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Joe Rusk

Vice President, Co-Owner

HOMETOWN: Cleveland, OH

SPOUSE: Carina

CHILDREN: Jacob, Alexander, Angelica


HOBBIES: Mountain Biking, Golf, Fitness

EDUCATION: University of Toledo - BSBA School of Management

Work Experience

As Vice President and Co- Owner of Aquaguard Foundation Solutions, Joseph Rusk has over 30 years’ experience in the foundation waterproofing and repair industry. Prior to his move to Atlanta in 2011, Joseph was the Co- Founder and Owner of a sister company in Ohio that still thrives today under the leadership of his brother. Hiring and training leaders who share his vision of putting the customer first has been the key to his success throughout the years.

Having started in the industry back in 1983, Joseph has worked in every single facet of the business from the first phone call to the diagnosing, installation and service of waterproofing and foundation solutions, to the management and growth of the business itself. Joseph achieved Certification from the National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors in 1993, and also holds Certifications from the Basement Systems International Contracting Network (BS) and Foundation Supportworks, Incorporated (FSI).

After joining Tom in 2011, they have grown the Aquaguard family from 40 to over 200 Team Members dedicated to putting the customer first. Together, they have Redefined the industry by redefining Aquaguard with one Purpose in mind: To provide Peace of Mind to their customers, their employees, and their community. In addition to Tom’s vision of a Service Company with Integrity, Joe’s focus has been growing the Aquaguard team with the additional Core Values of being Selfless in our pursuit to serve others, Accountable to our customers, ourselves and our community, Driven to make the “extraordinary ordinary”, and having Fun together as One Team along the way.

In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, golfing and fitness. Joe can be contacted at the office or directly by email on the contact form.