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Our SOLitude Family


Terry Nolan

District Manager (NJ, PA, DE)

Terry Nolan is a District Manager responsible for leading the operations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. He ensures SOLitude’s clients receive the best quality lake management services and solutions available to them. He is a knowledgeable and experienced resource who specializes in creating custom management plans that prioritize the health of aquatic environments across the region.

Terry earned his bachelor’s degree from the California University of Pennsylvania. He also holds accreditations from Purdue University as well as The University of Georgia in Pest Control Management and Turfgrass Management respectfully. Currently, he is enrolled at Wilmington University working to obtain his Master of Science in Management.

When Terry is not working, he enjoys spending time in the city of Philadelphia trying new restaurants. He also enjoys weekends at the New Jersey shore during the summer months.

Kevin Shank

Operations Manager (NJ, PA), Aquatic Specialist, Video Ambassador

Kevin Shank is an Operations Manager, Aquatic Specialist and SOLitude Video Ambassador serving SOLitude’s Mid-Atlantic market. As a large lake project manager, Kevin works with clients to develop effective and sustainable approaches to their waterbody goals. He has worked in a variety of settings, including large lakes and wetlands, and takes a special interest in upland invasive plant control, electrofishing, bathymetric mapping, aeration services and water quality monitoring and testing.

Prior to joining SOLitude, Kevin graduated from Penn State University and East Stroudsburg University, earning degrees in History and Geography before serving in the United States Army’s elite 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Kevin has always enjoyed being out in nature, and spent his youth in western Pennsylvania outdoors. He also enjoys sharing his love of the outdoors with his wife, Spring, sons, Marshall and Grayson, and dogs, Duke and Daisy.

Bob Schindler

Project Manager, Aquatic Biologist

Bob Schindler is an aquatic biologist and project manager for over two-hundred SOLitude clients in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. He has an extensive background in lake management, aquatic and wetland plant management, fisheries biology, limnology and mapping, and more than a decade of experience in fountain and aeration system installation, maintenance and repair, permitting completion and compliance, project guidance and site safety programs.

Bob has a special interest in nuisance and invasive species management projects, including aquatic, terrestrial and invasive fish species, and is involved with many fisheries management projects, including scientific collection and population studies, lake restoration and stocking programs. He is also experienced in wetland and terrestrial habitat restoration on mitigation and remediation sites, and has assisted with many ecosystem restoration projects including the improvement of a rattlesnake habitat to reduce human interaction and the management of the only known occurrence of water soldier in North America.

Bob is a certified applicator in aquatics and is licensed in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Vermont. He also maintains certified applicator licenses in Forest Pest Management, Turf and Ornamental Pest Control, and Fish Control within several states and is a SePro Preferred Applicator. In 2013, Bob received his Rotenone fish control certification from the US Fish and Wildlife Service for fisheries management and restoration projects. Additionally, he received his Wetland Delineation Certification through the Rutgers University certification program. Bob maintains his 40-hour and 10-hour OSHA construction certifications and is an AquaMaster Certified Technician. His professional memberships include NALMS (North American Lake Management Society), PALMS (Pennsylvania Lake Management Society), NEAPMS (Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society, the Mapping Network and QDMA (Quality Deer Management Association).

Bob graduated from Penn State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Resource Management and minors in Watersheds and Water Resources as well as Wildlife and Fisheries Science. During his collegiate experience, he was a member of Delta Theta Sigma, a professional and social agricultural fraternity. Bob was able to contribute to numerous social and philanthropic organizations, including participation in THON, the largest student run philanthropic event in the world, which raises funds and provides sponsorship for children fighting cancer. He also has knowledge in white-tailed deer management and biology from his experience at the Penn State University White-Tailed Deer Research Facility.

Bob is a husband, father of two boys and enjoys outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking and golfing. When he is not in the woods or on the water, he can be found spending time in his garden or working on projects around his home.

Greg Blackham

Project Manager, Aquatic Specialist

Greg Blackham is an aquatic specialist who has worked in the lake and pond management industry since 2006. He has extensive experience in all aspects of lake and pond management with a special interest in Integrated Pest Management strategies for nuisance vegetation control.

