Global Containment Solutions
The GCS management team has been instrumental in development of both state and federal legislation concerning waste disposal. They are extensively involved in worldwide organizations such as International Association of Geosynthetic Installers (IAGI) and Geosynthetic Research Institute (GRI). By staying deeply connected with industry groups and best practices, GCS can fulfill your needs promptly and with high-quality workmanship, while quickly analyzing and resolving any challenges that may arise during your project.
Steve Daniels has more than 23 years’ of experience in the geosynthetics industry and more than 30 years in the construction industry. Known for exceptional project execution, Daniels has worked for both manufacturing and installation companies, and developed more than 800 pertinent industry contacts. He earned a BSBA from Duquesne University and an MBA from Louisiana State University. He has held multiple positions in the geosynthetics industry, including estimating manager, project manager, sales manager, national accounts operations manager, regional manager, vice president, executive vice president and general manager and owner. With GCS, Daniels’ responsibilities include sales and field construction services.
Jim Manno has over 35 years of management experience in the construction industry, including all aspects of landfill construction. Manno has also worked independently as a consultant for construction firms contracting with landfills and has served as General Manager of a Pennsylvania landfill owned and operated by Casella Waste. With GCS, Manno's responsibilities include sales and field construction services. He has a BS in Finance from Penn State University.
Ron Edwards has more than 40 years of experience in waste containment and construction. His education and experience is in construction management, and he has held positions ranging from skilled laborer, labor foreman, general labor foreman and field superintendent, to president and chief executive of multiple construction companies. In the waste containment industry, he has served as a superintendent, manager, director and vice president and has developed more than 1,000 pertinent contacts. Edwards has developed landfills from start to finish and is well connected with both public and private landfills in the contiguous U.S. His responsibilities with GCS include general administration, sales and customer relations.
Dan Garlow has 28 years of estimating experience in the geosynthetic industry. Garlow has held many different positions including estimator/draftsman, chief estimator, estimating manager and now his current position as senior estimator. Garlow has bid on all types of work including cells, closures, ponds, reed beds, etc. and all types of geosynthetics, in Garlow’s 28 years’ there is little he has not estimated. Garlow is responsible for multiple aspects of the bidding process from initial estimating, specification review and final proposal. Garlow is the primary estimator for GCS projects.
GCS Management Team team has completed projects in numerous waste containment applications, including: