Mark R. Lomele
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Mark R. Lomele serves as the current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Employee Ownership Foundation. A retired executive from the California-based Recology Inc., Lomele served until 2018 in numerous leadership positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. In 1988, the year after Recology completed a series of leveraged ESOP transactions, he joined the company as Corporate Controller. He has been a member of the Recology’s ESOP Administrative Committee since 1991 and has served as its Chair since 1995.
Prior to joining Recology, Mark worked for Fairchild Semiconductor (which later merged into National Semiconductor), Pacific International Rice Mills, and John F. Forbes & Company. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.