Our Team

Carter Taylor

President

Carter Taylor has had a lifetime of industry experience growing up with a father who pioneered many innovations in the industry.  He brings a high level of knowledge and efficiency to the industry including field analysis, mapping, and the positioning of installation lines through the latest state of the art GPS.  He has spent time in the Middle East on projects, and leads LIDCO as the largest farm drainage company in the Western United States.

Carter remains active in Brawley Rotary Club where he has served as President and as a Board member.  Currently he is Assistant District Governor to Rotary District 5340.  Carter has served as President of the Pioneers Memorial Hospital Foundation.  Carter's hobbies include playing guitar during worship at Western Avenue Baptist Church, bicycle riding and roping.

Glenn Drown

Sales for San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys

Glenn has been involved with LIDCO since 1979.  He heads up general operations outside of the Imperial Valley and brings the highest level of expertise to the job.  From helping the farmer to understand the significant economic benefits of drainage to mapping and overseeing installation, Glenn has been integrally involved in the evolution of the industry.  His experience prior to association with LIDCO was in the drain tile maintenance and cleaning business.  He has brought this maintenance expertise into LIDCO so it is now the region’s most fully integrated drainage company.

Jim Jameson

Chairman

Jim is chairman and major shareholder of companies in aerospace, agriculture, publishing, book distribution, and real estate with offices in 14 countries of the world. He chairs the Advisory Council for the School of International Relations/Pacific Studies at UCSD and currently sits on the Advisory Board of Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the Reason Foundation.  He served as chairman of the Institute of Americas and for the US Government as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development in 1992.  Mr. Jameson graduated from Stanford University with both a B.A. and M.B.A.  He is married, has two children, and resides in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Susan Koon

Office Manager and Bookkeeper

Susan Koon is LIDCO’s general Office Manager.  Her past experience includes bookkeeping and accounting.  She was raised in the Imperial Valley in a farming family thus allowing her to fully understanding the needs of the agricultural community.

Susan is married, has two grown children and two grandchildren. Susan recently re-located to Colorado but remains LIDCO'S Office Manager and lead Bookkeeper.  Susan previously was a volunteer with Imperial County Historical Society/Pioneers’ Museum and a member of Brawley Rotary, having served as Club Secretary for the past 4 years and previously as Club President.  Susan is now a member of Greeley Centennial Rotary Club.    She will soon take over the duties of Greeley Centennial Rotary Club Secretary. 

Mike Schnack

Sales

Mike joined the LIDCO, INC. team in 2016.  As a resident of West Sacramento, Mike will be LIDCO’S local presence in Northern California.  He will assist with surveying, planning and managing installations.  
 
From a young age, Mike has been involved in the Agricultural Community, and prior to LIDCO, INC. he spent 10 years in the equipment industry.  Mike is married with 2 young daughters and outside of work can be found either fishing the Sacramento Delta or volunteering at this daughter’s school.