Joseph J. Schantz II - Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Joseph J. Schantz is vice president, chief accounting officer for Covanta, responsible for all controllership matters. He was appointed to the position in April 2020.

Mr. Schantz joined Covanta in 2017 as director of technical accounting. Later, he was promoted to senior director and assistant corporate controller.

Prior to joining Covanta, Mr. Schantz was a director, SEC/IPO services, at Pine Hill Group, a transaction and advisory firm in Philadelphia, PA. Previously, he held roles in technical accounting at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., based in Allentown, PA, and in the audit function of Deloitte in Philadelphia, PA, and McLean, VA.  

Mr. Schantz graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, and is a Certified Public Accountant.