Greg spent his early career in the landscaping and horticulture industries and has been an integral part of projects involving ecological assessment, aquatic landscaping, tidal invasive phragmites and species identification. He has successfully completed projects for golf courses, homeowner associations, commercial and industrial sites, as well as municipal, state and federal agencies, the Nature Conservancy, and the US Fish & Wildlife service. He is also a licensed aquatic pesticide applicator in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Prior to joining SOLitude, Greg worked on US Army Corp of Engineer wetland mitigation projects involving nuisance invasive grass control. He also heavily exercised his stormwater inspection certification following Hurricane Sandy. Following the disaster, he was able to identify structural deficiencies, recommend remedial services and execute repairs which brought compromised facilities back to compliance standards. 

Greg volunteers his spare time planting grasses along the Delaware Coastline with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, cleaning trash from the Brandywine River with the Brandywine Valley Association and clearing hiking trails for various DE & PA parks. Greg is a dedicated husband and father of two lovely girls and passes along his love for the environment to his family and friends through his enthusiasm and outstanding work ethic.

Glenn Sullivan

Project Manager, Certified Lake Manager, Environmental Scientist

Glenn Sullivan is an environmental scientist and Certified Lake Manager at SOLitude with nearly 25 years of industry experience in aquatic and wetland plant control, aeration system design, nutrient inactivation measures, littoral zone re-vegetation and water quality improvement. Glenn focuses on developing new and larger projects for the company and has designed numerous lake assessment programs that work to shift lake communities’ focus from aquatic plant removal to restoration of an ecological balance of aquatic plants and animals. 

Glenn Sullivan joined the lake and pond management industry in 1993, and served as President of Allied Biological in New Jersey from 2004 to 2014. In the field of wetland invasive plant control, Glenn has helped develop successful Common Reed (Phragmites) control programs through specialized ground applications and mechanical controls. Glenn is active in the aquatics industry, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society since its inception in 1999, with terms as President, Treasurer and Newsletter Editor. He also helped organize the lobbying group New York State Aquatic Managers Association, and acts as President when the group is active. Over the years, Glenn has received several awards from the SePRO Corporation, including Aquatic Environmental Stewardship Award (2003), Best Management Practices Award (2005), Sustainable Leadership Award (2008), and, most recently, the 2015 Applicator of the Year.

Glenn proudly attended Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies in 1987. He had a multi-disciplinary course load, with a mixed focus on Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies and Geology. After college, Glenn spent a few years working as a Land Surveyor and Environmental consultant, before a stint managing a skiing, boating, hunting and fishing business. After joining Allied Biological, Glenn took additional courses in Management from Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

When not working, Glenn is home with his wife Alison, and their teenage children Maggie and Will. The family loves to boat and ski, and whenever possible, Glenn can be found in the Adirondack Mountains.

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John Phelps

Senior Business Development Consultant, Environmental Scientist (PA, DE, MD)

John Phelps is an Environmental Scientist and Senior Business Development Consultant with over a decade of experience in freshwater resource management. He helps ensure communities, municipalities, and private landowners are armed with the knowledge and resources to identify their lake and pond management concerns and consider their long-term goals for the property. John specializes in creating custom management plans that prioritize the health and beauty of these aquatic ecosystems. Throughout his extensive career, John has worked on many diverse and complex projects involving water quality restoration, stormwater compliance, wetland mitigation, mosquito control, and other service areas at local, state, and federal levels. John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Planning from Indiana University of  Pennsylvania. He regularly presents to HOA communities and property managers about the sustainable aquatic solutions available to them.

Gene Doyle

Gene Doyle

Business Development Consultant (NY, NJ)

Gene Doyle is an Aquatic Specialist and Business Development Consultant who designs lasting solutions for the challenges affecting lakes, ponds, and wetlands in HOAs, apartment complexes, and residential communities. Gene has more than 30 years of commercial landscape management experience. He works regularly to educate property managers about the benefits of proactive lake and pond management, including increased cost savings over time. Gene grew up in New Jersey and attended Delaware Valley University. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Ornamental Horticulture. He attends many industry meetings as well as presenting educational sessions.

