Ms. Kate Vasquez is a Senior Consultant at Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. (GBB). She has over 11 years of experience in recycling, solid waste reduction, and solid waste management and has worked in strategic planning; regulatory implementation; events planning; and public relations. Prior to joining GBB, she worked as a Research Analyst at the Office of Solid Waste Management of Loudoun County, VA, and, as Management Analyst II at the Division of Solid Waste Collection and Recycling of Fairfax County, VA, where she headed multiple projects and programs that supported the objectives of promotion of recycling and the advancement of environmentally and economically sound solid waste management practices.
She has a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She has a Recycling Manager certification from SWANA.
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