Ed Beaulieu was recently promoted from his position as Vice President of Field Research to Chief Sustainability Officer for Aquascape, Inc. in St. Charles, IL. Beaulieu will oversee development and implementation of sustainable and environmental initiatives at Aquascape. Understanding the larger concepts of water quality, storage, and habitat allow unique applications to his many projects.
Beaulieu began his career with Aquascape in 1993 in the construction department. His construction and biology background has proved beneficial in designing the Aquascape product line, and in particular, the prototype rainwater harvest storage system. Beaulieu holds a B.S. in Zoology with an emphasis in Limnology, and concentrated his master’s studies in Marine Biology.
“I’m excited to charge Ed Beaulieu with this new role,” says Greg Wittstock, CEO and Founder of Aquascape. “Ed’s a respected and effective leader in the industry and will bring new opportunities for our company and customers alike. He led the design and development team in creating our prototype rainwater harvest storage system and was project manager for the first installation of this system in Grantville, Georgia.”
Beaulieu has designed and installed hundreds of water features across the country. His work has been featured in numerous publications including Architectural Digest, and Better Homes & Gardens special interest publications. Beaulieu has appeared on several HGTV and DIY cable network shows. For 6 years, Ed has been the project manager for water feature installation for the International Flower & Garden Festival “Water Garden Wonders” highlight at Epcot® Center.
“Aquascape is always on the leading edge of the water features market,” claims Beaulieu. “I’m both honored and challenged to tackle a new role that benefits our planet and society. I look forward to educating our customers on new sustainable applications so that we can make a significant impact on the environment. We’ve already received numerous inquiries on our new rainwater harvest storage system.”
To schedule Ed Beaulieu for a speaking engagement on water features or environmental issues, call (630) 659-2053. For more information about Aquascape and its environmental programs call 1-866-877-6637 (US) or 866-766-3426 (CAN).
Aquascape (aquascapeinc.com) is North America’s leading innovator in the water gardening industry. Aquascape invented the low-maintenance, naturally balanced ecosystem pond that is the #1 contractor-installed water garden. The St. Charles, Illinois headquarters, dubbed “Aqualand,” received Silver Level recognition in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating system. Aquascape’s mission is to help our customers succeed at building, selling, and retailing water garden products. Aquascape and its vast network of Authorized AquascapePRO™ Distributors sell exclusively to contractors and retailers. Founded in 1991, Aquascape made the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies four years in a row. In 2005, founder and CEO Greg Wittstock was named one of America’s Best Bosses by FORTUNE Small Business Magazine and Winning Workplaces™.