Brett Emmerton

Regional Director

Brett Emmerton is SOLitude’s Regional Director and leads Operations in the South region. He comes to SOLitude with almost 15 years of experience in various leadership roles to include the military, commercial pest control, and food safety industries in various geographies across the country. He is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of his teams while executing the strategic goals of the business. People development is a primary passion for him.
Brett served in the United States Marine Corps in both Reserve and Active Duty capacities until he was discharged as a Sergeant (E-5) in 2008. His assignments include having served as a unit training non-commissioned officer in charge, armorer, and crew-served weapons instructor.
Brett was born and raised in South Africa before immigrating to the United States in 1994. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and double majored in International Business and Peace, War, and Defense. Brett was an active member of sports teams growing up, to include rugby, swimming and springboard diving. He actively enjoys destination trips for skiing and open water diving.
Brett resides in South Carolina with his wife Karen and three children (son Nathan, and identical twin daughters Caroline and Claire). The family enjoys time together outdoors hiking and traveling, or any excuse for water sports and activities.

Andy Nott

Aeration Services Manager

Andy Nott is an Aeration Services Manager serving clients throughout Southwest Florida. He specializes in designing unique aeration systems for homeowners associations, private property owners and municipalities to help improve the beauty and health of aquatic ecosystems. He also plays an integral role in the turn-key installation of these systems, coordinating with internal teams, electricians and the client to ensure projects exceed expectations.

With more than a decade of experience, Andy is extremely knowledgeable about implementing systems for large and high-profile clients. One of his most extensive projects included the installation of 61 aeration systems in 57 lakes for a well-known community in Naples, FL.

Andy is passionate about the outdoors and enjoys restoring freshwater resources for clients with natural and sustainable solutions like aeration. Outside of work, he can usually be found spending time with his family. He also enjoys wood-working and is skilled at making cabinets, book shelves and other pieces.

Dan Cook

Operations Manager, Aeration and Fountains

Daniel Cook is an Operations Manager of SOLitude’s aeration and fountains division. He specializes in the design and installation of fountain and aeration systems for clients, and is a knowledgeable resource for repairs and maintenance.

Prior to joining the SOLitude team in 2016, Daniel worked for 6 years in the golf industry, where he gained valuable insights into the goals and pain points of golf course superintendents and property managers—particularly in terms of aquatic management and irrigation.

Daniel is originally from Stuart, FL. He likes to fish and workout. He spends as much time as possible with his wife and dogs. They’re currently in the process of building a pool at their home.

Josh McGarry

Regional Sales Manager

Josh McGarry is a Regional Sales Manager who helps oversee business development efforts across SOLitude’s Sarasota and Sun City territories. He enjoys helping and educating clients, developing his team, and speaking at industry conferences. He is passionate about supporting his colleagues and being a good steward to the environment by restoring wetlands and waterways to a natural and healthy state.

Josh earned a Master Naturalist Certification from the University of Florida, and holds a Florida Green Best Management Practices certificate. He has more than 10 years of experience working with SOLitude.

Josh was born-and-raised in Aurora, NY, in the Finger Lakes region.