S3 Recycling Solutions, Springfield, Tennessee, has announced the appointment of Ray Guzman, Wanda C. Lyle and Richard Pinson to its board.
The electronics recycling company says all three are powerhouses in their respective industries and bring extensive experience with scaling technology and corporate businesses. They will join the existing three board members who advise S3 leadership on ways to help the company achieve its goals, develop and implement the company’s strategic plan and provide critical feedback on all aspects of the business.
“Our new board members position S3 for continued hyper-growth,” CEO Rod McDaniel says. “Their expertise will be essential as S3 offers new services lines, expands business development efforts and builds an experienced executive team. I look forward to working with the board to further expedite the growth journey of the company.”
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According to S3, Guzman is the founding CEO of Nashville-based SwitchPoint Ventures, an artificial intelligence-focused venture studio that partners with business leaders to drive rapid technological innovation. In his role, Guzman is responsible for all aspects of the business and for overseeing the company’s interests in its portfolio companies.
Prior to SwitchPoint, Guzman was the SVP of analytics at Intermedix/R1, where he led a large, globally distributed analytics business unit. Before that, he served as SVP of strategy for the company. Before joining Intermedix, he was chairman and CEO of WPC Healthcare, where he executed a successful turnaround that led to the sale of WPC to Intermedix.
Lyle is a global executive and board director with 40 years of financial services industry experience and 10 years of board of director experience. S3 says she has created and implemented numerous innovative structures to ensure that risk management, controls and oversight meet regulatory and business requirements.
From 2014 to 2021, Lyle served as the managing director and general manager of Nashville-based UBS Business Solutions. As part of UBS’ global strategy, she established the Business Solutions Center in Nashville, hiring and overseeing 1,300 employees, providing shared services to U.S. Wealth Management, Investment Banking and Asset Management businesses. In 2016, Lyle was named president of UBS Business Solutions US LLC, which she maintained until her 2021 retirement.
S3 says Pinson is an experienced CEO, entrepreneur, investor and board member focused on intellectual properties and technology-driven businesses. He served as a senior executive at Columbia Pictures and Turner Broadcasting prior to founding and leading multiple technology companies during which time he created over $1 billion in shareholder value as the operator and chief executive over the past 30 years.
Pinson has served on various boards of directors including The Dean Institute of Business at Lipscomb University, The Oak Hill School, Delta Dental of Tennessee, Advanced Network Solutions, Centerstone (behavioral health), The Golf Club of Tennessee, The Tennessee Golf Foundation and the Music City Bowl as both a member and as chairman (2017-2019).
“I’m delighted to welcome these accomplished leaders to our board and look forward to leveraging their experience and skills,” S3 Board Chairman Brian Moyer says.
S3 is a technology recycling firm that provides tailored e-scrap solutions to businesses across the nation and in Canada. The company, which claims 382 percent growth over the last three years, says it provides mid- to large-sized businesses with an easy and hassle-free way to manage excess electronics responsibly and safely.