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SOLitude Helped Us Achieve Our Community Goals

As the manager of wetlands and open water for my community, I work with SOLitude Lake Management closely. They have helped us define our vision and achieve our goals. Every wetland area and body of water has different uses and different needs. SOLitude understands that and ensures those needs are met all the while keeping the budget in mind. We have annual fishing tournaments and they come out and talk with the anglers, explaining what we’ve done during the past year and what our future steps will be. Management of wildlife and waters is an ongoing and long-term commitment, SOLitude understands this. They have a dedicated staff that not only manages these areas but also helps educate their clients.

Robert Payne

HOA Chairman, Warrenton, VA

December 8, 2014

Top Notch Service

When one of our stormwater BMPs was overtaken by phragmites, we called SOLitude for treatment. From the bidding process to the follow-up, the service we received was top-notch. A year later, the Phragmites have still not returned. Considering how invasive this species is, this is quite an accomplishment!

Leah Aguilar

Operations Superintendent, York County, VA

Got Ponds Back Into Shape

We have 5 water features on the property and before SOLitude Lake Management came, our ponds were full of algae and aquatic weeds, looking very unhealthy. In the past 7 years, SOLitude has cleaned out our ponds and got them back into shape making them look like amazing water features as they should be.

Aaron Tenley

Supervisor, Leisure World of Maryland, Silver Spring, MD

My “Go-To” Firm!

SOLitude Lake Management has been and will continue to be my “go-to” firm… The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and willing to always go that extra mile. Their responsiveness to questions, concerns, or work orders is fantastic. They have taken the time to educate me and have worked to find cost-effective solutions that are sometimes outside of the box. Keep up the great work!

Sally Stamper

Newport News, VA

The Little GOBBLERS Program Is A Blessing

The ‘Little GOBBLERs’ program has been a blessing to my school for years. Donations from a community-oriented company, such as SOLitude Lake Management, allow the school system to provide additional resources that otherwise these children and their families would not receive.

Larry Hawkins

Newport News, VA

SOLitude Makes My Life Easy

Your professionalism and expediency in getting a job done make my life as a Property Association Manager so much easier. Thanks for the fantastic lighting job on the BMP fountain. I have had nothing but great comments from residents.

Michael Williams

Property Manager, Chesapeake, VA

Reliable and Quick to Respond

SOLitude Lake Management has been managing our lake/stormwater pond, and fountains since 2005. Their team has always been reliable and quick to respond to any issues. They are all very knowledgeable, able to explain what is happening with any situation and find solutions to problems as they arise. Overall, I have been very pleased with their work and would highly recommend them to anyone with lake, pond, and other BMP management needs.

Joan M. Fowler

City of Chesapeake, VA

Thank You from Camp Holiday Trails

Thank you for coordinating the restoration effort for our pond and donating labor for the aerator installation and watermeal treatment. This will ensure that hundreds of kids with special medical needs, and those who have the honor, joy, and inspiration of working with them, will benefit from the Camp Holiday Trails experience this year!

Tina LaRoche

Charlottesville, VA

SOLitude Gets Homeowners Calling with Compliments

I had two phone calls today from homeowners telling me how beautiful the pond is and that they love the festive lights. Many thanks to SOLitude for always doing such a great job on our community pond!

Adriane DiCamillo, CMCA, AMS

Millersville, MD

Responsive to Our Needs

SOLitude manages our 28 lakes at our Country Club and we have formed a great partnership with them and in particular Christina and Garrett. They are responsive to our needs and take the time to explain their process and ongoing management plans to staff, board members, and owners as well as answer their questions.

Joe Burden

General Manager, Florida

A Pleasure to Work with SOLitude

For the past 2 years as a member of our neighborhood board, I worked personally with Mitchell of SOLitude Lake Management. Our neighborhood has over 40 lakes & ponds. I can honestly say it was a pleasure to work with this vendor. Mitchell provided weekly updates and as our aquatics expert, he helped educate us and assisted in developing a restorative approach to our lake & pond management. It was a pleasure to work with such a knowledgeable representative. Thanks!

Colette Price

Board Member, Florida

We Are In Good Hands with SOLitude

We were presented with the challenge of dealing with our stormwater basin, which is regulated by EPA standards that we were not familiar with. SOLitude came in and guided us through the entire process. Our basin went from an eyesore to a spectacular main selling point for our community. We are in good hands with SOLitude and cannot thank them enough!

