Randy has 30 years experience in the landscape and irrigation industry. In 1998, Randy started his own landscape and irrigation design-build company. Later in 2001, his company expanded into Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009 he sold his company and relocated back to the Denver area. At that time he went to work for a commercial contractor as Marketing Manager. In 2012, he accepted a position with Hydrosystems-KDI, Inc. as their Marketing Manager. He is currently employed by Hydrosystems-KDI, Inc.
Ken began his career in irrigation as an irrigation designer at The Warner Company, a local wholesale supplier,
in 1976. In 1988 The Warner Company sold out to Ferguson Enterprises and Ken opened a new wholesale irrigation supply business called Westurf Distributors. Ken was an operating partner and owner in Westurf Distributors until October 1999 when he sold the business to United Green Mark. Throughout the 23 years in the wholesale supply business Ken provided design-built irrigation designs at the contractor level. Ken developed several design programs that are still being utilized to educate Contractor’s in the Denver area. Ken also taught basic irrigation design and installation at Arapahoe Community College, in Colorado, for five years. In 2000, Ken opened a small irrigation design and consulting business called KDI Designs, specializing in contractor design-built irrigation projects. In August 2002, KDI Designs merged with HydroSystems and Ken became a co-owner in HydroSystems•KDI, Inc. As of February 2007, has been President and owner of HydroSystems•KDI. has become the sole owner of Hydrosystems•KDI. This combination of the wholesale supply industry and design experience has given Mr. DiPaolo the unique qualifications to understand all aspects of irrigation system design. EDUCATION University of Colorado –2 years (General Studies) Mechanical Drafting Certificate from Siebel School of Drafting
Vice President, Technical Engineer
President of Control Tech USA. Inc., Michael Smith worked with electronics, electrical, and integrated systems since graduating technical school in the spring of 1988. His first job was with EICON repairing irrigation controllers and assisting in product development. Later Michael moved on to servicing and installing fire and security systems in Vail and Colorado Springs. In the spring of 1993 he opened Control Tech USA, Inc repairing irrigation controls as well as designing and producing circuit board based products including lightning and power surge protection devices, test and measurement equipment, and custom irrigation controls. Currently, he designs and produces solar power supplies for irrigation and landscape lighting systems, microprocessor based controls, as well as our existing line of circuit board products. His current duties include hardware and software engineering, production management, project management, consulting, and on site systems troubleshooting, repair, and installation.
CMO, Chief Marketing Officer
Arnold began his career in marketing and advertising immediately following his college experience as Creative Services Director for a fortune 500 corporation. Soon after he became Vice President of Marketing for what then became a fortune 200 company for over 26 years, Arnold was responsible for developing the marketing organization and developing marketing strategies to support sales initiatives. After leaving his marketing position, He created gwp agency, a successful full service multi-cultural integrated marketing and creative studio for over 15 years. His current responsibilities include sales and marketing through traditional strategies as well as new emerging communication strategies.
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