Scott was appointed President and CEO of Latham in November 2017 after serving as the company’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2012. Under his leadership, the company purchased Narellan Pools, the largest swimming pool supplier in Australia and New Zealand, and transitioned the majority of the stake in Latham to Pamplona Capital Management.
As CFO, Scott was responsible for Finance and Global Supply Chain, as well as Information Technology and Human Resources. Prior to joining Latham, Scott served as Director of Finance for GLOBALFOUNDRIES where he was a critical member of the start-up leadership team for FAB 8. He was also CFO of the Americas for Momentive Performance Materials and has held various senior financial leadership positions at GE in New York, Maine and South Carolina.
A past Chairman of the Board for The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, Scott also served as Treasurer of the organization. In addition, he was a member of the WMHT (public access television) board for three years. Scott is a key supporter and fundraiser of The Southern Saratoga Chamber Angels, NYS Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, The American Cancer Society, and WMHT.
Scott earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Clarkson University and a bachelor’s degree in Math and Business Economics from SUNY Potsdam. He is a graduate of GE’s Executive Finance Leadership Program and Finance Management Program and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
J. Mark Borseth has served as Chief Financial Officer of Latham since February 2020. Mark is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities for the company. This includes overseeing accounting, finance, forecasting, cash flow, treasury, financial planning and more.
Prior to joining Latham, Mark served in various executive roles at Ranpak, a manufacturer of paper packaging converter machines and paper products, from 2015 to 2019, most recently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer. From 2009 to 2014, Mark served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Constar International, a producer of polyethylene terephthalate plastic containers, leading its turn-around out of bankruptcy in January 2011 and December 2013. Prior to that, Mark served as leadership roles at Eclipse Aviation, a jet manufacturer, from 2007 to 2009.
Mark began his career in 1984, serving in various financial and operational roles of increasing responsibility at 3M, a multinational manufacturer, including treasurer and president and general manager of 3M Canada until 2007. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management, and a Master of Business Administration from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Josh Cowley has served as Chief Commercial Officer of Latham since March 2021. Josh is responsible for leading Latham’s global sales organization and driving strategic sales initiatives to achieve the company’s new business and growth goals, while maintaining Latham’s position as a market leader.
Prior to joining Latham, Josh held various leadership roles during his 16 years at Stanley Black & Decker, most recently serving as President and General Manager in Retail Sales and Marketing. He started his career at Newell Rubbermaid in various sales management roles. Josh has more than 20 years of experience in the consumer goods industry, focusing on business development, productivity, profitability and market share gain.
Josh has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Joel has served as Chief Marketing Officer of Latham since February 2019. He is responsible for overseeing Latham’s marketing and product strategy.
Joel has a strong history of driving profitability, growth and continuous improvement through his understanding of customer engagement, product innovation and go to market strategies. Prior to joining Latham, he served as Vice President of Global Marketing, Design and Product Strategy for Wilsonart, the world’s leading producer of Engineered Surfaces, since 2013. His previous work experience includes EVP of Marketing and Strategic Planning for Masterbrand Cabinets, a Fortune Brands Company, Uponor International as EVP Marketing and Product Development and Director of Marketing for Kohler Company as well as numerous leadership roles within sales and sales management.
Joel has a Master of Business Administration from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Pittsburgh. Additionally, Joel is a USGBC LEED Accredited Associate.
Kaushal Dhruv has served as Chief Information Officer of Latham since February 2019. He is responsible for providing vision and leadership over Latham’s technology and system-related strategy, security, execution and services.
Prior to joining Latham, Kaushal served as a director technology risk management and systems integration at KPMG US, a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services, from 2004 to 2020.
Kaushal holds a master’s degree in information management degree from Syracuse University, a master’s degree in business management from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology, and a diploma in electronics and telecommunications engineering from the University of Mumbai. He also is a certified project manager, certified information systems auditor, certified information systems security professional, certified in enterprise governance of IT, a certified cloud professional, certified data privacy solutions professional and certified in risk information systems and controls.
Lance Dumont has served as Chief of Staff of Latham since July 2019. Lance brings over 15 years of diverse experience to his role, most recently serving as Director of Corporate FP&A at Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI), a $750 million privately-held Pharmaceutical manufacturer. There, he was the principal adviser to the CEO and CFO on matters related to reporting and analysis of the company’s business performance and financial forecasts. In addition, he led two key business initiatives driving transformation change.
Prior to AMRI, Lance spent over 10 years at General Electric (GE) holding a variety of roles, including Global Onshore Wind - Sales & Operations Planning leader, running the cross functional process for a $6 billion business unit. Prior to this role, he spent several years on the GE Power HQ FP&A team.
Lance holds a Bachelor of Science in business economics and finance from SUNY Oneonta where he graduated Cum Laude.
Jason Duva has served as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Latham since December 2020. Jason leads legal initiatives across the organization, providing guidance to the Board of Directors and senior management on company strategies and their implementation.
Prior to joining Latham, Jason worked at Avid, a Nasdaq-listed global technology company, from 2005 until 2020. There, he most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, overseeing legal, human resources, information technology, real estate, and business operations. From 1999 to 2005 he worked at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, an Am Law 200 firm.
Jason has volunteered as a lawyer for arts, health, and human rights organizations, and as a board member and advisor. Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Brown University and a juris doctor degree from Boston College Law School.
Melissa Feck has served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Latham since December 2018. Melissa is responsible for developing and executing HR strategy which includes talent management, succession planning, total rewards/compensation, performance management, culture, engagement/employee relations, training & development, and employee safety for Latham’s workforce.
She joined the company in 2016 and has 25 years of experience as a human resources and training leader. Prior to joining Latham, Melissa was Vice President, HR and Member Education at the Healthcare Association of NYS from 2011 to 2016 and VP HR and Corporate Services at CAP COM Federal Credit Union from 1993 to 2010, during which time she held management positions in areas including marketing, public relations and administration.
Melissa is the co-facilitator for the Capital Region HR Executive Briefing Series and has shared her expertise as a guest speaker on HR and organizational development topics in multiple forums. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University at Albany and has received a Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification. She has served as a member of non-profit boards including St. Catherine’s Center for Children and Whitney M. Young Health Center.
Jeff Leake has served as Chief Operating Officer of Latham since June 2020. Jeff is responsible for providing executive leadership to the Manufacturing Operations, Quality and Environmental Health & Safety, Supply Chain/Procurement and Logistics teams.
Prior to joining Latham, Jeff served as the EVP of integrated supply chain at Curt Holdings, LLC, a sales, marketing, engineering and distribution company of towing products and truck accessories and a division of Lippert Components, Inc., from 2017 to June 2020. From 2013 to 2017 he served as a managing director global of the supply chain practice at TBM Consulting Group, Inc., which specializes in manufacturing operations consulting and supply chain consulting for manufacturers and distributors.
Jeff holds both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in production/operations management and a Master of Science in operations research from Central Michigan University. He also holds certifications from the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) at the Certified Production & Inventory Control Manager (CPIM) and Certified Integrated Resource Manager (CIRM) levels, as well as being a JONAH from the Goldratt Institute in Constraint Management.