Chief Executive Officer, Agromin
Bill Camarillo, CEO of Agromin one of the largest organic recyclers in California and the United States, remains passionate after 20 years in the industry. As the CEO of Agromin in Oxnard, California, he plays a key role in pioneering sustainability through organic conversion. All of Agromin’s over 200 eco-friendly organic soil product – which range across the retail, agriculture, landscape and energy sectors are the earth friendly result of over 380,000 tons of organic materials that are converted each year.
Quote: “Organics are a Gift…. a gift of energy from the sun-soil-water equation. Agromin is committed to harvesting this gift, through innovation and transformation technologies that maximize the conversion of Organics’ eco-friendly rewards,” says, Bill Camarillo.
Over the past several years, Agromin has received numerous awards in recognition of it sounds business practices and its recycling and sustainability efforts. These include the California Resource Recovery Association’s 2009 “Climate Change Action Award,” City of Ventura’s 2009 “Environmental Excellence Award” and the US Composting Council’s 2008 “Composter of the Year.” It was also designated as a California Climate Action Registry “Climate Action Leader.”
In 2011, Mr. Camarillo was named by Ventura County Leadership Academy the “Distinguished Business Leader of the Year.” Mr. Camarillo’s attributes his business acumen, leadership and vision to his 10 years of experience in the U.S. Marine Corps and his formal education. While in the Marine Corps, Mr. Camarillo finished two Associates Degrees from College of the Desert in Palm Springs, California and a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Redlands and a Master’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Redlands.
Mr. Camarillo currently sits on several nonprofit boards including the Ventura County Economic Development Association as Chairman, Gold Coast Veterans Foundation, Oxnard Chamber of Commerce and the California Compost Coalition.