MEET THE TEAM
At Lochow Ranch Professional Pond and Lake Management, we believe in hiring the right people. Every member of our team has the experience and education required to ensure that your pond receives the highest in quality care. They also undergo routine refresher training on the handling and applying of chemicals. With the combined experience of over 50 years in the Pond and Lake Management industry, let our team of experts build a lake you are proud of.
John joined Lochow Ranch – professional pond and lake management with extensive knowledge of the Pond and Lake Management field. A graduate from the Texas A&M University Wildlife and Fishery Science Program, John also holds an Aquatic Plant Management certification from the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Fisheries Society and is certified as a Pesticide Applicator.
Leroy Haby, Jr., CPA
Leroy has been with the company since 2009 and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1987. His work experience includes eight years with a public accounting firm in Sugarland, Texas, eleven years as controller of an oil trading company in Houston, Texas, and five years as controller of a cattle ranching company in Franklin, Texas. His hobbies include watersports and helping on the family farm and ranch where he grew up.
Fisheries Biologist II
Brandon is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He holds a bachelors degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Science with an emphasis in Fisheries Ecology and Management. Prior to joining the Lochow team, Brandon was a research assistant at A&M’s Aquaculture Research Facility. Brandon is very experienced in fish nutrition and is co-author of the publication “Effects of Prebiotics on Nutrient Digestibility of Soybean Meal Based Diet by Red Drum.” Brandon is also a member of our field team and works directly with our clients.
Sam has been with us since 2008 and is a regional manager who concentrates on lake management in the North Texas area. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Renewable & Natural Resources and was on the football team while attending college. He is skilled in aeration installation, fish transport, electrofishing surveys, vegetation control and fisheries management.
Jason Chapman is a critical part of the Lochow Ranch team. He has extensive experience working for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries Division, where he conducted intensive aquatic weed management and electroshocking surveys on numerous Texas waterways.