Brian Bendis has more than twenty years of professional experience in the Florida environmental sector and has lived in Tampa since 1990. He has B.S. in Marine Science from Jacksonville University and an M.S. degree from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science. He worked for nearly ten years at the Florida Marine Research Institute (FL Fish & Wildlife Comm.), where his work included implementing remote, autonomous water quality monitors for use in estuarine studies. Brian has also worked in the private sector as a manufacturer’s rep as well as in the consulting world performing Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) duties in response to the Deepwater Horizon tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico. Brian has been the Technical Sales Representative for Pine Environmental in Florida since 2013. He is responsible for revenue generation and business development for Pine as well as providing technical assistance and training to customers throughout the territory.