Our Team

With experience spanning six decades, the scuba reps at Diversco USA know scuba!  They also know that the best way to be successful is to help the customer be successful.  They are collaborative and if there is a question or issue, you can be assured that the answer is within the team!

 

John CarterSales Manager

In the summer of 1964, John was sitting on the first row of the “Sea Hunt” exhibit at the New York World’s Fair. He was hooked. His journey since has included everything from attaining his Master Instructors license, owning a dive shop, traveling the world diving, repping for Sherwood and becoming the Sales Manager at Diversco.  And he is still hooked!

Bob LedbetterSales Representative Florida

Bob Ledbetter learned to dive during his military service on Okinawa in 1968. Upon discharge he returned to the Univ. of Tennessee where he became active in the school scuba program. He was a partner in a small dive business and became a NAUI instructor in 1973. Bob and Silvia moved to Gainesville Florida in 1977 when Bob took a job as the Sherwood Regional Sales Representative. Over the years Bob has created a Multi Person Sales Agency selling dive equipment throughout the Western Hemisphere. He enjoys the technical aspects of equipment design and does repair clinics on a regular basis.

Silvia LedbetterSales Representative Florida

Silvia Ledbetter took a 3 month long NAUI scuba course in 1973 and has been an active diver ever since. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the Univ. of Tennessee, graduating in 1976. She supported Bob for the first 5 years as he got the Manufacturer’s Rep business started working in intensive care, the emergency room, and the burn unit. She joined Bob full time as a rep in 1983 calling on dive accounts across the State of Florida. Over the years she has been privileged to dive in numerous locations around the world from the Red Sea to Australia. She shares management of the Rep Agency.

Rolando FajardoSales Representative Spanish Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America

Rolando has been working in the SCUBA industry for over 20 years - first as a dive instructor in Cozumel and Playa del Carmen, Mexico and now as a Territory Representative for Diversco. Rolando loves the ocean and believes in that SCUBA provides people with a window into an amazing ecosystem which in turn inspires them to protect the oceans. He also loves traveling to the far reaches of his Territory- which includes Mexico, Central and South America, and the Western Caribbean - to explore new places while serving his clients.  

Lance HerringSales Representative Eastern Caribbean

Lance began Scuba Diving at the age of 12 and it quickly became a lifelong passion. Now at over 5000 dives later, Lance has worked as a Divemaster Instructor and Captain and Scuba Rep in Asia, the Caribbean, South America and Florida over the past 20 years.  He has used and believed in Sherwood/Akona/Genesis products from his early days in the Scuba industry. Lance was always impressed with the quality and reliability of theses brands, and is very proud to be affiliated with such a superior product line.

Kirk MortensenSales Representative

Kirk has been in the diving industry full time since 1980 and has had the privilege of meeting and working with a lot of great people. They say time flies when you’re having fun… Well time has definitely flown by and Kirk believes the fun part is the key to the success of the scuba industry.

Scott WittenSales Representative

Scott began working at his local scuba shop in 1987 and immediately knew that this was what he wanted to be involved with for the rest of his life. Scott began running group travel from 1991-2003 throughout the Caribbean. He started with Diversco in January of 2015 and covers Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Diversco and Scott strive to deliver the best products and customer service to their clients.