Market Vice President, Republic Services
Bryant Thornton is the Market Vice President for Republic Services in Las Vegas, NV and has responsibility for supporting daily operations to ensure business continuity.
Mr. Thornton joined the industry in 1997 as a residential driver and has held positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure. These positions include Route Manager for Waste Management in Orlando, FL (1998 to 2002), Operations Manager in Orlando, FL (2003), and District Manager for the Polk County, FL area (2004). Mr. Thornton relocated to the Cocoa, FL district in 2005 and was promoted to Sr. District Manager for Brevard and Indian River Counties in 2006.
Mr. Thornton joined Republic Services in 2009 and has held many leadership roles including Operations Manager, Division Manager, General Manager, Region Manager, Area Operations Manager, and Director of Operations.
In 2021, Mr. Thornton was promoted to Area Market Vice President to focus on building operational expertise and improving operations performance for Southern Nevada. Mr. Thornton works with field operations to ensure durability of standards and processes. He plays an essential role in building the capability of his teams to consistently execute on business plans and budgets, ensuring an optimal customer experience.
Mr. Thornton’s professional affiliations include, Member of Professional Law Enforcement Association, Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary State Trooper, Honorary Deputy Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Reserve Police Officers Association, Florida Association of State Troopers, and Volunteer Law Enforcement Alliance.
In addition to protecting and serving his community as an Auxiliary State Trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol, Bryant enjoys hiking and spending time with his family.
Mr. Thornton graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.