Our Team

Brandon Jewitt

President


Brandon grew up in the family business attending weekend trade shows during school and working in the shop throughout the summer months. He joined the family business full time in 2008. Since that time, he has performed finance, production and sales roles within the company until becoming General Manager in 2015.

In 2018, Brandon and his wife, Michelle, purchased the company from his parents, making On the Water Designs a second-generation family business.

Brandon takes an active role in sales and production and enjoys developing unique solutions for his clients.
Outside of the office, Brandon spends his time at the family cottage with his wife, two young boys, and little white dog named Summer.

Josh Cooper

Sales Manager


Josh started out in his teen years as a humble outdoor instructor and canoeing and kayakingguide while he took courses on Outdoor Recreation. In his early 20s, he moved into the marine industry as a marine tech and sales representative; over the years, he sold awide range of boats, big and small.

Having made some lifelong friends in the marine industry and learned a great deal from someof his new friends and colleagues, he left marine sales in 2014 to manage a growing dock manufacturer in Muskoka. He has been there for three years now, overseeing the sales and design team.

Josh also managesOn the Water Designs’ dealers and wholesale accounts. To this day, he has served the marine and cottage industry for 22 years.

Michelle Jewitt

Finance & Sales Support


Michelle has a degree in Kinesiology & Sport Management.
Joined On the water designs after a career at the YMCA.
Worked in Sales for a year until leaving for maternity leave.
Michelle rejoined the business in 2018 as part of her decision to purchase the company with Brandon.
Michelle now bridges the gap between sales & finance ensuring everything runs smoothly.

Matt LaCroix

Sales & Product Design


15+ years in the Customer Service Industries, ranging from the LCBO and Beer Store, to Tim-br Mart and Bell.
Previously a Customer Service Representative/Field Technician with Bell Technical Solutions for 8 years, providing residential services for phone and internet related issues.
Born and Raised in Muskoka, currently residing in Washago. Enjoys playing sports, Hockey, Football, as well as Golf. Spends a lot of time around the water in the Summer months, especially at his parents, Ron and Sharons place. They have a Designer Series Pole Dock from On The Water Designs on their shoreline, and he has been known to fish and swim from it like he owns the place.
Has an older brother named Jeff, he is married to Fiona, and they have 2 little girls, Danielle (10), and Ryleigh (8) Has a Border Collie (Tipper) and a cat (Shorty) that keep him pretty busy when he is not at the Office.