WHO WE ARE

 
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Chad Olgin  |  Julissa Portillo  |  Marc Olgin  |  Becky Palacio  |  Brad Efune

 

Olgin Efune Recycling Company (OERC) has over 75 years of combined experience in the Recycling Industry. We have a wide range of sales networks throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. With years of experience at the highest levels in the Recycling industry our management team provides operational know-how and understand the importance of building long lasting relationships. We are proud to be a 100% family owned U.S. based company.

 

the executive team

 

 
 
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Marc Olgin | CEO

Marc has been in the recycling industry for close to 40 years and has been involved in all aspects of the industry from Sales, Marketing and Administrative functions. Having grown up in the business, He has a true bottom up view of the mechanisms that make this industry successful.  Starting out with a small family scrap business in Erie, Pa. while working alongside his father, Gerald (Jerry) they built & grew one of the largest privately held scrap recycling companies in North America.  As the former CEO of Liberty Iron & Metal Holdings with a presence on the East Coast, West Coast & Mexico, Marc has a strong background in domestic and foreign trade, sustainability, and strategic management.  Along with recycling, Marc also brings experience from the environmental health and safety industry; consulting for a year with one of the leading environmental companies in the United States.  He is dedicated to making sure customers and consumers alike have a positive experience when dealing with Olgin Efune Recycling Company.  Marc will be responsible for all Ferrous Sales & Marketing for the company along with administrative functions.  Marc received a BS in Business and Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1981.  He is married, has 5 children and lives in Phoenix, Arizona.


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Chad Olgin | Co-President

Chad has worked in the recycling industry for nearly 10 years. He brings with him a vast knowledge of both the Ferrous and Non-Ferrous markets. Having worked in a privately held family company for many years, his insight toward operational longevity plays a pivotal role in OERC’s modern management techniques. Chad has a strong background in the operational aspect of the recycling industry, having been the ferrous yard manager at Liberty Iron and Metal in Arizona. After the sale of Liberty Iron and Metal, he took a position at Schnitzer Steel as a buyer in Tacoma, Washington. He also sits on the board for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) as the incoming President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter.


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Brad Efune | Co-President

Brad comes to Olgin Efune Recycling with years of experience in scrap metal recycling in both Arizona and Southern California. He brings knowledge and experience in the non-ferrous trade business.  Brad is well versed in dealing with overseas markets throughout Asia, Southeast Asia, and India. His background in non-ferrous metals and years of experience travelling the Western United States purchasing material is a strength that Brad brings to the company.