Dawn Crawford

HOA President, PA

Our Fishery Is In It’s Best Condition Ever

Thank you to SOLitude for all your help at our Fishing Club. Our hydrilla problem is practically non-existent now. The fish survey you completed for us, the recommendations on slot sizes, and the stocking and feeding program you developed are producing outstanding results. Our club’s fishery is in the best condition it has ever been! Your presentation to our stockholders at our annual meeting was extremely well received. We are getting ready to enhance our fish attractors as suggested. We appreciate that a management program was developed that fits within our budget and that you are available to talk with us when we have questions. We look forward to continuing our association with SOLitude.

John McCracken

Fishing Club President, West Point, VA

February 23, 2015

A Huge Improvement with SOLitude

I wanted to let you know how pleased we are with the results of the algae treatment. We noticed a huge improvement very quickly, and at this point, the pond looks really, really great. Also, the fish are thriving – some of the bass are over a foot, and the Bluegills have also gotten big. We are just thrilled. Thank you so much for your responsiveness.

Gwen Goodkin

Private Landowner, Charlottesville, VA

June 16, 2015

From an Eyesore to Thriving Ecosystem

In one season, SOLitude Lake Management turned the two lakes on my Virginia property from dead, weed-infested, eyesores into thriving, fish-filled, ecosystems – and they have maintained them as such ever since!

Angus Yates

Private Landowner, Middleburg, VA

September 17, 2015

Pleased with the Quality of Service

We’ve been working with SOLitude Lake Management since 2009 when an aggressive aquatic weed was becoming a problem and taking over our pond. The staff of SOLitude Lake Management identified the weed and treated the pond promptly with much success. Since that time, our ponds have been monitored monthly by their competent staff and precautions have been taken so that the pond weeds do not get out of control. We are pleased with the quality of service and their effort to work with us towards an organic approach to keeping our ponds healthy.

Marcie Weigelt

Hockessin, DE

Taken A Huge Burden Off My Shoulders

We used to struggle with many different issues on holes 15, 16, and 17 at our Country Club. It was not uncommon for us to see algae blooms appear out of nowhere along one of the most important focal points of the course. Since SOLitude Lake Management has been taking care of the pond for us, we have had very few issues with the aesthetic qualities of our pond. SOLitude has taken a huge burden off of my shoulders and now I don’t even have to worry about the appearance of our pond

Keith Wood

Golf Superintendent, Greensboro, NC

SOLitude Provided the Perfect Solution

Our Club was more interested in a mechanical removal approach to our weed problem versus a broad-spectrum chemical treatment. Jeff Castellani and his team developed a plan that was well suited for our environmentally sensitive location. The mechanical hydro-raking service that SOLitude provided was the perfect solution and worked very well in our shallow irrigation pond… We look forward to working with Jeff and his professional staff in the coming years.

Tom Colombo

Private Golf Club, Hyannis Port, MA

Professional & Knowledgeable

Working with SOLitude has been a great experience! Their professionalism, knowledge, response, and timing are the qualities that will give you peace of mind.

Rosa Nieves

Community Association Manager, Florida

The SOLitude Team Is Absolutely Fabulous!

SOLitude consistently provides top-notch customer service and performance, whether it is over the phone or in person on-site. My questions are always answered promptly by your professional and knowledgeable staff. The SOLitude Team is absolutely fabulous!

Dawn Guappone, CMCA

Bridgeville, DE

SOLitude Helped Relieve the Pressure of Maintaining My Pond

Working with the team from SOLitude Lake Management took away the pressure of dealing with an issue that I had never specialized in. The knowledge of everyone involved helped keep the process moving, from engineering to local code compliance. They knew the course that needed to be taken and it was implemented in a timely manner, causing the project to come to completion well within our expectations.

Paul Watts

Wilmington, DE

Hat’s Off to SOLitude!

SOLitude Lake Management has consistently performed to a high standard within the three communities they currently service for my clients. Whether it is routine maintenance or a major issue, I can always be assured that when I call or email we will have almost immediate communication and actionable timelines. In a busy industry such as this one, having someone that stays in touch is critical and appreciated. Hat’s off to SOLitude for a job well done!

Lisa Wagner

Community Manager, Richmond, VA

Excellent Pond and Fisheries Management Experts!

