Leadership Team

Founded by two long-time members of the water community, SmartCover was formed to provide real-time, continuous sewer monitoring to eliminate sewer spills, optimize maintenance, detect storm water inflow and infiltration, and prioritize and optimize capital repairs.

SmartCover’s leadership team consists of professionals with experience spanning astrophysics, economics, engineering, software development, system integration, sensor technology, finance, wastewater operations, sales, customer service, and marketing. 

The current leadership team includes:

     Greg Quist, Co-Founder, President & CEO
     David Drake, Co-Founder, Chief Innovation Officer
     David Rees, Chief Technology Officer
     Jim Crabtree, Chief Financial Officer
     Heather Towsley, Vice President of Marketing
     Ron Toten, Vice President of Operations

In 2016, SmartCover teamed with XPV Water Partners to fast-track the company’s vision. XPV is comprised of experienced water entrepreneurs, operators and investment professionals dedicated to identifying and growing segment-leading companies in the water and wastewater industry.  XPV manages over $400 million USD of investment capital, and has access to over $1 billion in co-investment funds. You can learn more about XPV at xpvwaterpartners.com