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Active Leaders in the Waste Containment Industry

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.

Highly Experienced Management Team

Steve Daniels

Steve Daniels has more than 18 years’ of experience in the geosynthetics industry and more than 25 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.


Ron Edwards
Vice President                                                  

Ron Edwards has more than 36 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
Senior Estimator                                               

Dan Garlow has 23 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 23 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.


Ted Hoey
Senior Project Manager                                                 

Ted has over 35 years of experience in all facets of construction including environmental remediation, landfill cell and closure construction, and specialty geosynthetic projects. Hoey's vast experience in project management, on site supervision, and estimating make him uniquely qualified to handle all the components of a turn key project.

Project Experience

GCS Management Team team has completed projects in numerous waste containment applications, including:

  • Coal Ash Disposal
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Municipal Solid Waste Disposal
  • Industrial Waste Disposal
  • Brine Solution Ponds
  • Leachate Ponds
  • Waste Water Treatment Ponds
  • Landfill Closures
  • Secondary Petroleum Containment








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