Trilogy MedWaste Appoints Russell Schuster as Chief Executive Officer

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Houston, TX – August 16, 2023 – Trilogy MedWaste (“Trilogy” or “the Company”), a leading provider of regulated medical waste, hazardous waste, and reusable sharps management services, today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Russell Schuster as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Bringing a wealth of industrial experience and a client orientation, Russell plans to advance the Company’s mission of reliable, nationwide partnership to the healthcare industry.

“I am proud to join Trilogy during an exciting phase of transformative growth. The Trilogy team has been dedicated to delivering the highest quality service to customers across the country, creating an excellent foundation to grow the Company while delivering on our promise of reliability and compliance. I look forward to working closely with our talented team to expand the business while ensuring that Trilogy’s delivery of best-in-class solutions for its customers remains a top priority,” said Russell.

Russell has deep experience in scaling and managing industrial organizations across multiple logistics and route-based businesses. Prior to joining Trilogy, Russell served as Chief Operations Officer of United Site Services (“USS”), a leading temporary site services provider of portable sanitation and temporary fence rentals with over 100 service locations across the nation. At USS, Russell played an integral role in the transformation of the organization’s operational playbook, commercial engine, digital capabilities, and strategic vision. Before USS, Russell spent 10 years at Aggreko in multiple executive leadership roles, including Managing Director of North America and SVP of Product Development (HVAC) and Head of M&A for North America. With his extensive prior experience, Russell is well positioned to lead the Company through its next phase of growth while maintaining the highest standards of compliance in the midst of an evolving regulatory backdrop.

“We are thrilled to welcome Russell to Trilogy and believe that his leadership experience will be a significant advantage as the Company continues its growth trajectory as one of the leading medical waste organizations in the United States. We look forward to working alongside Russell to build upon the Company’s strong foundation of reliability and customer satisfaction,” said Ali Satvat, Partner at KKR and Global Head of KKR Health Care Strategic Growth.

Trilogy MedWaste continues to scale its core business via both organic and acquisitive growth. This includes making significant investments in its leadership team and geographic footprint to position the organization to service the entire healthcare continuum, including large health systems, medical facilities, and healthcare providers.

About Trilogy MedWaste

Trilogy MedWaste was formed in 2017 to become a leading provider of environmentally responsible medical waste collection, transportation, treatment, and subsequent disposal for customers in healthcare and related industries. Since then, Trilogy has grown into a leading player in the medical waste industry, servicing the continuum of smaller single-unit clinics to regional hospitals, acute care facilities, and other large customers across the country. Trilogy has added several offerings to its core and today provides waste management services for regulated medical waste, reusable sharps, hazardous and pharmaceutical waste, secure document destruction and more. To learn more about Trilogy MedWaste and its service offerings, visit

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