ABOUT US: Regency Enterprises Services
Charles Brown, the founder of Regency Enterprises Services, began working for his father (the New Orleans sanitation superintendent) in 1988. Ten years later, Charlie came to St. Louis to start his own event clean-up company with a small crew of four. Regency was soon the go-to event clean-up company for most major events in the metro St. Louis area, and quickly expanded to encompass a wider array of event services, from set-up and tear down to post-event landscaping. Now in its second decade, and with a crew of more than 200, Regency Enterprises Services offers full service Project Management, Facility Management, Event Services and Consulting.
Charles Brown founded Regency Enterprises Services in 2004 and brings 17 years of management experience in the operations and fleet maintenance side of the trash industry. He is heavily involved in the local organization Mary Ryder Home on its Board of Directors. Charlie and his wife, Kim, are also involved in foster care and in his free time, he enjoys amateur car collecting.
Executive Vice President
Walter is the Executive Vice President for Regency Enterprises with 28 years of management experience. Wally is responsible for both overall operations and administration of the company, as well as maintaining international operations and customer relations in Eastern Africa, Nicaragua and Mexico. Wally is active in local charity organizations and youth sports including coaching and managing several teams. Wally and his wife, Barbara, have six children and reside in St. Louis.
DeVon Hankins, CPD, SGB, BSP
Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development
DeVon is a career strategist, business development and performance improvement professional. She has 15+ years combined federal, state and local government leadership experience in directing social programs, operational systems and enterprise-level initiatives. She holds two degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia: B.S. in Agriculture, M.S. in Agricultural Economics. DeVon is a Certified Project Director, Six Sigma Greenbelt and Balanced Scorecard Professional. She has also served in the U.S. Army National Guard, both Enlisted and Officer Corps.
Denise Camel, MHRM
Human Resources Director
Denise Camel joins Regency as the Human Resources Director in January 2019. She has spent the last 12 year working overseas in HR for the Federal government, in multiple locations including Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Dubai, and Egypt. She went to Mizzou for undergrad and got her Masters in HR Management at Webster University. She comes from an entrepreneurial family and she still helps on the family farm in Wentzville. She enjoys writing in her spare time.
Oswald Silvestre, CPD
Financial Operations Manager
Oswald has over a year and a half of experience in the service industry with extensive facility and analysis experience assisting with managing large facilities, events and data analysis. After joining Regency, he began as a service worker and evolved into positions including Operations Assistant and Supervisor. In his spare time, Oswald likes to help youth baseball players develop on and of the field, and enjoys spending time playing sport video games.
Regional Director of Operations
Rob is the Regional Director of Operations for Regency in charge of hiring, training, scheduling and overseeing execution of client services. He brings over 20 years of management experience and 30 years in the solid waste and disposal business to Regency's operations team. Rob is a people person who works well with Regency's crews and knows how to encourage the highest level of quality and execution. He is married to his wife of 28 years, Sandy, and they have two children.
Director of Government Contracts
James brings over 30 years of management experience working directly for U.S. Army. James is responsible for dealing directly with US Federal Government procurement personnel. James and his wife, Teresa, have four boys and five grandchildren and reside in Huntsville, AL.
Alexander Peña, CPD
Alex has been with Regency since May 2017 and is responsible for inventory, logistics and vendor compliance. He has more than 7 years management experience and continues to take educational and professional courses in the business field. Alex has worked at Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami Dade in a leadership role as a Teen Director where he facilitated programs for students from 14-18 and maintained the facility to its highest standings. Fluent in Spanish, Alex enjoys competing in eSports and playing basketball.
Regional Director of Operations
Jim has over 29 years experience in floor maintenance and care. He managed floor care and restoration for more than 70 locations of a major retail grocer. Jim is proficient with programs for all types of flooring. With a strong background in floor maintenance and care, he joined the Regency team as a specialist in floor care. Hands-on experience restoring floors sets him apart from many contract managers. Married for 28 years, Jim resides south of St.Louis, Missouri with his wife Ellen. He enjoys cycling and Major League Baseball in his spare time.
David joined Regency in September 2018. He brings more than 25+ years of operational management experience in the telecommunications and airport industries. His primary focus has been to take ground-level startup organizations and make them fully functional and profitable. He understands and executes detailed work-flow plans and identifies areas of needed process improvements. He has traveled extensively both domestic and internationally and has a great eye to detail. He resides in St. Louis, Missouri and is an avid “foodie” and enjoys traveling and spending time with family and close friends.