The board of directors for Aquarius Technologies Inc. appointed Deborah K. LaVelle as the company’s new president and CEO. She assumed the responsibilities effective Feb. 9, 2015 and succeeds the former president and CEO Tom Pokorsky who stepped down to pursue other interests.
LaVelle has more than three decades of experience in the water and wastewater industry. With more than 25 years of experience in the growth and strategic initiatives for companies with an emphasis on aeration, biological treatment and liquid/solids separation she will lead the growth for established and new Aquarius product offerings both domestically and internationally.
“Aquarius is a well-known aeration company with an established and respected reputation in the industry,” LaVelle said. “The mission of the team going forward will be geographic expansion of core products and growth through product development, enhancements, strategic alliances or acquisitions.”
LaVelle has served the industry through a number of professional affiliations including the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn., Water Environment Federation and Winnebago County Health Department. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a major in leadership from Judson University.
Source: Aquarius Technologies