About

WaterShield LLC is a leading-edge product development company specializing in innovative nozzle design and related firefighting equipment. The company’s primary focus is on new nozzle designs that empower safety and firefighting professionals with more control and flexibility. WaterShield currently holds several patents and pending patent applications for its designs.

The Company is owned and managed by the following individuals:

ROBERT MARINO 
Robert Marino is one of the founders of WaterShield and is the inventor for each of the Company’s products. Mr. Marino has extensive knowledge of fluid and flow dynamics, manufacturing and production as well as the operational requirements necessary for profitable operations.

STEVE LARSON
Steve Larson is the principal of S&H Products, Inc., a manufacturer of lightweight, high-strength metal fire hose nozzles and other firefighting equipment designed for battling wildland forest, brush fires and expanding to structural fires. All products are designed to meet or exceed U.S. Forest Service GSA standards (mil-I-45208) and are manufactured at its machine shop in the Denver, Colorado metro area.

MICHAEL H. LEEDE
Michael H. Leede is one of the founders of the Company. Mr. Leede is a principal in numerous operating companies and has been actively involved in all aspects of various business entities with particular emphasis on finance, real estate, and the development of new business opportunities.

ROD BUSCHER
Rod Buscher is one of the founders of the Company and whose background is in the automotive business.