Russ Lloyd is the Founder and President of Innovative Resource Management. For 23+ years, he has led with passion a team of dedicated professionals serving the chemical industry. Russ knew from the start that his desire was to provide an array of services that would yield conservation of our earth’s precious resources, which has surely been accomplished. By providing a sustainable workplace and supporting many mission projects, Russ is changing the lives that surround him and thereby furthering the Kingdom of God.
Rusty Lloyd has provided well over a decade of dedicated service to IRM and currently serves as Vice President & General Counsel. Rusty strives to instill the importance of building strategic partnerships both domestically and internationally. Some of those partnerships have turned into true friendships and through those relationships, Rusty has been able to help various industries fully develop a beneficial reuse platform for their residual products. He hopes his efforts to build a relationship based approach will help to transform the way business is transacted on personal and global level in the marketplace. Prior to his time with IRM, Rusty spent a brief stint in the legal field working for the Judicial Department. Rusty graduated from The University of South Carolina with a BS centered on Management and Marketing along with a minor in Political Science. Rusty then obtained his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, degree from the Charleston School of Law and is currently a licensed attorney in the State of South Carolina. His wife, Manning, is a local dentist and his two sons, Mills (7) and McCants (4), have played an integral role in his success to date. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching youth sports, golfing, traveling and attending Gamecock sporting events. - Always Growing in All Ways!!
Jesse is the Vice President of Business Development. He is passionate about helping those around him succeed. Jesse finds satisfaction in helping companies by creating and identifying productive solutions for their process residuals. A native Michigander, he enjoys Spartan football/basketball. Prior to working with IRM, Jesse worked with a church in Summerville, helping youth and leading music. Jesse loves music, movies and travel. Jesse is a family man and enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children.
Troy is the Director of Product Placement for Innovative Resource Management. Over the past 15 years, he has worked with a number of different industries to help IRM diversify its market portfolio. Born and raised in Summerville, SC, Troy has spent much of his life giving back to the community through various coaching and mentoring programs. In his spare time, Troy enjoys attending sporting events at Clemson University…Go Tigers!
Jamie R. Bartolome III is Innovative Resource Management’s (IRM) Chief Financial Officer. Jamie is responsible for leading IRM’s overall global financial activities, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, enterprise resource planning system management, risk excellence, corporate governance, cash management, and global operational excellence.
Prior to joining IRM, Jamie spent over twenty-three years with a Standard and Poor’s 500 global financial services leader. Jamie has held management positions across different business divisions as a fiduciary and steward of institutional client investment programs.
Jamie holds an MBA from Charleston Southern University and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Northeastern University. He is a fellow Rotarian in the Summerville, SC Rotary Club.
Karen is the wife of the Founder and CEO and has been instrumental in supporting all initiatives for the sustainability and profitability since day one. Karen has amassed 33 years of service in various facets of the environmental industry to include safety instruction, laboratory equipment sales manager, senior administrative officer, as well as, her current position of Director of Accounts Receivable. Over the years Karen has dedicated herself to community activism, faith mission projects and childhood education. She is an avid sports fanatic. Go Gamecocks!!!
Sean Flanagan is an applications chemist who works with manufacturers to develop new markets for both products and byproducts in order to increase their value. Sean believes in the importance of taking this value added approach to utilizing byproducts due to the positive effect it has on both the environment and the manufacturer’s bottom line. Sean holds a BS in Chemistry and Physics from the College of Charleston.
Wendy works in the accounting department for IRM and manages our office. She comes to The IRM team with a smile in her work. She has been a devoted worker throughout her many years in all facets of accounting and office settings. During the past 25 years she also ran her own catering company. Her family is big. With 5 siblings and her being the oldest girl, she quickly learned the gift of diplomacy and multitasking. Communication being the key to success, she makes every effort to work closely with Sales, Finance, and Transportation departments. She is dedicated to our Owner, VP and Legal Counsel and CFO to ensure all things stay on task and run efficiently.
Madison Bramlett is a Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Manager at Innovative Resource Management. Madison takes pride in making sure that all of our customer’s needs are met by finding creative avenues to help them move products. His knowledge of each deal assists the salesmen in exceeding their customer's expectations. He is passionate about this business and it shows in his work. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and comes to IRM bringing a background of operations management in the agricultural chemical business. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, fishing, and playing golf.
