Jonathan Toavs (JT) joined Martin Aquatic in 1997, diving into the aquatics industry to coordinate some of the firm’s largest international projects. For 25 years, JT has acquired a unique body of knowledge about water features in every type of installation, and he serves as a source of reference for Martin Aquatic’s talented team of design associates. As Studio Director, he manages a series of projects at any given time, using his expertise to offer design solutions for even the most complex aquatic challenges. His resume includes leading first-of-their-kind aquatic projects for theme parks, resort developments, and cruise ships. JT’s experience in the LEED certification process, SITES, and sustainable aquatic design has helped deliver enduring aquatic systems.

Top Five Clifton Strengths
  • Achiever
  • Belief
  • Responsibility
  • Activator
  • Learner

Favorite Project:
Waterfront Shopping and Dining Complex

Aquatic Inspiration:
Any waterfall in the woods

Life Motto:
Consider it pure joy whenever you face trials of any kind - James 1:2

Favorite Hobby:
TaeKwonDo and playing acoustic guitar

Favorite Vacation:
The Grand Canyon and California Mountains

Fun Facts:
I am an Associate Master 4th Degree BlackBelt in TaeKwonDo.