Milestone Appoints Barbara Burger to Board

HOUSTON, Texas – February 27, 2024 – Milestone Environmental Services, LLC (“Milestone” or the “Company”), a leading environmental services and carbon management company and the largest energy waste sequestration company in the United States, today announced that Barbara J. Burger, PhD, has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Managers, effective February 17, 2024.

“I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Barbara Burger to the Milestone Board and look forward to her invaluable insights and contributions,” said Milestone President and CEO Gabriel Rio. “Barbara’s impressive career in the energy industry coupled with her passion for education, sustainability, and resolving the challenges facing the energy transition will undoubtedly prove beneficial for Milestone, our customers, and our other stakeholders.”

Dr. Burger is a 34-year veteran of Chevron who completed her corporate career in 2022, serving most recently as Vice President, Innovation and President of Chevron Technology Ventures (“CTV”). During her career, Dr. Burger held leadership positions across several of the company’s businesses, including International Marketing, Chemicals, Technology Marketing, Lubricants, Ventures, and Innovation.

“I look forward to working with the Milestone team as they build on their leading environmental services business and develop an energy transition-critical carbon capture and sequestration business,” said Dr. Burger.

Actively involved in a wide range of civic and industry board and advisory positions, Dr. Burger remains focused on the big challenges in energy transition, equity, and access to education. She serves as a Senior Advisor to Lazard, on the Board of Directors of Heliogen, on the Emerald Technology Ventures Advisory Council, as a Senior Advisor to Energy Impact Partners, and as an Advisor to Marunouchi Innovation Partners, to name a few. Dr. Burger also remains committed to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Activate, and is the President of the Board of Directors of the Houston Symphony.

Dr. Burger holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Rochester, a doctoral degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and an academic honor MBA in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.

About Milestone Environmental Services

Milestone Environmental Services, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a leading environmental services and carbon management company and the largest energy waste sequestration company in the United States. Milestone operates a leading integrated network of waste infrastructure that reduces the carbon impact of its customers by permanently sequestering hydrocarbon waste over a mile below the surface, preventing greenhouse gas emissions and water and ground contamination. Since 2014, Milestone has sequestered more than 2 million tons of CO2e through its injection process. Its subsidiary, Milestone Carbon, is devoted to helping multiple types of emitters meet their decarbonization goals by developing and operating injection sites that permanently and securely sequester CO2 below the surface. For more information, please visit Milestone is a portfolio company of SK Capital Partners, a sector-focused, growth-oriented private investment firm comprised of a team with extensive operating, ownership, and investment experience.

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