New Scientists and Professionals Join SOLitude’s Growing Team
October 9th, 2019
SOLitude Lake Management is pleased to officially welcome six of its newest hires to the company’s growing team. These accomplished professionals, spanning from the Northeast to the West, bring extensive experience and a passion for restoring the health and beauty of aquatic ecosystems in their local communities.
Jameson Bastarche is an environmental scientist based out of Shrewsbury, MA. He specializes in the development of aquatic management plans that prioritize the ecological health of aquatic ecosystems. He is also experienced in conducting large-scale alum treatments using specialized equipment. He has assisted with many high-profile nutrient remediation projects across New England. Jameson earned a degree in Environmental Science from Worcester State University.
Mike Didier is an environmental scientist based out of Shrewsbury, MA. He has a particular expertise in water quality sampling and dissolved oxygen meter testing. He is also experienced with fountain and aeration installations, and is one of the first people in the country to install nanobubble aeration systems in lakes and ponds for the treatment of Harmful Algal Blooms. Mike graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Environmental Conservation.
Craig Goddard is an aquatic specialist based out of Shrewsbury, MA. He takes pride in educating clients about their waterbodies and is experienced in developing custom aquatic management solutions for all types of aquatic ecosystems. Craig is also knowledgeable about sustainable management strategies, including shoreline buffer management, beneficial aeration, and nutrient remediation. He graduated from Worcester State University with a degree in Environmental Geography.
Nolan Norris is an aeration and fountains specialist who supports clients across Florida. He focuses on the installation and routine maintenance of these beneficial aeration systems and is experienced in the implementation of other proactive management strategies that encourage healthy, long-lasting aquatic ecosystems. Nolan plays a valuable role in ensuring the aesthetic and budgetary goals of his clients are met. Nolan has a powersports mechanic degree.
Leslie Bruns is a business development consultant who supports clients in Arizona, Southern Nevada, and Southern California. She assists private homeowners, associations and municipalities plagued by water quality impairments and introduces them to sustainable solutions that help them achieve their lake and pond goals. Her genuine passion for teaching others makes her a valuable resource for her clients. Leslie earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth.
Chris Oliva is a business development consultant based out of SOLitude’s Washington, NJ office. He is focused on building and maintaining relationships with local customers in order to help solve their lake and pond management needs. He understands each waterbody is unique and requires a custom, dedicated approach to achieve long-lasting health and beauty. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University.
Contact the experts at 888-480-LAKE (5253) for all of your lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management needs.
SOLitude Lake Management is a nationwide environmental firm committed to providing sustainable solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty, preserve natural resources and reduce our environmental footprint. SOLitude’s team of aquatic resource management professionals specializes in the development and execution of customized lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management programs that include water quality testing and restoration, nutrient remediation, algae and aquatic weed control, installation and maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, bathymetry, shoreline erosion restoration, mechanical harvesting and hydro-raking, lake vegetation studies, biological assessments, habitat evaluations, and invasive species management. Services and educational resources are available to clients nationwide, including homeowners associations, multi-family and apartment communities, golf courses, commercial developments, ranches, private landowners, reservoirs, recreational and public lakes, municipalities, drinking water authorities, parks, and state and federal agencies. SOLitude Lake Management is a proud member of the Rentokil Steritech family of companies in North America.