S.C. manager receives appointment from governor

Russ Hightower, community and municipal relations manager


Dorchester, S.C. – On July 9, South Carolina Governor Nikki R. Haley distributed a certified letter officially appointing Waste Management employee Russ Hightower to the South Carolina Solid Waste Council. The appointment began in May and will run until May 2017, allowing influence over the state’s policies on waste, recycling and other aspects related to the industry.


At Waste Management, Hightower serves as a community and municipal relations manager. One of his coworkers, Area Public Sector Manager Mike Holbrook, had this to say: “This is an impressive event. I am very proud of your appointment by Governor Haley. Traveling in these circles will open up opportunities for our company and you. Nicely done.”