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Meet The Team

Meet Our Team Members

Louis TothPresident
IA Select Certified – CLIA, CID, CIC 
CT License #208673 – J3

A mechanical engineer by trade, Louis immigrated from Hungary in 1956.

Louis, as he is known throughout the industry, started a landscaping business and immediately saw the potential of an irrigation business.  Aqua-Lawn was incorporated in 1972. was officially created. Lou continues to visit clients with the same positive attitude and infectious smile he has carried from the beginning. He the company culture with strong leadership that follows a few simple core directives; never avoid hard work, always do more than what was expected, and treat the customers and the business as if it were your own.  He is proud to be an Irrigation Professional and trains his employees to be proud professionals as well.

Lou is a nationally recognized and respected irrigation professional. Past President of the IA (Irrigation Association), current member of the CICA (Connecticut Irrigation Contractors Association), and an EPA WaterSense Partner. He holds an OSHA 10 Hr certificate.

E-mail:             Service@aqualawn.com


Diane Toth – Secretary and Treasurer
CT License #208689 – J3

Born and raised in Fairfield County, Diane was integral to the success of Aqua-Lawn, Inc. since its inception. Always at the helm, Diane has made Aqua-Lawn, Inc. financially feasible and customer service friendly.  She holds an MBA and BS degree from Sacred Heart University in Business Management and a graduate from Lauralton High School in Milford, Connecticut.  Even though she works in office, she holds a CT Irrigation license.  A Co-Founder of Aqua-Lawn, Inc., she’s helped move the irrigation industry forward, holding positions such as Past President of the CICA (Connecticut Irrigation Contractors Association), current Board Member of the national IA (Irrigation Association), a President of the CT/NY  Line chapter of NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction). She holds an OSHA 10 hr certificate.

E-mail:  Dtoth@aqualawn.com


Paul Stein – Vice President – Commerical
IA Select Certified – CLIA, CIC
CT License #208688- J3

A graduate of Bridgeport University in Electrical Engineering, Paul has lived and worked in Fairfield County his entire life.  He is our most senior service technician with particular knowledge in advanced irrigation systems that include two-wire systems and smart controllers.  Paul is a dedicated Irrigation Professional with over 25 years of experience at Aqua-Lawn, Inc., he is current member of the CICA (Connecticut Irrigation Contractors Association), an EPA WaterSense Partner, and holds an OSHA 30 hr certificate.

E-mail:             Pstein@aqualawn.com


Stephen  Geckeler – Vice President – Sales & Operations
IA Select Certified CLIA, CIC
CT License # 282654- J4
Westchester Home Improvement License #WC-22582

A Fordham University graduate with a BS in Management and Marketing, Steve is a Town of Fairfield Resident for over 13 years.  He worked in New York City in the insurance industry for many years before joining the Family Business at Aqua-Lawn, Inc.  Steve is a proud Irrigation Professional with over 11 years of experience at Aqua-Lawn, Inc., he is currently President of the CICA (Connecticut Irrigation Contractors Association), Vice Chairman of the IA Contractor Common Interest Group, an EPA WaterSense Partner, and holds an OSHA 10 hr certificate.

E-mail:             Sgeckeler@aqualawn.com


 

SALES and ESTIMATING

Gregory Sweeney – Sales & Estimating
IA Select Certified CIT (Certified Irrigation Technician)
CT License # 287506 J-4
OSHA 30 Certification

Greg, a lifelong Fairfield resident, has been with Aqua-Lawn, Inc. for over 8 years. A graduate of Fairfield Preparatory School, he holds a BS in Economics from Salve Regina University, Newport, R.I. While at Salve Regina he was a member of the football team. He has completed the State required apprenticeship program and is a licensed irrigation contractor. Greg represents the 3rd generation of our Family Business.


 

OFFICE STAFF

Sharon  Moretti- Office Manager

Sharon was born, raised and resides in Fairfield County with her family.  She is an experienced Office Manager and Aqua-Lawn, Inc. is fortunate to have her on our staff.  Sharon is always the first to help our customers.  She is a proud irrigation professional who maintains our overall service excellence by organizing schedules and technician routes.  She is responsible for office operations, billing, receivables, and payroll and is also involved with Human resources.  Sharon is our resident expert in our scheduling software, “Hindsite”.  Many customers will get to know her when she answers their incoming calls. She will always respond to all your questions regarding scheduling and billing. She can also help with irrigation controller issues.