After I had to drain my pond in 2010 to fix the dam, I took the opportunity to start from scratch. I contacted SOLitude to begin feeding the bluegill and to begin an electroshocking program to help guide my long-term management. Two years after my original stocking, we electroshocked for the first time. I was very surprised to find that the predator-to-prey ratio was dangerously lopsided and my pond goals were headed toward failure.

Based on the electroshock survey and Dave Beasley’s advice, I restocked 10,000 larger bluegill. Now I have 3 feeders feeding 3 times a day while the water is warm. My friends call me when they have “Daddy day” because they know they can come to my pond and their kids will catch bluegill bigger than my hand until they get tired of it. After 4 years, the bass are reaching 6 pounds and in an hour enough heavy bass can be caught that would beat a full day’s fishing on any lake in the region. Without SOLitude and Dave Beasley, despite all my research, my pond would be in an ever-worsening downward spiral. Now SOLitude and annual electrofishing surveys to keep me on track are a permanent part of my pond management plan.

Marc Daymude

Private Landowner, Cameron, NC

October 7, 2015

What A Great Company!

When looking online for a new fish feeder, we had unpleasant experiences with two local fisheries. I decided to call a feeder manufacturer in San Antonio, who recommended SOLitude Lake Management. They were terrific! Paul Dorsett called me directly and was so kind and helpful. He arranged for a feeder to be delivered and set up for us. Although Paul was out of town, he sent his “ace” out, Ryan Young. Ryan and Alex Harrison were efficient, answered all questions, and were very nice young men. Paul even followed up to make certain that everything went smoothly. What a great company! Customer service is what it’s all about these days and SOLitude Lake Management knows exactly that.

Cindy & Jim Bandy

Private Landowners, Centerville, TX

August 22, 2016

In Awe of SOLitude’s Knowledge

I want to thank you all for coming out and for an excellent report and meeting. SOLitude’s knowledge about the industry and all of the different species, habitats, and needs was impressive. We were sitting there with our mouths open in awe of SOLitude’s command of the subject. You all really know your species and their requirements. It was excellent!

Ken Oristaglio

Fort Pickett, Blackstone, VA

June 7, 2017

Proof Is In The Pudding

Paul Dorsett and the rest of the team at SOLitude have done an absolutely wonderful job in helping us to create Lake Willis! In just a few short years we have gone from having just a few baitfish and perch, to catching a nearly 9-pound bass (our new record). Now if we could just have more time to fish as recommended, we could take out the 300 fish that need to come out. As far as we are concerned, we followed SOLitude’s recommendations and our fish have averaged growing of 2 pounds per year…proof is in the pudding!

Weston Willis and Family

Private Landowner, Abilene, TX

June 9, 2017

A Truly Valuable Investment

We began with two small lakes that were never managed 10 years ago. With SOLitude’s help and expertise we expanded both lakes from 2 acres to 6 acres and began a monthly management program. We went from a spotty fish population to trophy bass with some over 10 pounds! SOLitude is efficient and really cares about the lake ecosystem. Seeing my three-year-old granddaughter catch her first bass makes the investment truly valuable. Thanks, SOLitude.

Ric Campo

Private Landowner, Houston, TX

October 12, 2017

From Frustrating to 100% Fishable

When we hired SOLitude, our 12-acre lake was about 1/3 full of lily pads and hydrilla which were frustrating to the fish. Within 4-6 months, the lake became 100% fishable and the coloring and bloom were much more attractive. The recent addition of 8 or so built brush piles has added much-needed structure for bait fish and is now a great target that is producing bass on every other cast! A very common afternoon will produce 100 fish a day.

Darrell Hernandez

Private Landowner, Athens, TX

April 5, 2018

The Best Choice Is SOLitude Lake Management

If you’d like to manage your waters (or watershed) professionally – then the best choice is SOLitude Lake Management. If you fish, then it’s more important. I had the good fortune to fish a property managed by SOLitude BEFORE I needed a pond management company…those excellent results made my final choice easy. I’m sure that every firm is good – but if the phrase “by fishermen for fishermen!” rings true with you – then there is one choice: SOLitude Lake and Pond Management. They care and it shows.

Carlton Howard III

Private Landowner, Raleigh, NC

June 18, 2018

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