District Manager, Aquatic Biologist
Todd Barhydt is a District Manager and Aquatic Biologist who helps lead SOLitude’s Ft. Pierce, Pompano Beach, and Miami offices. He oversees daily operations of the company’s aquatic management professionals and is passionate about the preserve and littoral services the company provides. It is Todd’s mission to protect the environment by keeping aquatic areas as natural as possible.
Todd has served on the SOLitude team in multiple positions for more than 25 years. He received his bachelor’s degree in Marine Science with a minor in Biology from Kutztown University, where he focused extensively on limnology.
Todd was born and raised in the northeast corner of Auburn, IN.
Alberto Florez is an Operations Manager and lake, pond, wetland and upland specialist with more than 25 years of year-round experience managing invasive aquatic and terrestrial weeds in Florida. Alberto specializes in the management of challenging plant infestations with sustainable treatment strategies and has restored hundreds of acres of interconnected waterbodies throughout his industry career. Alberto has also contributed to studies focused on expanding cost-effective and sustainable plant management options, and regularly advises SOLitude’s biologists and technicians on proper equipment maintenance and local, state and federal environmental regulations.
Outside of work, Alberto can be found enjoying the outdoors through kayaking, hiking, cycling, running and spending time with his family.
Anthony is an Operations Manager who oversees the management of nearly two thousand acres of lakes and canals on the treasure coast. He regularly works with property owners, homeowner’s associations and golf course superintendents to develop sustainable treatment strategies for their waterbodies, and educates them on the benefits of keeping their waterbodies clean and healthy. Through regular continuing education opportunities with industry leaders, Anthony stays informed on new technologies and trends in the management of nuisance algae and invasive aquatic weeds.
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.