Santek Waste Services


Founded more than 30 years ago by owner and CEO Kenneth Higgins to provide premium landfill management services for publicly owned landfills, Santek has grown to become one of the nation’s leading providers of comprehensive waste management services. Today, we provide communities residential, commercial and industrial waste collection and disposal services as well as landfill and transfer station management in partnership with local governments.

Kenneth Higgins
Chief Executive Officer

Joseph T. Watts
Chief Operating Officer

Chris Holmstrom
Chief Financial Officer

Edward Caylor
Chief Business Development Officer

Matt Dillard
Executive Vice President of Operations - Landfills

Eric Kolb
Executive Vice President of Operations - Hauling

Ron Vail
Executive Vice President of Engineering

Ben Johnston & Aaron Elledge
Vice Presidents of Corporate Business Development