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Catharine D Ellingsen

Republic Services Inc


Catharine D. Ellingsen is EVP, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary at Republic Services.  In this role, Catharine oversees legal services, board and corporate governance, ethics and compliance, enterprise risk management, labor relations, corporate security, business continuity and facilities management.  Catharine is also Chair of the Company's MOSAIC Council for inclusion and diversity and Executive Sponsor of the Women of Republic Business Resource Group.
Catharine has over 20 years of experience in the recycling and waste services industry.  Prior to joining Republic Services, Catharine was in private practice in Phoenix at Steptoe and Johnson LLP and Bryan Cave.   She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Wheaton College and her JD from the Washington College of Law, The American University.
Catharine is also this year’s Thomas M. Rogers Outstanding Achievement Award Winner.