Phil has invested 40 years in the farm lands of the mid-west where he developed animal husbandry and agriculture experience ranging from small organic gardening to large scale cattle and row crop production.
Phil was the Director of Development for the Peace Through Water Foundation and has served as coordinator for several natural disaster relief efforts. He was the Executive Director of Morning Star Fishermen, an aquaponic research and training center. His efforts have taken him around the world working with communities to develop sustainable food production. He has worked in collaboration with the University of South Florida, The University of Florida, The University of Arizona, The Hebrew University in Israel, The Mariculture Insitute, Mote Marine Laboratories, and many others.
Steve has a double major in finance and philosophy from Bethel University. He spent his career working for the medical device manufacturer Medtronic. But his true passion is in beekeeping and the time he spends volunteering with different organizations. Steve was trained in aquaponics by Phil Reasons and his team. He has gone on several group misisons to Haiti working to build and maintain aquaponics systems, and more recently several to Guatemala.
Recently married he is excited to share the experiences with his family.
Beau's commitment to better his community can be found through his involvement in civic boards, committees, and revitalization initiatives. His affection for improving lives of families if evident from his past work with the Youth Alliance, Salvation Army, and serving as a pastor for 10 years.
Beau graduated with a Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies from Regent University. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, and two children while biking, playing ultamate frisbee and hiking.
Oscar has dedicated his life to helping the most impoverished communities in Guatemala. He is part of Building Guate, which has a property fitly named The Land of Hope where housing is built every year so families from the trash dump have a safe place to live. The Land of Hope feeds hundreds of malnourished each year. They have begun contruction of a church, medical clinic, and classroom.
Aquasol is eager to partner with Oscar and build an integrated aquaponic system at The Land of Hope.