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Cliff Fleener
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Cliff Fleener

Cliff Fleener

Vice President
Sustainability &
Environmental Affairs

Cliff Fleener joined OPPD in April 2023 as vice president of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs. He has over 25 years of experience helping global businesses find and implement data driven solutions to manage their environmental risks and opportunities.

Prior to joining OPPD’s executive leadership team, Fleener served as the global director of Environmental Responsibility for Valmont Industries (VMI), supporting all Valmont Business Segments worldwide, including more than 85 manufacturing facilities across 25 countries. He was responsible for developing and implementing enterprise-wide environmental compliance, risk management and sustainability strategies, programs and standards.

Before joining VMI, Fleener served in various quality, facilities, remediation and environmental management roles at Ford Motor Company, Visteon Corporation, Automotive Components Holding LLC and NSG/Pilkington North America. 

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Ball State University and a master’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Fleener is a veteran of the US Army’s 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, lifetime member of the Black Horse Association and past President of the Nebraska Recycling Council.

Contact Information
To contact Cliff Fleener, please use our Contact Board Members and Executive Leadership Team form or call 531-226-3200.