John Collier, Vice President
John has extensive experience in custom residential pool design and construction, as well as commercial pool construction. John has a strong commitment to superb customer service and excellent construction. He also has an operations background in residential building, where he was involved in completing more than 800 homes in award-winning communities throughout Southwest Florida. John studied at Florida State University and University of South Florida, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree. He also holds a Florida State Certified Pool Contractor license and a Florida State Certified General Contractor license and has been a Florida Green Building Coalition Certifying Agent.
John loves fishing and boating in Florida with his wife and two daughters. When he and his family aren’t on the boat, they are spending time outdoor in their wonderful swimming pool!
Rob LaGasse, Pool Designer
Rob joined the Waterscapes team in February of 2016 but has been in the pool business for 30 years. Building pools runs in Rob's family - he's a 3rd generation pool builder and started his experience working for his family's pool business as a teenager. Rob has been a certified pool contractor since 2004. He loves designing pools for clients because it allows him to showcase his creativity. When he's not desigining pools, Rob enjoys being outdoors and coaching youth baseball. Rob is a board member for Sarasota Babe Ruth League baseball and has coached many state championship teams.
Kari Osnes, Pool Designer
Kari joined the Waterscapes team in May 2016. Her previous experience includes new home construction and home remodel projects as well as landscaping and interior design. Kari holds an Associate Degree in Business Management from Anoka Ramsey in Minnesota. Her favorite part about working at Waterscapes is collaborating with clients to design their ideal environment and utilizing technology to see the possiblities. When she isn't helping clients design their dream pools, Kari enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and running 5K races.
Glen Peterson, Pool Designer
Glen joined the Waterscapes team in February 2015. He's worked in the pool industry for 17 years as a pool builder and in several marketing roles including Vice President of Marketing. Glen has a Business Administration degree from Florida International University in Miami. At Waterscapes, he really enjoys creating pools with the 3D drawing program and the final result coming out even more beautiful than the 3D renderings. When he's not designing pools, Glen enjoys boating and fishing.
Steven Serbin, Pool Designer
Steve joined the Waterscapes team in September 2014. He chose to work with pools after a long career in sales from a variety of industries. Steve's favorite thing about working for Waterscapes is seeing the entire process unfold, from meeting potential customers through design and build to the happy customer at the end. In his spare time, Steve enjoys weight training and outdoor activities on the water or at the beach.
Larry Beane, Pool Builder
Larry joined the Waterscapes team in March 2014. He's been in the building industry for 10 years in a variety of roles including Electrician and Building Superintendent. Larry's favorite part about working at Waterscapes is the diversity of pool projects and the team he works with. When he's not building pools, Larry enjoys spending time in his own pool with his wife and three children.
Ryan Smith, Pool Builder
Ryan joined the Waterscapes team in April 2013. Previous to joining the team, Ryan worked in the building industry as a home builder and building materials salesperson. His favorite part of the job is building pools that people will enjoy for a very long time. When he's not building dream pools, Ryan enjoys spending time fishing and doing other outdoor activities with his wife and three children.
James Cotton, Assistant Pool Builder
James joined the Waterscapes team in January 2016. His previous experience includes quality control and safety supervision roles in the construction industry. The thing that James enjoys most about working for Waterscapes is seeing the full pool product from beginning through to completion when customers will enjoy their pool. In his spare time, James likes to do just about anything on the water - fishing, diving and other water sports.
Jan Draper, Purchasing Job Coordinator
Jan joined the Waterscapes team in January 2016. Her previous experience includes serving in a purchasing role for 6 years. She has a degree in Economics from the University of Louisville. What Jan enjoys most about working at Waterscapes is continuing to learn new things on the job and working with the Waterscapes team. In her spare time, Jan enjoys taking group camping trips with her husband and two children and their friends.
Rhonda Mayer, Project Coordinator
Rhonda has been in the residential construction industry since moving to Florida in 1999. She has worked for several local home builders as a Construction Coordinator, where she handled the paperwork from start to finish. In 2004, she passed the State of Florida Builders Contractor's Exam. She then moved into a role as Superintendent which allowed her to gain more knowledge of the home building process. She is currently enrolled at The State College of Florida for a degree in Construction Management Technology.
Teree Sutton, Project Coordinator
Teree joined the Waterscapes team in February 2015. She's been working in the construction and planning industry since 1999 in a variety of roles includeing Development Review Specialist for Manatee County. Teree loves working at Waterscapes because of the people she works with - she really likes her fellow team members. In her spare time, Teree enjoys going to Disney with her husband and 3 children.