Mike Norton is a Supply Chain Manager who works with Innovative’s Product Placement Department providing solutions and selling difficult to place products. He gets great satisfaction in solving problems and believes that old Zig Ziglar adage that “you can get everything in life you want, if you just help enough other people get what they want.” For his twelve years with Innovative, he has been helping manufacturing companies find reuse options for residuals, secondary streams, and surplus chemicals. He has 25 years of industry experience with a strong background in engineering, starting in the military as a nuclear operator and in the shipyards. He is a dedicated family man and is actively involved in serving his church and community.
Gillis McAllister joined the IRM team after his retirement from MeadWestvaco’s Specialty Chemicals Division in North Charleston. His 41 year career included research & product development, domestic and international sales & marketing, and raw materials procurement. He was also in charge of finding value-added disposition for MWV co-products and bio-fractions and enjoys leveraging his experience to help others improve both economics and the environment through beneficial reuse. He is active in community and church work, and he and his wife, Martha, enjoy travel and spending time with family. Gillis recently finished his tenure as the president of his local Rotary chapter. He is also a staple in the Meals and Wheels of Summerville.
Sr. - Born: August 5, 1962 - Married/Children. As Product Acquisition Manager for IRM, Kenny Shider has 25 years’ experience in the environmental services, waste disposal and remediation. Kenny’s focus is accelerating new product commercialization through strategic collaboration within businesses and customers. After joining Innovative Resource Management in August 2008 as Salesman Representative, Kenny has embraced the opportunities to explore into a market of a variety of chemicals to be used in different industries and in applied analytical, pharmaceutical, life science and bioanalytical research and uses. His expertise in consumer research requires a unique blend of expertise in offering statistics, analyzing market trends, identifying opportunities that contributes a major impact, provide valuable, measurable results to the company’s bottom line. I believe that my experience in marketing, product/project management and skill set will be an excellent match for your company.
Paul Lyday has been with Innovative Resource Management for 3 years as a Product Acquisition Manager. Paul graduated from Presbyterian College with a BS in Business Administration. Paul comes to IRM bringing a background of operations management and business to business sales within the rental car and human resources industries. He was born in Charleston, SC and returned back to the area in 2012 with his wife and daughter living in Summerville, SC. Paul loves to hunt, fish, and enjoy the beach with his wife and daughter. His daughter is very active, and Paul enjoys getting to watch her soccer games, basketball games, cheer, dance, and ballet recitals!
Stephen joined the Innovative’ s team in 2018 as a Product Acquisition Manager. He leverages nearly 8 years of sales experience to provide superior service for his clients. Outside of the office, you'll find Stephen cheering on the Gamecocks and spending time with his wife Kelsey, daughter Parker and 95-pound lap dog Boomer.
Jason Miller is a Product Acquisition Manager. He graduated from Charleston Southern University with a BS in Criminal Justice and Political Science, where he was also a three-time All-Conference selection as an infielder on the baseball team. Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, he brings a great attitude and a willingness to work hard every day. Jason also enjoys working out, college football, and spending time with his family.
William Lloyd is a Product Acquisition Manager. He recently finished college at the University of South Carolina but is no stranger to this business. He has been a part of the company all his life and it shows! Will is forging business relationships in efforts to sustain both his partners and the environment. He thrives on the challenge to make his family proud and works hard to provide the excellent customer service his customers deserve. Will is a former collegiate baseball player and really excels in the team environment. He is utilizing his teamwork skills to be a vital member of the family here at Innovative Resource Management.
Gina brings over 30 years of experience working in the shipping industry and works for Innovative Logistics, LLC. She works closely with sales and other members of the Logistics team to bring the highest quality service. She is DOT, IATA, and IMDG Hazardous certified. Gina brings her high energy to the team and enjoys working in a challenging environment. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughters and grandchildren, and her beloved pet pig, Jimmy Dean.
Brantley Sprinkle is one of the more dynamic and expressive members of the Innovative Logistics team. He is DOT Hazardous and IATA certified. Along with his sharp wit and great personality, he brings to the table 15 years’ experience and a successful track record of accomplishments in Sales, Customer Service and Logistics. He is approachable, accommodating, and always willing to go the extra mile for his fellow co-workers and customers alike.
As a challenger of conventional wisdom, Brantley is always thinking outside the box and identifying new ways of eliminating inefficiencies and improving operational processes.
When he’s not in the office, you will most likely find him on the golf course, the volleyball court, the kickball field, the couch, the kitchen, gardening in the back yard, or out on the boat with his girlfriend (Tracey) and their 2 dogs (Boone and Birdie).