Scott Olson

President of Lakeland Chemical (Wisconsin)

Scott began his career in the water treatment industry as a part time representative/water treatment technician in 1974. This lasted until 1982 when he became Vice President for Wayne Consultants; a full-time sales and service water treatment company where he increased sales by 400% over the next nine years. He then made the decision to found Lakeland Chemical Specialties, Inc. with his business partner Leonard Tanel in 1991 and joined the Association of Water Technologies in 1995 where Scott served as president in 2008 and 2014 and was elected to the board of directors.

In 1995, Scott achieved the Certified Water Technologist (CWT) certification, which is the Association of Water Technology’s (AWT) most prestigious certification. As a CWT, the industry is confident in Scott’s ability as a service provider, knowledge, ethics, and integrity in water technology.