Brian Ciapinski - Owner

Brian Ciapinski is a native of Orland Park, Illinois. As an alumnus of Victor J Andrew High School, and Trinity Christian College with a degree in Human Resources and Marketing, his roots run deep in the Chicago area. He began his career in solid waste and recycling with Waste Management Inc. He grew with the company in various positions, moving up to Regional Customer Service Manager. During his 18 years at Waste Management, Inc., he took pride in thoroughly engaging with clients and providing strong customer support through operations. This experience, and being a victim of Identity Theft, led him to start a document destruction company.

Brian and his business partner, Jeff Dencek, formed Shark Shredding, Inc in 2005. All of their work experience combined in solid waste, recycling, and document management data protection is over 50 years.

Focusing on strong, personalized client communication remains Brian’s daily activities.

Jeff Dencek

Jeff Dencek - Owner

Jeff Dencek grew up in Orland Park, Illinois. His strong work ethic and drive started at an early age as he worked his way through Loyola University. He earned a degree in Human Resources with a Minor in Criminal Justice. After graduation, Jeff started working at Waste Management, Inc. He was considered a valuable asset to the company and advanced quickly into higher positions. His document management and recycling journey continued as he became a managing partner at Suburban Recycling and Disposal/Chicago Document Control in Cicero. In his role, he was instrumental in providing efficient and effective leadership for all operations through managing team members, developing internal and external relations, quality control, and planning.

In 2005, Jeff and his business partner, Brian Ciapinski, formed Shark Shredding, Inc. Combined they have over 50 years of experience in solid waste, recycling, and the document management data protection industries. Jeff manages all operations for the company.

Joe Eaton- Account Manager

Joe Eaton has 23 years of document management and shredding experience. He developed customized shredding programs that assisted customers with a secure means of destroying confidential, proprietary information. Joe has enjoyed working with businesses to assist with their document destruction needs by developing programs to ensure they meet their compliance standards. Working with so many different companies and people to provide them a service to feel good about makes for a great career,

Joe’s role at Shark Shredding will consist of creating new business relationships and building on existing ones throughout the Chicagoland marketplace.