Our management team collectively represents over 150 years of industry experience. On average, our team members have called DJJ home for more than 25 years.
Mr. Feldman holds a B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Senior Vice President, Employee Services
Karen Luther joined DJJ in 2001 as HR Manager for Corporate Services. After leaving the company in 2004, Karen rejoined DJJ in 2011 as the HR Director for the Brokerage & Services Group. In 2013, in addition to supporting the Brokerage & Services Group, she became the HR business partner for the Corporate and Recycling Administration groups. In 2020, she was promoted to Senior Vice President of Employee Services.
Ms. Luther holds a BS degree in HR from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Chris Bedell joined the Company in 1990, serving in an engineering capacity before leaving to attend law school in 1992. In 1996, he returned to The David J. Joseph Company as Director of Environmental and Safety Services, then served as Vice President. In 2002, Mr. Bedell was promoted to Vice President and General Counsel for the Company.
Mr. Bedell holds a B.S.E. degree from Duke University and a law degree from the University of Cincinnati. He is also a registered Professional Engineer.
Senior Vice President, Finance
Prior to joining DJJ, Ms. Poellein was an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Poellein holds a B.S. degree in Accounting and Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Executive Vice President, Brokerage and Services
Mr. Schaefer is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and earned his MBA from Denver University.
Executive Vice President, Recycling Group
Prior to joining DJJ, Mr. Steigerwald worked at Coopers & Lybrand. he holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Accounting from Miami University in Oxford Ohio.