ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2010 – Rubicon Global, a waste stream solutions company announced the appointment of Nate Morris as Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Morris will oversee all aspects of the business. Rubicon Global currently works throughout North America and has partnered with members of the Fortune 500, New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ index.
“QuarterMoore has been continuously impressed by Rubicon Global’s success under Nate’s leadership,” said Lane Moore, founder and Managing Partner of QuarterMoore Capital and Executive Chairman of Rubicon Global. “Nate’s determination, vision and international business background make him exactly the right leader for Rubicon.”
Prior to Rubicon Global, Morris worked as a management consultant in China on behalf of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. In this role, Morris worked to promote Kentucky’s signature industries abroad. While in China, he taught business management at Beijing International Studies University. Morris also raised funds for the American Red Cross for natural disaster relief including Hurricane Katrina.
“I founded Rubicon on the premise of bringing the waste and recycling industry into the 21st century and the sustainability movement to all Americans. In the midst of tough financial times, I believe there is a tremendous void in this country for a voice that makes economic and environmental sense. I’m proud to lead this company because we are committed to cost savings, sustainability and transparency for our customers,” said Morris.
In 2004, Morris was recognized nationally for his fundraising efforts in presidential politics. He helped to elect candidates to the U.S. Senate and for the office of Kentucky governor. He has worked in both houses of Congress, the U.S. Department of Labor and the White House.
Morris attended George Washington University as a Scottish Rite Scholar, and won an academic fellowship to Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. While at Princeton, Morris was a fellow at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. He currently serves on the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) USA National Advisory Board.