Thomas “Tommy” Stump, who served as president and CEO of Chatham, Virginia-headquartered First Piedmont Corp. for 41 years, died Aug. 18 at the age of 63.
Founded in 1969, First Piedmont Corp. provides industrial, commercial and residential waste management services in Virginia and North Carolina.
Stump served in various capacities on waste association boards and committees during his time in the industry
The National Waste & Recycling Association issued the following statement on Stump’s passing:
“The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) joins the waste and recycling industry as we mourn the loss of former First Piedmont Corp. President and CEO Tommy Stump. Tommy was a strong advocate for the industry. He served in various leadership positions in the Virginia Waste Industries Association as well as on the NWRA board of governors and NWRA board of trustees. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends.”
Stump’s obituary can be found online.