About Us

Founded in 2007, our paper shredding and hard drive destruction company offers affordable, on-site and secure information destruction services.  We service every type of need - public or private institutions, commercial or residential clients, professional firms, government agencies, hospitals, hi-tech and retail businesses which require document shredding and hard drive destruction services.

From our headquarters in Berthoud, we provide shredding, destruction and e-recycling services to clients in Boulder, Fort Collins, Loveland, Longmont, Louisville, Lafayette, Broomfield, Greeley, Frederick, Firestone, Johnstown, Sterling, Brush and Fort Morgan in the Northern Colorado area.

Meet the Team

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Eric Pederson

President/ COO
Eric Pederson is head of our operations. He is born and raised in Colorado. He graduated from CSU with a degree in Agronomy. He has worked in production for Con Agra and Celestial Seasonings. He started Pederson’s Recycling & Disposal Inc. as a small hauling company in 1996. He started Apex Shredding Inc. in 2007.
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Ann Pederson CSDS

Vice President/ CFO
Ann Pederson was born and raised in Bannockburn, Illinois. She attended Roanoke College in Salem, VA graduating with a degree in French. She has taught elementary school through high school. She graduated from the FRCC Sign Language Interpreter Training Program and worked as an interpreter before joining Eric in their business ventures. She runs the office and helps in the field as needed.

Greta Sugai

Office Administration
Greta Sugai was born and raised in Berthoud, CO and spends a lot of her time as a dance instructor in the Northern Colorado region. She graduated from Colorado Christian University in 2015 with a degree in Youth Ministry and met her husband Jeremy during her time there. They got married in 2013 and live in the mountains with their two pups. Apart from dancing and teaching dance, Greta enjoys hiking in the mountains, good coffee shops, roadtrips and camping! She’s loved working with her family through Apex!
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Joel Smith

Secure Destruction Technician
Joel Smith Comes to Apex Shredding with over 25 years of Law Enforcement, Investigative, and Security Training experience. He is skilled in training law enforcement, security and emergency services personnel. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his family. Joel brings his dedication to security and safety to ensure your information is protected.
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Brent Hassman

Secure Destruction Technician
Brent Hassman is a Colorado native. He joins the Apex Shredding family bringing 30 years of information security background with him. After 30 dedicated years with IBM, he’s enjoying his new role as an Information Destruction Technician. His free time is spent enjoying life with his high school sweetheart of 35 years and all of their four-legged loved ones. He loves to visit his daughter who is married into the United States Air Force wherever she may be in the world, and daring to visit his son with all of his eight-legged friends. He’s dedicated to the proper handling and destruction of the media entrusted to Apex Shredding.

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Route Longmont & Boulder
January 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Route Frederick / Firestone / Brighton
January 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Route Loveland & Fort Collins
January 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Route Louisville/Lafayette
January 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm