Our Leadership Team


Tyler Brunson

CEO and Founder

Tyler started Waste Consultants in 2002 as a college student, when he realized that most companies were paying too much for waste disposal services.  

Tyler is a graduate of Appalachian State University where he earned a BSBA in Economics.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, working with children’s homes in Kenya, fly fishing, traveling, and teaching personal finance and entrepreneurship.


Emily Clemens

National Sales Director

Emily brings 8 years of experience in sales and client relations. She is passionate about developing genuine, lasting relationships with clients and working with them to streamline their processes and reduce their expenses.

Emily is a graduate of San Diego State University with a BS in Hospitality & Tourism Management and a minor in Sustainable Tourism. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, traveling and adventuring in the great outdoors and she is a passionate animal welfare advocate. 


Julia Padgett

Office Administrator

Julia is our administrator / bookkeeper / office manager extradonaire.  

She graduated from NC State with a degree in Social Work and plans on going back to get her Masters.  

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Tony Perkins

Project Manager

Tony has worked in the waste management field since 2007.  He loves identifying savings opportunities for the clients he serves.

He graduated from Drury University with a BSBA.  Tony has been married for 20 years and has two daughters. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family at Chiefs training camp, on the beach in Galveston, TX, or catching the latest movie.

Allen Banfield

Senior Project Manager

After completing 6years of honorable military service, Allen has been in the waste industry for 30 years - including 6 years in the waste service industry and 23 year in the waste consulting industry. His ability to uncover savings and implement unidentified solutions have produced significant results for WCI's clients.

Allen is dedicated to his lovely wife, children and 10 grandchildren. He enjoys playing golf and fishing. 






Vicki Boyle

Billing Coordinator &       Assistant Project Manager

Vicki enjoys working with waste haulers to ensure invoice accuracy.

Fluent in Spanish, she graduated from Kent State University in Ohio with a BS in Spanish Education.  She loves to cook, travel, sew, go antiquing, and spend as much time outdoors as possible.