operations.
Prior to joining ModusLink, Eric was on the Executive Committee for GlobalWare Solutions, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. His responsibilities at GWS included working on acquisitions, new product development, contracts and global alliances.
Mr. Salitra, CPA CMA, VP Finance and Administration, has over 25 years of financial and operations management experience. He holds an MBA with an Operations concentration from Seattle University, and both a BS in Accounting/Finance and a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Prior to joining Greenbridge, Richard served as the Director of Finance for Medio Systems, a leading provider of mobile search solutions, overseeing all aspects of accounting, finance, treasury, insurance, and HR for the corporate parent and all foreign subsidiary operations. Previously, Richard was the Vice-President of Finance for 2WAY Corporation, a software company specializing in survey software for the corporate market. He has also worked for T-Mobile USA and for Expotel Corporation, and has consulted for several technology companies including Entomo, Kuhlman Technologies, KindClicks, and ClearEnergis.
Mr. Meyer, VP Training Program Development and Delivery, has nearly 30 years of progressive executive level experience in environmental sustainability, energy efficiency evaluation, ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS), OHSAS 18001 planning and implementation, EO 13148 compliance, planning and implementation (over 30 successful registrations since 1997), permitting and multi-media compliance, health and safety, and environmental liability auditing. David has a proven record of leading strategic organizational improvement, fostering environmental stewardship and creating upstream value in highly competitive markets.
Mr. Meyer has provided energy efficiency, pollution prevention/waste minimization, regulated waste management and environmental compliance/management systems training for over 3000 individuals represented by the energy/utility industry, municipalities, and small to large businesses. He has also developed and taught curricula associated with "green supply chain", environmental sustainability concepts and life cycle assessment as part of university extension programs sustainability curricula. Prior to joining Greenbridge, David has held senior management positions at Brown and Caldwell and HDR Engineering.
About Greenbridge International, Inc.: Established in March 2009, Greenbridge is the leading provider of International Organization of Standards (ISO) 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) training to the manufacturing market sector in the rapidly growing green economy. The company provides grant-funding solutions for the manufacturer to significantly reduce their out of pocket cost. Manufacturers obtain an ISO 14001 registration at the end of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System training program. As a result, manufacturers become more competitive in the US and International green economy and are positioned for the renewable energy market.
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