SEAS Capital Partners is Lead By

The SEAS Capital team has a combination of experience and track record that is un-matched in the industry. Our financial and operational experience give us a “point of view” that is highly supportive, and will lead your business to new heights. Whether transitioning in, out or looking for “best practices” SEAS can help.

Darwin Watts

Darwin WattsDar has over 30 years of experience in the water treatment industry. He is a long-term business owner with multiple holdings in this business sector.

Dar has a unique perspective on our industry and a clear eye on its future. He is certified at the highest level of the Water Quality Association (, and has led training for our sector’s business owners and executives. Now, as SEAS Capital President and CEO, he is leading our industry through its next phase of growth in the United States and internationally.

Dar’s background in business acquisition and ownership has given him a “front-row seat” on the water treatment industry. He has the industry relationships and financial know-how to help other business owners achieve their goals. Dar’s experience has been critical in developing a system for helping owners enter, exit, or transition within the industry through a guided plan.

Erica Sommer

Erica SommerErica Sommer is a business professional with a broad level of experience. Her ability to execute brand strategy and understand advanced consumer preference accelerates company growth. Erica has a unique experience of understanding all aspects of business operations, while focusing on developed success metrics to grow companies and brand at a pace well above industry standards.

Erica's experience as a business executive has been instrumental in developing and teaching other businesses as an advisor. The ability to teach, train and advise multiple businesses across North America has gained Erica a trusted seat in the business sector. While leading businesses to success, she also serves as an investor in multiple business ventures.

Client Testimonials

“Dar Watts and his team have a high level and intricate understanding of the water treatment market. They know where we have been and have great vision to know where we are going. Our business is now able to adapt and embrace a changing market. With SEAS help, we went from “concerned to confident”. Our competitors now follow our lead.”
– Branded Dealer, SC. Market.

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