Rob Smith wins SMART 50 Impact Award

| Jake Smith

In June 2018, President of Armada Waste Ohio, Rob Smith, was recognized by Smart Business Magazine as one of Central Ohio’s SMART 50 Award winners for his achievement and success growing the waste & recycling business.  He started Capitol Waste & Recycling Services from scratch in 2009 and has grown it to be a regional force with six locations spanning from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati.

In addition to the honor of being a SMART 50 recipient, he also took home the award for IMPACT.  This is one of the three exemplary awards, selected from the whole class of 50, which include Innovation, Impact and Sustainability.  Rob impressed the panel with the rapid growth of the company in under 10 years, a focus on customer service and an experienced and developed team. 

In his acceptance speech he took time to thank family, his partners & team members and lastly the customers.  He said, “I want to thank our customers… That loyalty, that is what really has made our company. If we didn’t have such great customers, we wouldn’t have a company”.  Rob recognizes that every one of his customers contributes to the company’s success and that by doing an outstanding job to create new loyal customers, they will help the company grow to even greater heights.


“I want to thank our customers… That loyalty, that is what really has made our company. If we didn’t have such great customers, we wouldn’t have a company”

Rob Smith