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Adams To Speak At Next CBA Lecture Series On April 19

Published: April 15, 2011

George Adams, CEO and president of SA Recycling, will discuss “Intelligent Resource Management” at the next CSULB College of Business Administration Notable Speaker Series event on Tuesday, April 19. The event will begin with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by the presentation at 6:45 p.m. in The Pointe at the Walter Pyramid on campus.

Adams will discuss how he used innovation and technology to grow a scrap metal junkyard into a leader in the recycling industry, how cutting-edge technologies are helping to sustain our planet, and how to become a leader who makes a difference in business and industry.

Recycling 2.5 million tons of metal annually and operating 40 recycling facilities throughout California, Arizona and Nevada, SA Recycling is recognized as an industry leader in metal recycling. As president of SA Recycling, Adams has implemented innovative practices and technologies that protect the planet’s natural resources and help create a sustainable environment.

Adams has served as chair of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, representing more than 1,600 private, for-profit companies that process, broker, and industrially consume scrap commodities. He is also active in local politics and is a major supporter of business, social and charitable programs.

George Adams

The Notable Speaker Series was established by the CSULB College of Business Administration to add relevance to current students’ learning experiences and offer opportunities for professional development and intellectual engagement to the community, alumni, staff, and faculty.

There is no cost to attend the event but reservations are required. Campus visitors can purchase a $5 parking permit at the yellow kiosks in lot 13. Parking is available in lot 13 or the adjacent structure.

To register, please visit the Notable Speaker Series website. For more information, contact Sweta Mohandos, Notable Speaker Series coordinator.

–Ken Swisher