Raiford (J.R.) Pearson

Vice President of Operations and Maintenance

Raiford (J.R.) Pearson (Operations and Maintenance Manager) has over 25 years of fleet maintenance and operations experience. J.R. began with the original Bay Disposal as a mechanic in 1980 at the age of sixteen. By 1984, he was promoted to operations supervisor. In 1988, he accepted the position of General Manager of Bay Disposal in Richmond. In 1990, J.R. moved back to the Hampton Roads area to take on responsibilities as operations supervisor of Area Container Services. And in 1993, J.R. began his own medical waste hauling service which lasted until he began working for Bay Disposal in 2004 as Maintenance Manager. In 2005, we added the responsibilities of Operations Manager to him. J.R.’s vast experience in all aspects of the waste hauling industry allows us to provide our customers with the best service and service them with the best maintained equipment.