Brandi Harleaux is an award-winning entrepreneur, business owner, notable keynote speaker, mentor, recycling champion and world changer who has been featured in several publications. She is the CEO and second-generation owner of South Post Oak Recycling Center (SPORC); —Houston’s trusted metal recycling company. Brandi is passionate about using her transformative leadership skills to make a difference in the recycling industry by actively engaging in advocacy, and championing women and young executives in the industry. Brandi is the distinguished recipient of the inaugural 2020 ISRI Young Executive of the Year Award, is an ISRI Director at large, and the incoming Secretary for the ISRI Gulf Coast Region Executive Committee. She lives in Houston Texas with her husband and enjoys traveling, hiking, self-care activities, and spending time with family and friends.