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.
Chief Financial Officer
Larry Williams is our Chief Financial Officer tasked with operational accounting and strategic growth. He brings 30+ years of financial leadership experience with Caterpillar, Dover, and Royal Vopak.
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.
Tyler Office Field Manager
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.
Matt Ward has been serving pond and lake managers throughout the state and surrounding areas since 2006. He brings a background in chemistry and genetics to his extensive experience as a fisheries manager. He enjoys facing new challenges and solving problems. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors in Biology and Masters in Biochemistry. Matt has the heart of a naturalist and enjoys building relationships with land and lake stewards helping them understand ecology in order to promote a healthy aquatic environment and accomplish directed management goals.
Field Manger/Fisheries Biologist