FRANKLIN, WI. – Microbial Discovery Group LLC (MDG) is pleased to announce the newest addition to their Biotifx™ wastewater sales force: Luke Mickelson.  The addition will help further advance MDG’s growing collection of regional and national accounts.  Luke comes to MDG with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the wastewater field after spending the last 18 years in several different roles at a regional waste treatment company.  In addition to his tenure at WATERTECH Inc., last serving as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Luke has served on the AWT wastewater sub-committee and was a CEU certified water and wastewater treatment instructor, training operators on the processes of water and wastewater polymer selection and applications.

Luke, a proud Idaho resident and skilled sturgeon fisherman, is joining team MDG as the Western Region Territory Account Manager where he will have a direct impact on continuing the mission of implementing bioagumentation in wastewater treatment

Luke Mickelson, Western Territory Account Manager

facilities.  When asked about what he is most excited about in joining MDG, Luke commented, “I am fascinated with what the microbial field offers.  I see MDG as an innovative and pioneering company that I have always wanted to be a part of.  My desire to be on the cutting edge of technology is a trait that I think I share with MDG.” Luke is a graduate of Idaho State University and is supported by his wife, Heidi, and their three children.

“Luke’s 18+ years of sales and technical service experience in the water and wastewater markets, along with his business knowledge has made him a key addition to the MDG wastewater team.  With our new programs and innovations, along with the increasing demand from industry to find science-based solutions to wastewater problems makes Luke a key fit.  I’m confident that Luke will not only grow our business, but also grow the business and profitability of our distribution partners.” – Ardean Veldkamp, Sales Manager at MDG.