Recycling > Management
Kevin began his career in the recovered fiber industry 25 years ago after receiving his BA from the University of Michigan and MBA from Western Michigan University. He moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to join Western Pacific Pulp and Paper in the export department. He became Vice President and General Manager in 1993 and President in 1998. He is past President of the Association of California Recycling Industries, is currently the President of the Paper Stock Industries and as such sites on the board of Directors of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries in Washington. He is also the liaison between the Paper Stock Industries and the National Association of Information Destruction. Kevin is active in promoting all aspects of the recycling, document destruction and packaging industries.
John D’Ornellas-Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
John provides over 30 years of sales, sales management, training and information technology experience. He spent 20 years in the information technology field before entering into the recycling and document destruction industries. His current responsibilities include overall responsibility for sales, marketing, IT and training for all divisions of the company. John earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Management from San Diego State University. He is also a certified sales and management trainer.
Jim Forkey–Vice President of Finance and Administration
Jim joined Western Pacific Pulp and Paper in November of 2006. Prior to joining Western Pacific, Jim worked for Smurfit Stone Container for over ten years managing multiple facilities in the LA area. Prior to Smurfit, Jim worked for Paper Recovery of Orange County and has over 20 years of experience in the paper recycling and document destruction industry. Jim has extensive experience in the areas of finance, operations and sales. Jim holds an Economics degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and an MBA from Pepperdine University.