Mike Dillon

Director of Sales

Michael Dillon is the Director of Sales for SOLitude. He is responsible for driving growth in SOLitude’s footprint with a focus on organic growth and increased market share.

Mike has more than 15 years of prior experience leading sales teams to both personal and professional growth while working for companies like Hertz Car Rental, MAC Tools and, most recently, Waterlogic USA, where he helped lead the US field sales team to a period of high growth resulting in over double their productivity in the point of use water purification market.

Originally from Philadelphia, Mike graduated from Manor College with a degree in Business Administration. He bleeds green as a lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and cheers on the other three major Philly franchises. He has lived in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Delaware, and currently resides in New Jersey.

Mike spends the majority of his free time traveling with his wife, Nicole, and son, Michael, to see U2 and other live music events. He likes to spend his homebound free time on his boat or exploring local trails with his dog, Slider.

Dustin Vassar

Regional Sales Manager

Dustin Vassar is a regional sales manager serving SOLitude’s clients in the southwest and west. Dustin is responsible for helping the team build relationships with clients in the region as SOLitude continues to grow.

Dustin comes to SOLitude with an extensive background in new business development. He worked with Ricoh USA, based out of Dallas, Texas, where he was a top contributor in the marketplace. Prior to coming to SOLitude, Dustin worked as a business performance advisor for Insperity in Irving, TX. At Insperity, he was responsible for determining ways to help small businesses succeed, such as reducing administrative costs, attracting and retaining top talent, and shaping company culture.

Dustin is originally from Arlington, TX, and attended the University of Texas at Arlington where he studied Business Finance. Dustin is a member of Toastmasters International where he serves his club as VP Membership and enjoys helping new members with their public speaking skills.

Dustin spends his free time drag racing, playing golf, being outdoors with family and friends and staying active at his CrossFit gym.

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.

Meet The Business Development Team

Business Development Team

  • Katie Cabanillas

    Business Development Consultant, Aquatic Biologist

  • Jennifer Bonzani

    Business Development Consultant

  • Shannon Junior

    Senior Business Development Consultant, Aquatic Ecologist

  • Brendon Donnelly

    Business Development Consultant

  • Joshua Jones

    Business Development Consultant

  • Gary Hoover

    Business Development Consultant

  • Liz Rocque

    Business Development Consultant

  • Cole Kabella

    Business Development Consultant

  • John Phelps

    Senior Business Development Consultant, Environmental Scientist

  • Jeff Moding

    Senior Business Development Consultant

  • Kim Niesel, CMCA

    Senior Business Development Consultant

  • Trent Nelson

    Business Development Consultant

  • Chris Byrne

    Business Development Consultant

  • Heather Afford

    Business Development Consultant

  • Leslie Bruns

    Aquatic Specialist & Business Development Consultant

  • Nick Viles

    Business Development Consultant

  • Gary Wilhelm

    Business Development Consultant

  • Maria Gaid

    Inside Sales Representative

  • Lisa Marie Strawser

    Sales Support Administrator

  • Sallie Burns

    Sales Support Administrator

  • Karyn Ekstrom

    Sales Support Administrator

  • Steven Gniadek

    Sales Support Administrator

  • Ellen Stace

    Sales Support Administrator