CS Solutions was created from the desire to build a company that not only provided financial opportunity for its stakeholders, but that created a lasting legacy of improving the communities in which we live and work. Our business model focuses on delivering sustainable solutions to existing problems, and finding creative ways and new technologies to address the needs of future generations.
Making a positive contribution to the communities in which we live and work is a key corporate priority for CS Solutions. Both individually and as a team, we serve as volunteers, board members, and fundraisers.
We support organizations that address mental health, homelessness, and hunger issues, as well as contributing to local economic development efforts.
CS Solutions pairs a deep commitment to sustainable business practices with a strong focus on staff development to create a structured, disciplined execution approach that delivers results while remaining true to the company's values.
Chief Executive Officer
As an experienced and effective executive in diverse business cultures, Ned brings more than 40 years of experience to the team. Ned specializes in facility turnarounds and consolidations, with a strong focus on achieving and exceeding budgeted results. He is skilled in new site acquisition, development, construction and start up, and an effective team builder.
Most recently, Ned served as President and CEO of Catalyst Paper Corporation, where he successfully completed a full operational turnaround, resulting in the sale of the business. Ned holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse and is a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer for CS Solutions, George is responsible for a variety of operating functions, with a primary focus on sales operations of the companies under management.
George brings more than 20 years of experience in multiple public and private leadership roles, including owning and running his own business, as Commissioner of Economic Development for the State of Maine, and most recently as President of a firm making private investments in a variety of industries. George also has Board experience at several public and private entities. George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Finance from the University of Maine at Orono.
The CSS team includes industry veterans in engineering, construction, operations, and project management, supported by strong accounting, legal, marketing and sales specialists. CSS also maintains a network of external relationships which allows us to seek and retain specialty talent when a particular situation requires outside resources.