E-mail:             Smoretti@aqualawn.com


Lauren Smith – Scheduler

Lauren joined Aqua-Lawn, Inc. in 2016. She grew up in Milford Connecticut continues there as a loyal resident. Lauren joined our team to strengthen our customer service and scheduling capabilities. She brings a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to providing outstanding customer care. Her demeanor, phone etiquette and technical knowledge are strengths that will make her an asset to our clients.

e-mail: lsmith@aqualawn.com


Victoria Tedesco – Office Assistant

A native of Colombia, Vicky and her family live in Fairfield. Vicky provides valuable support to our whole team during peak periods. Her special skills include working with our scheduling system and assisting clients on the phone. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.


Crew Members

Timothy (Tim) Camarota – Service Technician
CT License IA Select Certified CIT #285705-J4
Backflow Prevention Device Tester License #DWBT.204696
OSHA 10 Certification

Tim joined Aqua-Lawn, Inc. in 2004 after working in construction.  He has an Associate Degree from SCSU with a concentration in business.  Tim is a dedicated employee who completed his State of Connecticut apprenticeship and subsequent irrigation license.  As with all our employees, Tim continually receives industry training for design, service and new products.  While in his apprenticeship and since receiving his license Tim has always shown the responsibility and customer friendly service required of an Aqua-Lawn, Inc. Service Technician. Tim has completed a State certified backflow testing program and is a certified Backflow Prevention Device Tester by the State of Connecticut, Department of Public Heatlh. Tim and his family reside in Shelton, Connecticut.


David (Dave) Santarsiero –Foreman 
IA Select Certified CIT (Certified Irrigation Technician)
CT License # PLM.0285704-J4
OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 Certification

David has been an employee of Aqua-Lawn, Inc. since 2006.  Before joining Aqua-Lawn, Inc., he worked as a Mechanic and Landscaper.  David has completed his apprenticeship and obtained his J-4 License with the State of Connecticut.  He receives continuous training in irrigation design and Service and has received manufacturer training for all our jobsite machinery.  While in his apprenticeship, David worked on many construction sites under the supervision of a J-3 License holder.  Since receiving his license in 2010, David has been a Site Foreman on many commercial, residential and municipal projects.  We continually look forward to Dave’s leadership as steward of Aqua-Lawn, Inc.’s commitment to quality.  Dave seems to enjoy his newest job as a new father, he and his family live in Monroe, Connecticut.


Mar’rece Sample – Service Technician
IA Select Certified CIT (Certified Irrigation Technician)
OSHA 10 Certification

Mar’rece has completed his apprenticeship training, including classroom and jobsite hours. We expect he will achieve his CT License before the end of 2017.  Mar’rece is a City of Bridgeport native whose father is a retired member of the Bridgeport Police. Mar’rece is known for his attention to detail and his infectious smile.  A little known fact, Mar’rece Sample was a child movie star, he had a small part in the movie “Clockers” by Spike Lee and he was in a few commercials.  Ask him for details. He is currently raising his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut.


Devon Burden – Associate Jobsite/Service Technician
IA Select Certified CIT (Certified Irrigation Technician)
OSHA 10 Certification

Currently raising his young family as a resident of Bridgeport, Devon grew up locally in Norwalk, Connecticut.  We are lucky to have discovered Devon in 2010.  He is a dedicated employee with a hard work ethic.  Devon has completed his apprenticeship training, including classroom and jobsite hours.  He plans to achieve his CT License before the end of 2017.  He is quick to understand the latest technology. He enjoys working with new customers and learning new concepts and techniques.   We look forward to helping Devon reach his goal for licensure and continued success.


Garfield (Gary) Marriott – Service Technician
OSHA 10 Certification

Gary has a long career in irrigation having worked in the industry for many years before coming to Aqua-Lawn. He has a strong knowledge of both the installation and service business. Additionally, he receives continuous industry and in-house training. A hard worker who starts early and stays late, he also has a great friendly attitude that makes everyone around smile. You will not miss him if he is on your site, you will hear his voice and receive a firm hand shake. Gary is the father of two daughters. He grew up in and resides in Stamford.


John Haydu – Service Technician
OSHA 10 Certification

John has spent the last year in training and is a current irrigation apprentice. He is completing his work hours and his classroom hours to reach his goal. Additionally, he continues to receive industry and in-house service training. John is friendly and is always willing to learn. He continues to show his strong ability to understand irrigation efficiency and troubleshooting techniques. John and his young family reside in Stratford.