HDR Promotes Doug DeCesare to Global Solid Waste Services Director

Doug DeCesare

Doug DeCesare, P.E., has been promoted to global solid waste services director for HDR. He pairs a vision and passion for the waste industry with decades of experience collaborating with clients to develop innovative waste solutions.

A vice president at HDR, DeCesare has been instrumental in growing the firm’s waste practice and mentoring its waste team to become one of the most well regarded in the industry. Above all, Doug is known for his commitment to our clients. HDR’s Waste Program Client Development Director Kevin De Lange said, “Doug leads the industry in client service. He listens first, then works very hard to find the right solutions for our clients. His leadership will guide all of HDR’s solid waste professionals to emulate this skill and service.”

Based in Denver, Colorado, DeCesare is currently partnering with Larimer County, Colorado, to increase diversion and generate long-term sustainability through a series of system improvements and new facilities. Throughout his 24-year tenure, Doug has supported more than 200 solid waste projects, including work at 50 North American solid waste facilities.

A registered professional engineer, DeCesare holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina Charlotte, respectively.