Milestone Hires Executives for HR and Sales

HOUSTON and MIDLAND, Texas – Sept. 20, 2018 – Milestone Environmental Services (Milestone), an industry leader in oil and gas waste management, has hired two executives to lead the company into an aggressive growth stage.

Glenna Pierpont and Richard Leaper will report directly to President and CEO Gabriel Rio. They are based in the Houston corporate office.

Glenna Pierpont will serve as Vice President of Human Resources (HR). She is responsible for all areas of strategy, design, development and implementation of the Human Resources function. Pierpont has worked as an HR consultant with Milestone since 2014. 

“Glenna’s expertise and knowledge of our industry plus Milestone’s strategy and values makes her perfectly suited to lead our company through this stage of aggressive growth. She is an accomplished leader and strategic thinker,” said Rio. “Her unique ability is in building the teams required to accomplish business objectives.”

Pierpont previously held HR leadership positions at Williams Gas Pipeline, Transco Energy Company and R360 Environmental Solutions. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and History from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Richard Leaper has joined Milestone as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He is responsible for the leadership, coaching, training and development of the sales team along with implementing sales strategies and customer focus. Leaper has over 20 years of experience in oil & gas operations, product management, sales management and strategic marketing.

“As we take Milestone to the next level, Richard will be instrumental in growing our company and leading the sales effort. His proven record of using market intelligence and productivity tools to increase revenue growth and profitability will be invaluable,” said Rio.

Leaper began his oilfield career with Baker Hughes where he had a varied career that covered technical, sales and marketing roles. More recently, he directed the divisional sales effort for Newalta Environmental Services across North America. Leaper earned his Bachelor’s degree with honors in Business Administration and Marketing from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Celebrating 25 years in 2018
Milestone Environmental Services began operations in 1993 as American Disposal Services, (ADS), and has been continually providing slurry injection disposal to the U.S. onshore oilfield ever since. In 2014, ADS was acquired by Intervale Capital to grow and expand the business. Under the new name, Milestone Environmental Services expanded into the Permian Basin. The company will celebrate the 25th anniversary throughout 2018.

About Milestone Environmental Services

Milestone Environmental Services is an oilfield environmental services provider with an environmentally-focused, cost-effective, and efficient approach to managing oilfield waste. Milestone operates strategically-located, state-of-the-art disposal facilities that provide dependable, local services for leading U.S. oil and gas operators. Milestone is a premium provider of oilfield waste disposal, operating for 25 years. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and currently operates seven oilfield waste management locations in the Permian Basin, Eagle Ford Shale and Haynesville Shale. For more information, please visit      

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