As the Aquaculture Systems Manager, Nick is responsible for the hands-on management of the overall aquaculture facility and its daily operations. This includes daily monitoring, routine system maintenance, disinfection and hatching of eggs, treatment of fish, harvest procedure, and sterilization of systems.
Originally from Maryland, Nick now lives in Whitehall, WI with his wife Becca. He and Becca enjoy kayaking, camping, and traveling to new places throughout the U.S. Nick also enjoys bow hunting and casting a line whenever he can. In fact, it was the fishing from an early age that led him to his career in fish culture.
When not at work, Nick and Becca operate a wedding photography business that gives them the opportunity to travel all over Wisconsin and neighboring states capturing their clients' special day.
Where did you grow up?
Describe your job to someone who knows nothing about your industry.
I grow fish in recycled water, which allows me to grow them super efficiently and provides them with a great environment. I use lots of disciplines that I have learned over the years to grow a fish from this big <>< to this big <><
What would be the title of your autobiography?
The View Through a Fish-Eye Lens
What would you sing at karaoke night?
I wouldn’t sing
What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
I haven’t had coffee yet…
What was your first job?
What is your favorite thing about your career?
The reward of growing something
Aside from the necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?