A management executive with over 20 years of experience in senior-level leadership positions for start-up, early-stage growth and existing, on-going operations, Vahé Gabriel now serves as the new chief operating officer at CGL. Before joining the company, Gabriel served as senior vice president and regional vice president for Waste Services Inc., where he was responsible for all operational and planning management of the South Florida Region. In this role, he developed successful partnerships and strategies with Miami Dade County officials and customers to ensure operational and financial success. Also having served as the eastern area controller for Waste Management, Gabriel was responsible for all financial management and reporting, as well as all operational reporting, budgeting and monthly reporting. Gabriel earned his MBA from the University of Washington’s executive MBA program in 1994.