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Our History

1976
1992
2011
2012
2014
1976
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1992

1992

Future Horizons, Inc. initiated an aquatic environmental service division.

2011
2012

Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars

 

2014

New Web Site

Future Horizons, Inc. launches its new web presence, making it easier for current and potential customers to obtain the goods and services necessary to maintain lakes and waterways.

Meet Our Team

Hastings, North Florida

Dr. Robert & Pamela Blackburn

Dr. Robert & Pamela Blackburn

President

Dr. Robert Blackburn, President and founder of Future Horizons, Inc., has over 50 years experience in the aquatic industry.  He is one of the original “aquatic weed warriors”.  His knowledge is instrumental in researching and developing products used in this industry.  In his spare time, he enjoys reading, the great outdoors, spending time with his wife, Pamela, and his children and grandchildren.  Bob is also a member of The Golden Eagle Association at Auburn University and a diehard Auburn Tiger fan.   Pamela Blackburn joined the company in 1989 and served in the administrative division of the company.  Pam also enjoys reading, outside activities, family time and is also an Auburn Tiger fan.

Rick Blackburn

Rick Blackburn

Vice President

Rick Blackburn has been with Future Horizons since 1995. He is Vice President of Sales and Service and is in charge ofthe day to day operations in the Hastings office. He is licensed in Aquatics, Right ofWays and Natural Areas in Florida and Aquatics in South Carolina and Georgia. Is factory trained in the repair of Otterbine and Kasco Fountains and Aerators. Rick is married and has one daughter. He is a certified scuba diver, enjoys the outdoors and is retired from the US Air Force.

Chris Railing

Chris Railing

Field Operations Supervisor

Chris Railing has been employed with Future Horizons, Inc. since 2000. He is the Field Operations Supervisor for the Hastings Office. He does aquatic vegetation control, upland invasive control, fish stocking, and aerator sales and service. When he’s not working, he is spending time with his wife or out hunting or fishing.

Steven Kenney

Steven Kenney

Aerator Technician

Steven Kenney has worked with Future Horizons since 2006. He mainly performs aerator work, but is also licenced in aquatic application. His hobby is wood working.

Debbie Davidson

Debbie Davidson

Administrative Assistant

Debbie Davidson has been with Future Horizons, Inc. for over 20 years. Her title is Administrative Assistant but she oversees the day to day office operations. On her off time, she relishes in the role of “Nanny” to her two adorable grandchildren, and is very active in her church and 4H.

Emma Dean

Emma Dean

Administrative Assistant

Emma Dean has been with Future Horizons, Inc. for over 10 years. She is an Administrative Assistant and she helps oversee the day to day office operations. On her off time, she loves to spend time with her handsome little boy and husband, going to church, and doing various arts and crafts projects.

West Palm Beach, South Florida

Dave Blackburn

Dave Blackburn

Vice President

Dave has been with Future Horizons, Inc. 17 years and has worked with the business all of his life. Dave’s background is Land Development and Residential Home Construction with extensive knowledge in Drainage, Environmental Impacts, and Water Quality. He is a State Certified Contractor and has a Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina Commercial Applicator’s License in Aquatics and Right of Way. Married with 5 Children

Brian Parker

Brian Parker

Aquatic Specialist

Brian has been with Future Horizons, Inc. for seven years. Brian’s background has always been in the service business, and he has extensive knowledge of Aquatic Weed Control and Water Quality in all locations throughout the State of Florida. He has a Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina Commercial Applicator’s License in Aquatics and Right of Way. Married with 2 Children

Philip Overley

Philip Overley

Aeration Specialist

Philip has been with Future Horizons, Inc. for six years. His background is in Electrical Contracting, and he has extensive knowledge of Otterbine Barebo and Kasco Marine Aerators and Fountains. He has Warranty and Service Certification from Otterbine Barebo and Kasco Marine and supervises the South Florida Service Center. Married with 2 Children

Call us today at 1 (800) 682-1187 or Email us at [email protected]

Let us help you to beautify and properly maintain your waterway.