Mike Dulin is an Operating Partner at Ara where he brings 25 years of experience in sustainability, waste management and environmental services. Mike is an accomplished executive with keen insight into both commercial strategies and operational efficiency. As an executive, he has led a variety of waste businesses, including hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal and collection, wastewater treatment, total sustainability, emergency and natural disaster response, environmental remediation and construction. Mike’s diverse background provides in-depth knowledge of waste processing, infrastructure, waste technology, and a deep network in the environmental field.
As the leader of the largest sustainability and total by-product management organization in North America, Mike spearheaded market expansion into Mexico, Canada, Turkey, and the Caribbean. In addition, Mike was a key driver of a waste technology platform that provided real time waste diversion, a carbon calculator, and additional sustainability metrics as defined by clientele.
Mike has held a variety of board chairs throughout his career, and currently supports ByFusion Global, an organization focused on utilizing plastic waste in a variety of building materials.
He earned a BA in Environmental Management / Policy from the University of Kentucky, and also holds an MS in Environmental Systems and an MSPH in Public Health / Industrial Hygiene from the University of Kentucky.