ABOUT BGICO

BGICO is an investment and development company headquartered in the Austin, Texas area and focused on supporting projects in Texas. BGICO is wholly owned by Bob Gregory, the founder and owner of Texas Disposal Systems. Under his leadership, TDS has grown to be one of the largest independently owned resource management company in the country.

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Bob Gregory

Bob Gregory serves as president, CEO and 80% owner of Texas Disposal Systems, Inc., Texas Disposal Systems Landfill, Inc., Texas Landfill Management, LLC, Texas Organic Products and Garden-Ville. Through innovative ideas in landfill management, customer service, and environmentally safe practices, TDS is now the largest independently owned solid waste collection, recycling/composting and disposal company in Central Texas, and one of the largest in the nation. Bob also owns Txalloy, Inc., d.b.a. Acme Iron and Metal Co., a full-service scrap metal processing facility in San Angelo and Austin, Texas. He also owns Okapi Environmental Services, LLC.
Bob graduated from Central High School in San Angelo, Texas and holds a bachelor’s degree in business from The University of Texas at Austin. He served as a member of the state’s Municipal Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Advisory Council from 1989 to 2007 and as its president for the last seven years. He also served as chairman of the Texas Chapter of the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) from 1991 to 2003 and served on the board of directors of the Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. In 2008, Bob was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Texas (and Vermont) Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission and served until September 2011.
The NSWMA honored Bob as Member of the Year in 2000. He received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Texas Water Commission (TWC) in recognition for his contribution to protect human health and the environment and his efforts towards developing municipal solid waste landfill regulations for the TWC in 1993. He served as chairman of the two statewide committees that oversaw the development of federally mandated landfill management regulations.
In 2010, Bob was inducted into the Environmental Industries Association (EIA) Hall of Fame. The Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America honored him with the Distinguished Citizen of the Year award. He is a Boy Scout Silver Beaver. Bob has lived in Austin since 1971 and is married to his junior high school sweetheart, Kay Rogers Gregory. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

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Tom Mistler

Tom Mistler serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Texas Disposal Systems and BGICO.
Tom has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of industries, including construction, high tech, start-up, Big Four accounting, and manufacturing environments. A native of Kentucky, Tom received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and his MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a Certified Public Accountant and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area.

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Clint Harp

Clint Harp is the Executive Vice President at BGICO, leading the company's strategic growth initiatives, operations and Government Affairs. Formerly Chief of Staff for Global Operations at Dell Technologies, Clint ensured seamless execution of priorities across the end-to-end supply chain. In his previous role as Senior VP at the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), Clint drove broadband connectivity efforts in Texas and led business development for the radio system, benefiting cities, counties, and public safety organizations. His LCRA journey included roles as VP of Transmission Strategic Services and Chief of Staff.
Clint's early career involved directing business development for Texas under Governor Rick Perry and serving on the Texas Economic Development Corporation's board. His commitment to public service began in 2008 as an Executive Aide, later becoming a Special Adviser to the governor.
Actively engaged in civic life, Clint serves on the Hill Country Conservancy Board and is an Alumni Chapter Leader for his alma mater, Pepperdine University. Residing in Austin, Texas, Clint, along with his wife and two sons, explores the greenbelt most weekends.