Charles C. Byrd
Mr. Byrd is President of Jim’s Disposal Service, LLC. It is Kansas City’s dominant “hometown “solid waste management company. He and his wife Eartha acquired the two-man operation in September of 1999. Today the Company has over 75 employees, and 80 trucks. They provide approximately 50 commercial and 80,000 residential customers in Kansas City metropolitan area with solid waste, recycle and roll-off services. Mr. Byrd is a native Kansas Citian. He is a 1978 graduate of Paseo High School, and previously served on the Fairness in Contracting Board of the City of Kansas City. He currently serves as Membership Chair of the executive committee of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Ajamu K. Webster
Mr. Webster is President and Chief Executive Officer of DuBois Consultants, Inc., a civil and structural engineering firm. Mr. Webster started DuBois Consultants in 1988 after having first been associated with the local firms, Butler Manufacturing and Burns and McDonnell. The firm now includes a staff of 23 employees committed to providing tailored engineering design services. He is active in the civic affairs of Kansas City having served as a Parks Board Commissioner and on the Missouri Training and Employment Commission. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Loan Corporation Committee for the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City. Mr. Webster is a native of Los Angeles, California, and a 1980 graduate of Southern University’s College of Sciences and Engineering. He is a Professional Engineer.