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Patriot Environmental Perspective



– Patriot Environmental strives to be the premier provider of comprehensive environmental services in the Western United States. #Preparedand Professional

34th Annual Coastal Cleanup On September 15, 2018, Patriot joined nearly 55,000 other Californians to take part in the 34th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. This was the state’s largest annual volunteer event organized by the California Coastal Commission. Volunteers worked together in gathering tons of trash at beaches, shorelines and inland waterways, cleaning up at more than 1,000 sites in 55 of California’s 58 counties - the largest collection of sites in the cleanup’s history. Cleanups took place up and down the coast, from Oregon to the Mexico border and as far inland as Lake Tahoe. California’s event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by Ocean Conservancy. Locally, Patriot worked with the El Dorado Nature Center, and the city of Long Beach to participate—more than 367 tons of trash, and recyclable materials were collected state-wide! Patriot Environmental Services strives to give back to the community and highly encourages employees to particiapte. Interested in joining future community action events? Keep an eye out for the announcements from our Marketing Manager, Jennifer Diamond (, regarding Patriot’s next community action event. Come bond with other Patriot Team Members, while helping others at the same time. It’s a win-win! The next event Patriot will be participating in will be around Thanksgiving time. Hope to you see you all there!

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How do you get to LifeMart? 1) Register on ADP. 2) Click on “Myself .” 3) Click on “Benefits.” 4) Click on “Employee Discounts – LifeMart.” 5) A new window will open up, which will be the ADP LifeMart Home page. 6) Search and choose your preferred deals!


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Payroll Carol Espinoza P: (562) 321 - 6481 Stacy McClain P: (562) 321 - 6885

Contracts Vanessa Benitez P: (562) 321 - 6477

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Message From Your CEO Patriot has a long standing and well-deserved reputation as a premier emergency/spill response company. It's an important part of our past and an absolutely essential part of our future. However, as you know, Patriot is not just an ER company these days. We send out trained employees and properly equipped trucks every day to support industrial cleaning and waste management jobs. We have very busy and growing fixed disposal facilities in Orange County, and will soon open a new solidification plant near Bakersfield. We have an active and growing remediation service line that is investing in growth throughout California. This diversity is a good thing, as there are many advantages to being a full scale multi-service company in the environmental services industry. We have a greater ability to weather oil price fluctuations. We can keep more talented people employed and busy across the full annual construction cycle. And we can solve a greater array of problems for our customers, allowing us to develop relationships that are based on real value and not just low prices. We will be ready, willing, and able to respond to spills of all sizes, always and forever. But we will also continue to build around the full spectrum of talents and relationships that all of you bring to work with you everyday. Doing so will help us continue to make Patriot a great company for our customers to work with...and more importantly, a great place for all of you to build your careers and take care of your families. Thanks for being "prepared and professional" in every service we provide.


IN THE SPOTLIGHT Vanessa benitez Vanessa joined Patriot in August 2018 as the Contracts Administrator in the Corporate Office. She has immediately made contributions to the speed, timing, and value of customer contract / MSA review and vendor prequalifications. She was particularly helpful in helping us to beat a recent deadline for getting a properly documented performance bond in place in support of a large contract for the Remediation Services Division. Always smiling and always ready to help, Vanessa is a fantastic addition to our Corporate services team!

Dan Frost Dan joined Patriot in January 2015 and has led our Operations Group in Mira Loma to great success over the years. Dan is a key point of contact with SoCal Edison and is a true operations expert, with experience across the full-spectrum of Patriot services. Dan and Patriot Project Manager, Vince Moore, also recently went way above and beyond to provide support and leadership in helping to stabilize and reinvigorate our Las Vegas operations in a way that will allow us to continue to grow into the future there. Dan embodies the Patriot motto of “prepared and professional!”

Newest executive & Cor por ate team member s Area Manager

Santos Alvarez

Health & Safety Manager

Brian Camper

Chief Commercial Officer

Bob Goldberg

Marketing Manager

Jen Diamond

Chief Financial Officer

Tony Shepherd

Operations Manager

Jonathan Speir

Contracts Administrator

Vanessa Benitez

Payroll Administrator

Stacy McClain

Corporate Controller

Kathe Martin

Project Manager

Mark Aguilera

Director of Financial Planning & Analytics

Jay Mandavia

Project Manager

Roberto Servellon

Regional Account Manager

Rene Morffi

Hazardous Waste Manager

Curt Ouelette So Cal Remediation Manager

Robert Valousky

New Baker sfield location in construction! Thanks to all of Patriot’s Team Members’ continuous hard work and dedication, Patriot Environmental Services is continuing to successfully grow! Constrution of our Kern County oilfield solidifcation plant build is in progress. The grand opening will be coming soon! Visit Patriot’s LinkedIn page for periodic updates.

