L. Payton has worked for the last several years assisting water-processing companies
in the development of technologies to disinfect and desalinate water. In
the early eighties he was President and CEO of Fleet Washing Systems, Inc.,
a manufacturer of systems to clean large vehicles. Clients included
numerous subway systems, city, county and commercial bus and truck systems,
and trucking companies. The largest client was Sealand Corporation.
Installations were built and installed in ports (Houston,
New Orleans, Jacksonville
Gibraltar, and Seoul)
around the world to clean containers both inside and outside. These systems
all included water-recycling systems.
the next several years, Ron worked through his consulting firm, Gryphon
Lowell Financial Services, assisting owners in evaluating and selling their
businesses. In 1999, Ron began working with South Eastern Resources, Inc.
owner, J.B. Williams in evaluating water-processing companies.
that time, Ron became acquainted with Martin Cooper who was a principal in
Calmon Enterprises, Inc. and for the next three years worked with him in
preparing and presenting information to potential customers and investors.