Meet Our Team

Meet the Groundwater Pump & Well Team

  Ron Foster, Sr. – President

  • ron-foster-sr-thumbStarted in the groundwater industry in 1957.
  • Has worked all over the world, including stops in Vietnam, Bolivia, North Africa, Iran, & Peru.
  • Thoroughly experienced in well design, completion and development; expert in well rehabilitation and well maintenance.
  • Co-authored the book “Water Well Maintenance and Rehabilitation Technology” with the National Groundwater Association.

Ron Foster, Jr. – Vice President

  • ron-foster-jr-thumbStarted in the groundwater industry at 12 years old, after school in 1975 as a shop boy, rebuilding Turbine pumps until he was 18 and allowed to work in the field.
  • Worked in pump installation and removal for several years, and was then promoted to work directly with the company chief electrician.
  • Began drilling wells and was inspired to get into Well Development and Testing.
  • After years of well drilling all over California, moved to Sonoma County.
  • Started Groundwater Pump and Well in 1990 with his father.
  • Obtained C-10 Electrical License and C-55 Water Conditioning License.

Jessica – Office Manager

  • jessica-gentry-thumb Straight from high school, began work as an administrative assistant and later a project manager for a local masonry contractor.
  • Joined Groundwater Pump and Well in 2007 as the administrative assistant.
  • In 2010, Jessica became the office manager and bookkeeper for Groundwater Pump and Well.

Jennifer – Administrative Assistant

  • Jennifer Joined the Groundwater team in Spring 2013 as the administrative assistant, taking over invoicing, marketing and many other special projects.

Brian – Senior Pump Mechanic/Field Supervisor

  • BrianStarted at Groundwater Pump and Well in 2006 as a Helper with little experience.
  • Quickly proving himself a hard and motivated worker, Brian spent his eight plus years with Groundwater gaining the knowledge to be a well-rounded pump mechanic.
  • In 2012, Brian became a Senior Pump Mechanic. Drawing on his years of working side by side with Groundwater professionals, he has become an expert in pulling large Turbine Pumps and performing well rehabs.
  • In 2013, Brian was promoted to Field Supervisor, helping with scheduling, field coordination, as well as proposals and customer service.

Mike – Pump Mechanic

  • MikeFirst started working for Groundwater in 2011 as a Helper, quickly gaining knowledge from those he worked alongside.
  • He was promoted to Pump Mechanic in the Fall of 2013.

Jon – Helper

  • JonStarted in 2014 as a Field Helper.
  • Spends his time working alongside Brian, Tony and Mike gaining the knowledge necessary to be a Groundwater professional.