Shelley E. Sayward to become next Casella’s general counsel
Casella Waste Systems, a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced that after 14 years as the Company’s General Counsel, David L. Schmitt plans to retire on December 31, 2020. Shelley E. Sayward, currently Casella’s Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, will assume the General Counsel role effective January 1, 2021.
Since joining Casella in 2006, Ms. Sayward has held legal roles of increasing responsibility focused on business transactions, permitting activities, financing transactions, human resources, compliance, and organizational matters. Prior to joining Casella, she held sales and marketing roles with GlaxoSmithKline and Abbott Laboratories, as well as a sales and managerial position with First American Financial Corporation.