SOLitude Lake Management began as a thoughtful and motivated one-man team. Today, our team of nearly 400 professionals serves clients in 36 states. Over the course of several decades, SOLitude has played an imperative role in shaping the freshwater management industry into what we know today. Our dedication to prioritizing sustainable solutions and innovative technologies has impacted lake and pond management experts across the country. We proudly look back on our progress, but also look forward to the opportunities ahead.
We are excited to share with you the next chapter in our story. It is our pleasure to announce that Mychal Manolatos has been named the new leader of SOLitude Lake Management and is positioned to guide our continued growth and success across the United States. Mychal joined SOLitude in 2016 and has more than 15 years of experience leading various teams and businesses across multiple industries. He has a particular expertise and passion for driving an unmatched client experience, colleague development and strategic growth.
We are equally delighted to announce that Marc Bellaud will be focused on advancing SOLitude’s momentum as an industry leader through the new role of Director of Technical Services. An industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience, Marc upholds SOLitude’s commitment to continuous education, teamwork, a superior customer experience and premium service offerings and technologies. Throughout his career, Marc has been actively involved in advancing the science of aquatics as a good steward and widely-respected thought leader.
These changes align with SOLitude’s continued mission to make water a more healthy and beautiful part of our world. Kevin Tucker, SOLitude’s Founder and former CEO, established the company’s strong foundation and shaped it for success as an industry leader.
“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to lead such an influential business and build upon our strong foundation,” Manolatos said. “For me, it’s the spirit, passion and perseverance of our colleagues that fuels my excitement towards the pursuit of excellence.”Mychal Manolatos
“I am excited about this opportunity, our shared vision and our pledge to never stop working towards new levels of success,” Bellaud said. “I am eager to focus my energy on our commitment to science, training and innovation.”Marc Bellaud
As we greet this new chapter, SOLitude’s passions and values remain the same. More than ever, we are grateful for our clients and industry affiliates for allowing us to be their environmental partner. We strive each day to improve water quality and preserve natural resources, reduce our environmental footprint, and leave our world a better place.
SOLitude Lake Management is a nationwide environmental firm committed to providing sustainable solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty, preserve natural resources and reduce our environmental footprint. SOLitude’s team of aquatic resource management professionals specializes in the development and execution of customized lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management programs that include water quality testing and restoration, nutrient remediation, algae and aquatic weed control, installation and maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, bathymetry, shoreline erosion restoration, mechanical harvesting and hydro-raking, lake vegetation studies, biological assessments, habitat evaluations, and invasive species management. Services and educational resources are available to clients nationwide, including homeowners associations, multi-family and apartment communities, golf courses, commercial developments, ranches, private landowners, reservoirs, recreational and public lakes, municipalities, drinking water authorities, parks, and state and federal agencies. SOLitude Lake Management is a proud member of the Rentokil family of companies in North America.