May 06, 2021

Checking In #43: Jake Pleadwell | 2021 WQP Young Pros

Checking In #43: Jake Pleadwell | 2021 WQP Young Pros

In this episode of Checking In: A Series With WQP, we continue our WQP Young Professionals series. WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello checks in with Jake Pleadwell, technicians/customer support for Advance Pump & Filter Co. and a WQP 2021 Young Professional. The conversation covers Pleadwell's background in the water industry and what has drawn him to water. Pleadwell discusses a notable experience traveling to Sri Lanka exploring the relationship between water quality and wellness, and how that experience continues to shape his mission to this day. Finally, the chat ends on goals and the importance of continuing to bring young professionals into the professional pipeline.

Throughout April and May in the Checking In series, WQP is highlighting our 2021 class of Young Professionals and initiating conversations about leadership growth and innovation throughout the water quality industry. Stay tuned every Friday for additional conversations with WQP's 2021 class of Young Professionals. Nominate yourself or a peer for the 2022 Young Professionals or Industry Icon programs at Submit a nomination today to recognize yourself or someone you know.

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