Meet Our Team

The team at ECOR Industries is dedicated to total customer satisfaction. Meet the team who can help with all of your lawn, pest control, and aquatic service needs!

Sam Sweetman

Aquatic Services Manager, Licensed in Aquatic Weed Control and Natural Areas Management

Born & Raised:
Melbourne, FL

Education:
University of Florida - Master of Science Degree in Ecological Restoration. University of South Florida - Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Sciences. Local graduate of West Shore Jr/Sr High School.

First Job:
Age 19 at Firehouse Subs

Free Time:
Fishing, hunting, boating and hiking

Dream Vacation:
Alaska

Robert Bixby

Lawn Service Manager, Licensed in Lawn & Ornamentals and General Household Pest Control

Born:
Middletown, CT

Raised:
Middletown, CT and Oahu, HI

First Job:
Age 16 at McDonald’s

Free Time:
Fishing, biking and spending time with his family

At ECOR Since:
2007 - hired as a lawn technician worked his way up to service manager in 2013

Dream Vacation:
Oahu, Hawaii

Chris Zaiser

Pest Control Manager, Licensed in General Household Pest Control

Born:
Shark River Hills, NJ

Raised:
West Chester, PA, Port St. Lucie, FL and Longwood, FL

First Job:
Age 17 doing pressure washing

Free Time:
At the beach, surfing, and fishing. Also enjoys his Hi-Fi equipment and an extensive collection of vinyl records

At ECOR Since:
2015 -  began as a lawn technician before moving to pest control in 2016

Dream Vacation:
Banff, Alberta

Mike Garoust

Vice President, Licensed in Lawn & Ornamentals, General Household Pest Control and Aquatic Weed Control and Natural Areas Management

Born:
Miami, FL

Raised:
Melbourne, FL

Education:
University of Florida - Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Entomology Minor. Local graduate of Eau Gallie High School

First Job:
Age 16 at Publix

Free Time:
Coaching his kids’ basketball teams, spending time with his family and relaxing in the pool

At ECOR Since:
1992 - started at the bottom, learning and working every job at ECOR

Dream Vacation:
Hawaii, the Big Island

We can customize our residential and commercial property programs to meet your budgetary and scheduling needs. As a family-owned small business with strong ties to the community, we offer old-fashioned service with attention to detail.
Lawn looks great. Tech is doing a great job. — Mike V. from Melbourne
Serving Central & South
Brevard County