U.S. Submergent Staff Bios

 

DENVER STUTLER

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Denver Stutler’s 25-year career includes a unique combination of both public and private sector experience in the infrastructure (water) industry at an executive level. Mr. Stutler began his career as a civil engineer in 1989 with Camp Dresser and McKee, Inc. (CDM), an international environmental engineering firm. Mr. Stutler gained valuable technical underpinnings and rose to become a Principal at CDM. Mr. Stutler was appointed Chief of Staff of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in 1999 where he gained a working knowledge of the regulatory framework protecting our Nation’s air and water. Mr. Stutler then served as Chief of Staff (2003 – 2005) to Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) gaining important insight into the workings of government at the federal, state and local level. Mr. Stutler was appointed and confirmed by the Florida Senate as Secretary (2005 – 2007) of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) where he led a $9 billion agency responsible for transportation in Florida including highway, port, airport, public transportation and rail systems. Mr. Stutler currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Submergent Technologies, LLC (USST). USST has revolutionized infrastructure maintenance by specializing in submergent cleaning that removes debris from hard-to-clean environments.

 

RANDY CORDREY

Business Development Manager

Randy Cordrey has more than 26 years of experience in the solid/liquid waste and recycling industry. He has acknowledged expertise in waste to energy, organic residual management and excellent sustainability techniques for companies. His track record strives to attain competitive advantages and increase operational efficiencies. Mr. Cordrey has proven ability to manage the revenue growth, form strategic relationships with Fortune 500 companies and exceed targeted growth goals. He was responsible for the sales and growth plans for Browning Ferris Industries from 1990 to 2002. In 1994, he managed the sales team of a 750M acquisition in South Florida. He improved key performance measurements that resulted in customer account retentions and improved profitability of existing accounts. Mr. Cordrey has a Bachelor of Science degree in business marketing from Radford University in Radford, VA. He has completed advanced sales training and business strategy classes and is a former member of several business executive clubs in South Florida.

 

JIM BRUCE

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Bruce has been considered an expert in providing financial and operational leadership serving in the roles of President, CFO and COO to various companies and industries. Since 1991, Mr. Bruce has managed and been involved with the investments of a high net worth family. Their investments have included airline, automotive, marine, restaurant, real estate, manufacturing, and manufactured housing communities. Mr. Bruce has planned and worked through many complex operational, financial and tax strategies as they have related to these industries and their controlled groups. Mr. Bruce is a graduate of the University of Michigan, School of Business.

RICHARD SMITH

Project Controls Manager

Richard Smith brings to the table more than 10 years of experience in project management in the construction industry. Prior to joining U.S. Submergent Technologies, he worked as a Project Engineer for TIC / Kiewit where he was an integral member of joint ventures for the company. He led a team of engineers responsible for implementing and managing contract work on heavy industrial power generation projects. Mr. Smith also has experience in construction management and owners representation in commercial contracting in the State of Florida. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Florida and has served in the United States Army and Florida National Guard.