JULY 2009

Oakleaf names Steve Preston president

Oakleaf, a provider of sustainable waste logistics and recycling solutions, has announced the appointment of Steve Preston as president. He will assume responsibility as president effective immediately and will add the title of chief executive officer later this year. At that time, current CEO Jim Barnes will transition to his new role as Oakleaf‘s chairman of the board of directors. As chairman, Barnes will remain active in the business, focusing his efforts on large clients, major vendors, and strategic acquisitions.

Preston served under President Bush in the Cabinet as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from 2008 to 2009.