Jeff Mangel, Co-Founder - President
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Jeff is Co-founder of Gulf Coast Lakes and Wetlands. His chief duties include overseeing all field operations and calling on clients to be sure that the best service is being given. He also acquires the information needed to compile the monitoring reports for state and county compliances.
He graduated from Florida State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Science Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He has over 25 years of experience as a marine biologist including his work with the Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission.
John N. Natale, Jr., Co-Founder / CFO
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Co-founder of Gulf Coast Lakes and Wetlands, John was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. John and his family have been in Palm Beach County for the last 17 years.
Having worked in the construction industry in Connecticut, John turned his attentions to Management & Marketing. Johns expertise is in developing policy and marketing procedures that pulls the organizations people onto the same page, always motivating, moving in a forward motion, giving employees clear proven guidance thus ensuring customer satisfaction.
Establishing and maintaining a high level of satisfaction for Gulf Coast Lakes and Wetlands customers as well as their employees is his highest priority.
Ryan Sullivan, Environmental Scientist
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Ryan is native Floridian from the Orlando area. A graduate from Lyman High school after a move to Tampa where Ryan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from The University of South Florida. Ryan oversees day to day operations for all environmentally sensitive areas throughout our communities; maintains the lakes and littoral zones, keeping them in compliance with local and state Governments and ensuring that all Gulf Coast Lakes and Wetland customers receive the very best environmental service possible.
Louis Palermo, Vice President of Operations
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Louis oversees the day to day operations of the environmental sensitive areas, coordinating, and distributing crews throughout our communities; maintaining the lakes and littorals keeping them in State and Governmental compliance.
Louis is also in charge of Palm Beach Aquatics Fountain & Aerator division for sales, service, and installation keeping our lakes crystal clear and picture perfect.
Michael Elion, Environmental Biologist
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After completing his Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in biological anthropology at the University of Florida then going on to earn his Master of Arts from the George Washington University in the District of Columbia, Michael returned to his native State, Florida to join up with Gulf Coast Lakes and Wetlands.
Michaels chief duties include the inspection and monitoring of zoned mitigation areas and the generation and submission of scientific monitoring reports. He prides himself on his people skills and his ability to complete tasks both in a professional and efficient manner. Michael's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janice Natale, Office Administrator
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Jan has been with Gulf Coast Lakes and Wetlands, Inc. since its inception. She is the Office Manager. Her duties include billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and insurance requirements.