Kasco is pleased to announce and welcome aquatic biologist Lee Wilson as the newest member of their experienced sales team. Based out of South Carolina, Lee is responsible for maintaining and initiating customer relationships in the southeast region of the United States, contributing to new product direction, and carrying out general sales responsibilities.
“I’m very happy about joining the Kasco team and having the opportunity to sell such high quality products,” said Lee. “Kasco is a widely-respected name in the industry and I can’t wait to help the company continue its legacy of great customer service and great products.”
Lee brings a wealth of experience to this position, having worked in several marine and aquaculture industries over the last 25 years. His background includes a Bachelor of Science in Marine Science – with focus on water chemistry and bacteria. He has owned Fish Monger Seafood Bait & Tackle, LLC; Aucupate Outfitters, LLC; and Winyah Water Gardens & Fountain Services, LLC. Lee has also been a warehouse manager at a lake management company where he stocked fish, managed herbicide applications, and trained new employees. He has also spent time as an assistant curator of natural history, herpetologist, member of Marine Mammal Stranding Network and Sea Turtle Stranding Network for USFWS/NMFS/SCDNR, commercial fisherman, and Deputy Sheriff in South Carolina.
“How could we not be excited about our new hire Lee Wilson?” said Bob Robinson, Kasco Director of Sales and Marketing. “His 25 years of experience, combined with his education, will only add to our rock-solid foundation of selling products and offering sound solutions to all the aquatic industries we serve.”
Lee spends his free time working on the family farm, which produces organic/free range eggs and has a growing Apiary. Luckily, his family is there to help, otherwise he would not have time for the acres of wildlife food plots and organic vegetable garden on the farm. Lee spends his remaining free time on the water or in the woods, hunting and fishing.