Bob Alvarez is a leader in operations and leadership. In this episode, Bob discusses structure vs. the nuance of managing personnel, working on leadership first, having a drive to learn all facets of the business, earning your credibility, the importance of liking people, and the circular economy.
Robert (Bob) Alvarez serves as the President and COO of Shapiro, leading sustainability as a service. At the heart of Bob’s work is leading a team that developed Circular by Shapiro, a transformative sustainability initiative that provides industries with solutions to some of their most pressing challenges. Their commitment to building the circular supply chain of our future is a testament to environmental stewardship today.
Bob’s comprehensive perspective on sustainability started early, cemented by his background in Biology from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. He treasures his 31-year marital journey with Patty and being a father to his two adult children, Ricky and Audrey. With his lifelong passion for nature, you may find Bob fishing, hunting, and golfing.
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