Mike Long Ohio By-Product Synergy Network

Project Leader

Mike Long is the President of Resource 100, a consulting firm with a focus on waste reduction, recycling and the conversion of waste to products, fuels and energy. He was the founding Executive Director of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) and served in that position for 18 years until he retired in 2007. He has a total of 40 years of public service, including 16 years as an engineer and manager in the Ohio Department of Transportation and 6 years as the Director of Public Utilities and Aviation for the City of Columbus. Mike is a graduate of Ohio University with a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, and has done graduate work at Ohio University and The Ohio State University. He serves on the State of Ohio Recycling and Litter Prevention Advisory Council and the Board of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). He received SWANA’s National Leadership Award in 2003 and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission’s Regional Leadership Award in 2007.


Ohio By-Product Synergy Network Andrew ManganProject Advisor

Andrew Mangan is co-founder and executive director of the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development, the leading national organization in creating cross-industry and public-private relationships to solve environmental and social challenges while improving its members’ bottom line. The US BCSD is a partner of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a global network of 200 international companies with members drawn from 30 countries and 20 major industrial sectors. Under Andy’s leadership, the US BCSD established the concept of by-product synergy (BPS) and developed a systematic process for establishing regional BPS networks. Andy has been instrumental in developing BPS networks in many parts of the U.S., as well as in the United Kingdom and China. He received his Master of Science from Columbia University, where he was a Fellow in the School of International Affairs.


Joseph Fiksel Ohio By-Product Synergy Network Project Leader

Strategic Advisor

Dr. Joseph Fiksel is Executive Director of the Center for Resilience at The Ohio State University, and Principal and Co-Founder of the consulting firm Eco-Nomics LLC. He is a recognized authority on sustainable business practices, with over 25 years of research and consulting experience for multi-national companies, government agencies and consortia such as the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. A native of Montreal, Joseph began his career at DuPont of Canada, and subsequently was Director of Decision and Risk Management at Arthur D. Little, Inc. and Vice President for Life Cycle Management at Battelle. He has published over 70 refereed articles and several books, and is a frequent invited speaker at professional conferences. Joseph holds a B.Sc. from M.I.T., a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Operations Research from Stanford University, and an advanced degree from La Sorbonne. His latest book, Design for Environment: A Guide to Sustainable Product Development, was published by McGraw-Hill in 2009.


Megan Moses Ohio By-product Synergy NetworkNetwork Director

Megan Moses is the Network Director for the Ohio BPS Network. Megan has worked in leadership, management, research, outreach and communications capacities including experience with academic institutions, non-profits and industry. She is currently an advisor for Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s Green Team in Columbus, Ohio, and Chair of the Growth and Development Committee. Previously she was the Manager of Environmental Stewardship, Government Affairs, and Community Relations at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Program and Outreach Director for the Environmental Molecular Science Institute at The Ohio State University and Manager, and Lecturer and Researcher for the Center for Sustainable Systems Studies at Miami University in Ohio. Megan holds a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Management and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with a Minor in Medical Sociology from Miami University, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Franklin University.