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Steve Ragiel
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Steve Ragiel
Chief Executive Officer – BRACE Industrial Group

Steve Ragiel

Chief Executive Officer – BRACE Industrial Group

Steve Ragiel, Chief Executive Officer for BRACE Industrial Group is responsible for driving BRACE’s strategic growth and expansion into new and related markets. Previously, Ragiel served as Chief Executive Officer of GEM Mobile Treatment Services, Inc. Ragiel has a long-standing record of building teams, driving organic growth, integrating acquisitions, tailoring solutions for customers, and reducing unit costs to generate increased shareholder value. Mr. Ragiel was the founder of Greenstar North America and served as its Chief Executive Officer until April 2009.  Prior to that Ragiel was the Founder of Waste Management Inc.’s Recycle America Alliance and served as President of Recycle America at Waste Management, Inc. From 1992 to 1997, he ran Waste Management’s international recycling business, based in London. Ragiel holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University.

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Lee Barnett
Chief Financial Officer - BRACE Industrial Group

Lee Barnett

Chief Financial Officer - BRACE Industrial Group

Lee Barnett, Chief Financial Officer for Brace Industrial Group.  Lee holds over 25 years of experience in Finance & Accounting within the engineering and construction industry.  Lee joined Brace in 2017.  Prior to joining Brace, Lee served as Chief Financial Officer for Brown & Root, The Roberts Company and Foster Wheeler USA Corporation, and served in senior Finance & Administration roles within the Shaw Group, Rust Constructors and Raytheon Engineers & Constructors.

Lee Barnett earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Auburn University.