President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Handley has served as the President and CEO since April 1, 2016, has served as the Chairman of Swisher Hygiene since June 5, 2013 and as a director of Swisher Hygiene since December 2012 when he was appointed to our Board upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Handley served as a director of Swisher International, Inc., the Company’s predecessor, from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Handley has served as the Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Huizenga Holdings, Inc. since May 1997. From May 1997 to December 2004, Mr. Handley also served as Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel of Boca Resorts, Inc. From October 1995 to May 1997, Mr. Handley served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of AutoNation Inc. and its predecessor, Republic Industries Inc. Mr. Handley served as a director of Services Acquisition Corp. International from June 2006 to November 2006. Mr. Handley also serves on the board of certain privately held companies and certain not for profit entities. Mr. Handley earned a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, a JD from the University of Utah College of Law, and an LLM from Georgetown University.
Albert J. Detz
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Detz, 68, has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (principal financial officer and principal accounting officer) of Swisher Hygiene Inc. since April 1, 2016. Mr. Detz served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of theglobe.com from June 2004 to February 2005, and thereafter began and continues to perform various financial and consulting services for theglobe.com and Dancing Bear Investments, Inc. (both operators of various online businesses) on a project basis. From October 2002 to June 2004, Mr. Detz was retired. From January 2001 to September 2002, Mr. Detz served as Vice President, Finance for NationsRent, Inc. From July 1998 to August 2000, Mr. Detz served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gerald Stevens, Inc. During 1998 and 1999, Mr. Detz additionally served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Data Core Software Corporation during their development stage period. Mr. Detz worked at Blockbuster Entertainment Group, a division of Viacom Inc. from 1991 to 1997, having most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 1994 to June 1997. Prior to Blockbuster, Mr. Detz served in various finance related positions including Vice President, Corporate Controller, for 11 years within the Computer Systems Division of Gould Electronics, Inc., and at Encore Computer Corporation. Prior to these experiences, Mr. Detz worked in the audit department of Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Detz is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.