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Hilliard Lyons

Participating Companies

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Industrial Services of America, Inc. 

Industrial Services of America, Inc. is a Louisville, Kentucky-based recycler of stainless steel, ferrous, and non-ferrous scrap and provider of waste services. The recycling segment collects, purchases, processes and sells stainless steel, ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal to steel mini-mills, integrated steel makers, foundries and refineries. We purchase ferrous and non- ferrous scrap metal primarily from industrial and commercial generators of steel, iron, aluminum, copper, stainless steel and other metals as well as from scrap dealers and retail customers who deliver these materials directly to our facilities. We process scrap metal through our shredding, sorting, cutting, and baling operations.

Our non-ferrous scrap recycling operations consist primarily of collecting, sorting and processing various grades of copper, aluminum and brass. Our used automobile yard primarily purchases automobiles so that retail customers can locate and remove used parts for purchase. The waste services segment provides waste management services including contract negotiations with service providers, centralized billing, invoice auditing and centralized dispatching. Waste services also rents, leases, sells, and services waste handling and recycling equipment, such as trash compactors and balers to end-user customers

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Presenter - Sean Garber, President and Vice Chairman, Fast Track Participant

Mr. Garber has been involved with multiple public companies and has an extensive background in this arena. His career began in the metals recycling business working for a multibillion dollar company which was one of the largest in the country. He would be described as an entrepreneur with business involvement in the apparel, finance as well as the auto parts industry. He believes that success comes from what he describes as the 4 corners of the foundation. 1. Surround yourself with good people. 2. Listen to your customers, internal and external. 3. Check your ego at the door. 4. Check your greed at the door. 

Presenter - Todd L. Phillips, CFO and Fast Track Participant

Mr. Phillips oversees all aspects of ISA’s investor/lender relations, finance, accounting and human resources.

Mr. Phillips joined ISA from CRS Reprocessing, LLC, a leading provider of fluid reprocessing solutions for industrial applications, where he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. CRS has operations in the United States, Europe and Asia and is backed by the private-equity firms, Argosy Capital and Capital Solutions, Inc. While at CRS, Mr. Phillips led multiple financings during a challenging period in the U.S. and international economies. He assisted in expanding CRS into new geographic markets, and managed internal functions including corporate finance, international and domestic tax, global treasury, accounting, information technology and human resources.

Prior to CRS, Mr. Phillips was Chief Financial Officer at Genscape, Inc., a global information provider to energy commodity traders. Genscape was backed by private equity firm Oaktree Capital. Mr. Phillips was responsible for all global activities associated with accounting, finance, tax, shareholder relations and human resources. Genscape was honored twice during Mr. Phillips’s tenure as an Inc. 500 company, recognizing Genscape as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.

Mr. Phillips has seventeen years of finance experience, including four years in public accounting. Mr. Phillips assisted his previous companies with significant expansion through acquisitions and growth into new markets. He also established and implemented internal and external financial reporting systems, improving his companies’ internal controls, closing and operational reporting processes.

Mr. Phillips began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP following his graduation from the University of Kentucky. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds degrees in accounting and business administration, with a focus on finance, from the University of Kentucky. 



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