Dan Bell, President
Dan Bell brings over a decade of exceptional business skills, developed primarily in his work in the real estate industry, to the Agri-Cycle team. A graduate of the University of Maine at Orono, Dan is most recently the owner and president of BellPort Property Management, where he employs close to 20 individuals who help him manage a portfolio of more than 400 properties. Dan’s considerable success is a function of his strategic thinking as well as his ability to adapt to change with speed and professionalism, skills that are invaluable to Agri-Cycle.
Greg Williams, Director of Waste Solutions
Greg Williams came to Agri-Cycle in 2014 with diverse experience in the organics industry, including sales, consultation, business development, and operations. While completing a Master’s in Community Planning & Development at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service, he researched the feasibility of implementing a curbside organics program in Greater Portland. He received an award for the idea from ecomaine in 2008, and presented the idea to the Portland City Council in 2009. Williams also successfully started and managed a commercial composting business in conjunction with the City of Portland before joining Agri-Cycle.
Holden Cookson, Sustainable Waste Solutions Manager
Holden has been knee deep in the food-waste world since 2013, where he attended the University of Maine at Farmington. There he found a love of diverting food waste from landfills while working with Mark King of the DEP and the Sustainable Campus Coalition to compost food waste generated from the dining hall. After graduating, Holden worked for Garbage to Garden in Portland, as account manager, and then for himself as a handyman. During his self employment he met Greg and Shane and joined Agri-Cycle. Holden now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he sits on the Cambridge Recycling Action Committee, works with the MA DEP Solid Waste Action Committee, and helps the entire Northeast address the issue of food waste/climate change.
Marc Draper, Fleet Manager
An Exeter, Maine native, Marc Draper has been with Agri-Cycle since 2014, and currently serves as the company’s fleet manager. Marc’s 25-plus years of trucking experience have proven invaluable in managing a broad network of collection routes for both solid and liquid organics in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Shane Albert, Controller
Most recently Shane Albert, a Milford, Maine native was an Accountant for a Maine medical supplier, and has now been handling the accounting and finance responsibilities here at Agri-Cycle since 2016. His attention to detail and critical thinking skills are crucial for our day to day operations, and his experience in the volatile medical field has helped him in transitioning to the dynamic waste management industry. Shane received his MBA from the University of Maine at Orono in 2019 and is continuing his growth & development as a young professional.
Evan LaPointe, Operations Manager
Evan came to Agri-Cycle in 2017 after working various roles in the customer service industry. A Maine native, he has lived across this great State in Windham, Orono, Gardiner, Bar Harbor and now Portland. With past work environments emphasizing a customer focus, timely service and a detail-oriented approach, he found the perfect place to land with Agri-Cycle. Evan is heavily involved in daily operations of the company and works closely with the management team & drivers to ensure that we provide superior customer service while maximizing efficiencies.
Catherine Dufault, Account Manager
As a 2016 graduate of University of Maine at Farmington’s Environmental Policy & Planning program, Catherine brings a new perspective to Agri-Cycle’s administrative team. A recipient of Maine Campus Compact’s Heart & Soul Award for her work in upcycling and a tireless advocate for UMF’s compost program, Catherine was well-positioned to transition into providing accounts management for a food waste recycling company. Her background in relating to diverse partners comes from work in sustainable food, forestry, the National Park Service, and pet care.