HydroCorp founder, Chairman and CEO Larry LaBute oversees all aspects of HydroCorp’s operations. Mr. LaBute draws upon more than 40 years of water systems expertise in providing the company with strategic and tactical guidance, as well as advising governmental agencies concerning backflow prevention and water safety issues.
Prior to founding Hydrodesigns, Mr. LaBute served for twelve years as founder and chief executive officer of a company specializing in proprietary water purification systems for the industrial and medical markets.
As the author of numerous papers and an in-demand speaker at leading industry conferences, Mr. LaBute has earned widespread respect throughout the water quality industry. He is a member of American Water Works Association, the , American Public Works Association, NRWA, FRWA, FASD, the American Society of Sanitary Engineers and other leading industry associations.
Mr. LaBute holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Oakland University and a Master’s degree from S. S. Cyril & Methodius Seminary.
As Hydrocorp’s Chief Financial Officer, Mark L. Martin leverages many years of multi-industry leadership experience to administration of the company’s financial operations. A Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and seasoned business consultant, Mr. Martin has been extensively involved in the implementation and monitoring of business strategies through operational and organizational management. Mr. Martin also works to facilitate growth by negotiating and structuring alliances and acquisitions, and has been extensively involved in the development and implementation of Continuous Improvement Processes and related training.
Mr. Martin’s extracurricular activities include active involvement in sports car racing; as a driver, he has achieved many wins and multiple championships.
Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University.
A member of the Hydrocorp team for the past thirteen years, Glenn Adamus provides thought leadership and operational guidance to the company, leveraging his exhaustive knowledge of water quality issues to provide oversight of critical high profile projects. Mr. Adamus is an acknowledged expert in his field, having authored a wide range of publications addressing cross-connection and contamination issues.
Glenn has managed various water quality analysis projects related to process water and potable water systems on Hydrocorp’s behalf, including Stage 2 DBPR, Lead and Copper Rule, water distribution system/quality characterization studies, water main/system disinfections, legionella risk assessment and monitoring, and industry compliance monitoring. He has also performed and managed numerous cross-connection control surveys/consulting projects for large industry and public water systems throughout the United States.
Mr. Adamus has also developed and conducted training programs for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Michigan Environmental Health Association, and the Delaware Rural Water Association, as well as leading companies such as Ford, Chrysler, and Honeywell.
Mr. Adamus holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Master’s of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Michigan – Dearborn.
Mr. Patterson joined HydroCorp, Inc. in 2004, and is responsible for operational oversight of over 200 Cross-Connection Control Programs throughout Michigan, Delaware, Maryland, Florida, Wisconsin and Virginia. Mr. Patterson is also a highly regarded, in demand instructor across North America, and conducts HydroCorp’s popular training programs in Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, American Water Works Association, Michigan Rural Water Association and Delaware Rural Water Association.
Before joining HydroCorp, Mr. Patterson was a member of the U.S. Air Force, where he assisted in the implementation of a stateside installation Cross-Connection Control Program, and has provided his rich field expertise to numerous construction projects around the world.
Mr. Patterson brings over twenty years of experience in plumbing, water distribution, and cross-connection control systems, garnering a deep knowledge base and earning many professional certifications through his career,
Dave has over twenty years’ experience as a water professional and has a successful record of accomplishments in the cross-connection control industry. Experienced in program development, project management, developing and conducting employee education and training programs, developing and instructing State certified education and training classes, quality assurance, customer service, and client satisfaction.