Short Bio – Mr. Briggeman Jr.

Short Bio – Mr. Briggeman Jr.
Mr. George Briggeman Jr. is a West Orange County businessman, local philanthropist, and community leader. Presently, he is the chairman and owner of the Briggeman family of companies such as Briggeman Disposal Services, Inc and Briggeman Land & Development Company. Over two generations Mr. Briggeman and his father, George Sr., built their small family waste hauling company, Briggeman Disposal Services into one of the top 100 largest independently owned municipal environmental management firms in the U.S. . In 1997, George Briggeman Jr. merged the family business with Fortune 500 Company, Republic Services. He served in the capacity of Vice President of Corporate Development at Republic for the Western Region U.S.A. From 1997 to 2010, During his tenure he is credited with facilitating the acquisition of dozens of family-owned waste hauling firms throughout the Western United States to achieve efficiency via economies of scale. Through his efforts, he was directly responsible for growing the company’s Western region to more than $400 million in annual sales.

He has also served on the Board of Directors of both the Los Alamitos and Cypress Chambers of Commerce. Specifically, Mr. Briggeman Jr .has served more than a decade on the Board of Directors of the Los Alamitos Chamber, including one term as Chairman and 6 years as Director of the Cypress Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Briggeman is the Chairman of the Board for Los Alamitos Aquatic Foundation and frequently interacts with youth-related organizations such as the Casa Youth Shelter, the Boys and Girls Club of Cypress and the Cypress College Foundation.
Over time, he has expanded his philanthropic activities to include the entire West Orange County region. His most notable contributions have involved the development of a regional aquatic facility which serves as home to the U. S. Olympic Gold Medal Water Polo team as well and community aquatic facility where over 30,000 Orange County youth have learned to swim and develop water safety skills as well as serving as a rehabilitation facility for our wounded warriors.
Most of his philanthropy is centered on his local community because he believes in the importance of “fostering the community that provides for you.”

45 thoughts on “Short Bio – Mr. Briggeman Jr.

  1. Ed says:

    I sure wish I had someone like him in my community. Where I live seems like it’s just every man for himself. More people should chip in an help the community like Mr. Briggeman. I will spread this article as far as I can because I think everyone can learn something from this.

  2. Maria says:

    This bio helps people like me get to know Mr. Briggeman and the family’s community service projects. I admire successful people who give back to their communities and share their fortunes.

  3. Christian Bray says:

    For someone as accomplished and esteemed like Mr. Briggeman, his initiatives for the community, especially for the youth, is truly remarkable. I hope other businessmen will emulate him all across the country, as well as in other parts of the world. Let’s all remember that the future lies in the way we develop our youth.

  4. Hannah Mae Cortes says:

    After reading Mr. Briggeman’s short bio, I realized that there are still good people out there. I hope more people will be inspired by Mr. Briggeman’s story and do more charitable acts.

  5. King says:

    It’s amazing how he became popular because of his creation with the Olympic-sized swimming pool. How I wish I could plunge in that pool hehe.

  6. elaine says:

    “he believes in the importance of “fostering the community that provides for you.””
    What I think that, when you work as volunteer, you might contribute your time and efforts on the community.

  7. Caleb says:

    Thank you Mr. Briggeman! You are an inspiration and loads better than most politicians. You and your family are truly a gift to the people of Los Alamitos.

  8. Kuroro says:

    This blog is informative. I like the fact that Mr. Briggeman Jr. and his father is helping his community. I hope there are more people like them.

  9. Roger says:

    I wonder if there are other people like Mr. Briggeman Jr.? I like the fact that him and his father is doing a lot for his community.

  10. Peter says:

    Wow this blog is very entertaining. Mr. Briggeman Jr is a blessed person. I like the fact that he’s helping his community. It is very cool to have people like him exists.

  11. Ice Queen says:

    I have nothing against politics because it is an established system. However, giving back without asking in return is the right way to do things.

  12. Scott Summers says:

    This proves that you can change and be better without ant political or any hidden motive. I know Politics are looming in the U.S but this man is just your average guy doing great things.

  13. Hansel says:

    Is Mr Briggeman a swimming enthusiast? I asked because most of his philanthropic efforts are related to this sport. I don’t know how to swim and I wish we have a Mr Briggeman in our county to donate a facility.

  14. Facifica says:

    Los Alamitos is truly lucky to have the Briggemans who continuously promote swimming initiatives. Programs like these are wonderful because you can never go wrong with sports — it develops you in all aspects, especially if you start young. Now think about those little children who learned how to swim here and are now competing in the world stage!

  15. Julio says:

    The Briggemans are what we need right now. More of them. People who give to the community without asking for something in return. I have more trust in these people than the politicians who bicker on TV for the right to serve us. They are hypocrites.

  16. Frances says:

    Thank you to people like Mr Briggeman and his family. Their generosity over the years has helped transform Los Alamitos into a vibrant community in Orange County. I wish more and more people follow in his footsteps.

  17. Hashim Khan says:

    Words cannot express how grateful people are with all the people that are working hard into putting all this program into life. Thank you so much for your dedication and effort.

  18. Itachi Uchiha says:

    I hope many people can see this story and inspired by it. That will do well in terms of support and reach support this guy and his mission.

  19. Toad says:

    This guy is changing the world he does not even see it that way, He is giving less fortunate kids a future and that is very vital these days.

  20. Kitty Pride says:

    Amazing and inspirational cause sir. You are shaping up the future generation. May you continue and may others follow your example.

  21. Ororo says:

    This man must really love his area to do something like this. 30K kids and counting to help and support is a daunting and rewarding task

  22. Basti says:

    My kids love swimming during summer. I wish we have a Mr. Briggeman in our community. We need a bigger pool. Last summer, it was overcrowded everyday.

  23. Quenito says:

    Thank you to people like Mr Briggeman. They are an asset to the community. In this troubled times, we need to be more kind to each other and give our part to make our communities a better place to live. Be like Mr. Briggeman.

  24. Ursulah says:

    Not all rich people are like Mr. Briggeman. Your city is so lucky this family is very generous with their money. May the good Lord continue to shower his blessings on this family.

  25. Chantal says:

    Ah bless this family. Very generous. All my grandchildren use the pool and learned to swim there. Now two of them have dreams of going to the Olympics someday! Thank you Mr. Briggeman!

  26. MIco Robin says:

    Hands off to people such as this. I know rich guys have social responsibilities but reading this makes you root for him. Anything with kids warms my heart congrats sir. Good soul.

  27. Mau says:

    God bless Mr. Briggeman. It always warms my heart to know that such a caring soul exists and cares for the community. A good businessman and a philanthropist– my kind of hero!

  28. Pepper says:

    The Summer is fast approaching! Cant wait to get the grand-kids out there for another super time! God Bless the Pool and it’s creator’s!

  29. Jeremy says:

    As an active participant in the clubs at the pool on the base, words cannot express the gratitude to all those involved in putting this program together, the maintenance recently performed on the pool from donations really spruced the place up!

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