Jack Perko has over 25 years of experience in the environmental services sector, having held leadership positions at the industry’s largest waste services companies in the US and Australia. Prior to Curtis Bay, Jack was a Managing Director of Cleanaway Waste Management LTD, Australia’s largest, publicly traded waste management company with over 4,000 employees, 200 locations and $1B in annualized trading. For over 20 years with Republic Services and Allied Waste, Jack held senior leadership positions across the East, South and Midwest regions in the US. While at Republic Services and Allied Waste, Jack successfully developed and executed on business plans and market-based strategies, led several acquisition integrations, built and managed new regional teams, and earned recognition for safety and performance results.
At Curtis Bay, Jack will lead key strategic growth and operational initiatives. Brian D’Amico added, “Jack’s values and competencies naturally complement Curtis Bay’s focus on safety, compliance, operational efficiencies and growth, and we are all pleased to welcome Jack to the Curtis Bay team.”
Mr. Perko was introduced to Curtis Bay and Summer Street Capital through Tyler Frisbie at Global Recruiters of McKinney.
About Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services
Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, provides comprehensive medical waste solutions including collection, transfer, transportation, recycling, waste reduction, sharps management, disposal, and consulting services to hospitals, medical offices, pharmacies and other healthcare providers. A leader in the industry since 1991, Curtis Bay is focused on safety, compliance, and customer service. Visit www.curtisbaymws.com for additional information.
ABOUT SUMMER STREET CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC
Summer Street Capital Partners LLC, founded in 1999, is a Buffalo, NY-based private equity fund manager with committed capital focused on investing in small-market companies. Summer Street has made several investments in the environmental services sector, including Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services, Action Environmental Group, and Apple Valley Waste. The firm invests alongside talented managers, bringing capital and resources to support acquisitions and aggressive growth strategies. Summer Street seeks to invest $10-$40 million to support management buy-outs, family transitions, corporate divestitures, growth financings, and recapitalizations. Visit www.summerstreetcapital.com for additional information.
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