Brian DeWolf

CEO, Vessco Holdings


Day 2

8:30 – 9:30, Water Leadership Panel


Minnesota native and Vessco Holdings CEO Brian DeWolf, graduated from NDSU in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He came up thru the ranks in the engineering world developing his early industry expertise at both RCM/SEH Engineering and Bolton & Menk. In 1999 he joined Vessco, Inc. gaining valuable insight into the distribution and OEM side of the water business. Together with his business partner, they grew Vessco, Inc. into a Midwest industry powerhouse that represents top-tier water treatment equipment serving a 5-state area.

In 2018, with the goal of bringing like-minded companies together to create a diversified, premier value-added distributer of water and wastewater treatment technology serving both Municipal and Industrial customers, Vessco Holdings was formed. Under Brian’s leadership, Vessco Holdings has grown to a family of 18 top water treatment companies with over 600 employees. This impressive growth continues to expand across the United States from Hawaii to the East Coast. Every day the equipment Vessco Holdings sells cleans water for millions of people. It is a responsibility Vessco Holdings takes seriously, and Brian embodies as he carries forth the company’s Vision. Water is Life and Vessco Holdings is Water!

Brian’s family includes wife Monique, 4 children and 4 grandchildren. He is a member of AWWA, WEF, and Water For People; and sits on the board of StreamGo Water Solutions and Vessco Holdings. In his down time, Brian enjoys golf, piloting his airplane and spending time with his extended family and friends.