Work Anniversaries: July-September 2018 16 Years

9 Years

5 Years

Pedro Soto Sr. Alex Lopez Felix Madrigal Richard Yukihiro De Andre Anderson Amador Lopez

Jason Reed

Michael Lopez Eleazar Magana Juan Novoa Jose Villegas Ryan Richards

8 Years

Romulado Lopez David Alleman

Chris Gonzales Manuel Delgado Raul Rodriguez Jesse Tapia Jerry Peer Marc Ruffner Arturo Lara

12 Years

7 Years

Gerardo Mota

Felipe Solis Steven Alcal Jesus Mendoza Gerardo Barrios

14 Years

11 Years Ruben Delgado

10 Years Richard Infante

6 Years Luis Rosete Jacob Petrillo Brian Aguayo Steven Dreher

4 Years Jose Trujillo-Hernandez Sergio Sanchez Jose Vasquez Garcia Osbaldo Esquibel Jose Canez Jessie Stuthers

3 Years Joseph Brooks Adrian Coronado Arturo Maduena Scott Dahme William Morrow Mitch Christensen Antonio Mancera Jose Gonzalez

All Hands Safety Meeting Topics January February March April May June July August September October November December

IIPP / Code of Safe Practices Accident Reporting & Chain of Command Preventative Measures Hazards on a Job Site Heat Illness & Prevention Grounding-Bonding & Electrical Safety Motor Vehicle Safety On / Over Water & Railroad Safety PPE & Monitoring Spill Prevention & Housekeeping C/S Awareness & Working at Heights + Ladder Safety Fatigue & Stress Management & Fit for Duty

Terrence Porter Anders Danryd Richard Avalos Alvaro Mendoza Gabriel Mancera David Martin

2 Years Jose Ramos Jim Martin Filberto Garibay Jorge Lopez Francisco Contreras Fernando Soto Vasquez Luis Silva Eduardo Ruiz Kevin Reeder-Gohs Jose Tejeda Alyssa Gonzales Nathan Baker Oswald Guzman Jesus Garcia

1 Year William Bray

Brian Johnson Jose Bautista David Bernal Anthony Drayden Jose Mota Armando Romero Angel Lujan Ivan Nicado Leonel Cardona Louie Garcia Christopher Rodriguez Bradley Salazar Angel Herrera Jr Daniel Chuntz Niel Frumkin Napoleon Bartolome Donovan Arias Santiago Ubaldo Maurice Williams Jerry Moore


Life. Just when you think you’ve got it figured out, along comes a challenge. Whether your needs are big or small, your Life Assistance & Work/Life Support Program is there for you. It can help you and your family find solutions and restore your peace of mind.

Call us anytime, any day. We’re just a phone call away whenever you need us. At no extra cost to you. An advocate can help you assess your needs and develop a solution. He or she can also direct you to community resources and online tools.

Visit a specialist. You have three face-to-face sessions with a behavioral counselor available to you - and your household members. Call us to request a referral.

Reward yourself. Access our Healthy Rewards®* discount program. You can get discounts on health and wellness products and services.

Achieve work/life balance. If you’d like help handling life’s demands, call us for extra support. We can refer you to a service in your community. Or provide guidance on topics such as:

Legal consultation.** Receive a free 30-minute consultation. And up to a 25% discount on select fees. Parenting. Get guidance on child development, sibling rivalry, separation anxiety and much more. Senior care. Learn how to solve the challenges of caring for an aging loved one. Child care. Whether you need care all day or just after school, find a place that’s right for your family. Pet care. From grooming to boarding to veterinary services, find what you need to care for your pet. Financial Services & Referral. Receive a free 30-minute consultation and 25% discount on select fees with network providers.

Life Assistance Program – 24/7 support 800.538.3543

* Some Healthy Rewards programs are not available in all states. If your Cigna plan includes coverage for any of these services, this program is in addition to, not instead of, your plan benefits. A discount program is NOT insurance, and you must pay the entire discounted charge. ** Legal consultations and discounts are excluded for employment-related issues. All Cigna products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Life Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York, and Connecticut General Life Insurance Company. The Cigna name, logo, and other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc. 877376 a 05/15 © 2015 Cigna. Some content provided under license.

First In-House Recruiter for Your Hiring Needs! We heard your needs, we responded with a solution! Introducing.. Patriot’s first in-house Corporate Recruiter, Christina Rodarte! Do you need positions that need to be filled? Do you have specific hiring needs and qualities you are looking for in potential candidates? That is what our new Corporate Recruiter is here for! Submit your hiring needs to Christina. She will be recruiting, sourcing, prescreening, and scheduling interviews for the positions you need filled. Patriot Team Members… Do you enjoy working at Patriot? Do you know someone looking for a job, has a great work ethic, and would fit in with our team? Share your experience with that someone, and refer them to work at Patriot! Remember, we have a Referral Program, which means you get paid if the person you referred is hired and stays with the company. Easy money right? Don’t wait! There is no cap as to how many people you can refer. Refer them now! Contact Christina for referrals, hiring needs, etc:

2018 Holidays Observed New Years Day

January 1

President’s Day

February 19

Memorial Day

May 28

Independence Day

July 4

Labor Day

September 3

Thanksgiving Day

November 22

Day After Thanksgiving

November 23

Christmas Day

December 25

Christina Rodarte 562-477-5789

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