Leadership Team

Mr. Carmelo (Carmen) Sferrazza is the Founder and President of ASI Group Ltd. (ASI), which was formed in 1987.

Mr. Sferrazza has managed ASI for over 28 years, directing its growth to the company’s present status as the world leader in marine, water and wastewater services.

As part of his responsibilities at ASI, Mr. Sferrazza is heavily involved with on-going strategic planning to promote consistent growth and market response; leading and directing sales initiatives in new international markets; and the research and development of engineering, water and wastewater, and marine services.

Founder and President

Carmen Sferrazza

In 2015, Ms. Cutler joined ASI Group Ltd. She holds a designation as Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) brings nearly 20 years of experience in Human Resources to ASI.

She is passionate about her field, previously acting as an Instructor for the Continuing Education program at Niagara College in the areas of Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Recruitment and Selection, HR Planning and Business Ethics. Ms. Cutler is also a past committee member of Leadership Niagara, an innovative local community program that brings together individuals who are recognized as emerging and aspiring leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Human Resources Manager

Paula Cutler, CHRL

Mr. Clarke has over 25 years of experience in the marine industry that includes commercial diving, Atmospheric Diving Suits (ADS) and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) operations. His responsibilities as Manager, ROV Services include project review; operations planning and supervision; report preparation; and proprietary equipment and database design.

He has supervised design/build modifications and retrofits of ASI’s ROV fleet to enhance their operational capabilities and to accommodate new or unexpected conditions on site.

Group Manager, Remote Sensing and Remote Surveying Services

Robert Clarke, P.Eng., PMP

Mr. Johnson, P.L.S. has 28 years of operation and management experience working in the surveying, mapping, and civil engineering industries.

His core areas of expertise are providing underwater services, including hydrographic surveying and mapping, and the investigation of underwater assets such as dams, bridges, revetments, and water conveyance structures. Industries served include, but are not limited to: power generation, water supply, pulp and paper, mining, marine dredging, foundries, and governments.

Branch Manager, North East

Clint Johnson, PLS

Mr. Black has over 30 years’ experience in the marine industry that includes naval training and operations, commercial diving, marine construction, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) inspections, as well as, salvage, recovery and explosive ordinance disposal operations.

As Group Manager for ASI Marine’s Commercial Diving and Hyperbaric Tunnel Support Divisions, Mr. Black’s responsibilities include overseeing all operational and project management needs including employee training, client consulting and adherence to Provincial/Federal H&S requirements.

In the Royal Australian Navy, Scott attained the position of Petty Officer Clearance Diver and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Operator/Technician where he gained a wealth experience in leadership, planning, logistics, and project/operational management.

Group Manager, Dive and Tunnel Support Services

Scott Black

Mr. Vitaterna's experience in the professional engineering field spans over 23 years and includes water, wastewater and landfill design, build and operations. He is currently Group Manager, ASI Water which specializes in design/build/operate services for industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment projects.

His responsibilities include project management and co-ordination of a project team of electrical, structural and mechanical engineers and architects. He has co-ordinated the joint venture and partnership relations between ASI and other industry experts to secure larger scale engineering design/build and operations contracts.

Group Manager, ASI Water

Andrew Vitaterna, P.Eng

Mr. Levie has over 16 years of experience in the water, wastewater and environment field. His experience includes new product development, quality assurance, consulting engineering, engineering design, process trouble shooting, field and site inspections, scientific studies, and regulatory approvals.

A licensed Professional Engineer (Province of Ontario), Mr. Levie is an active member of the Ontario Water Works Association, the Water Environment Association of Ontario, Professional Engineers Ontario, and currently sits on several industry and association committees focused on water and wasterwater issues. He has a strong working knowledge of engineering matters and Federal/Provincial environmental regulations.

A fifteen year employee with ASI Group, Mr. Levie has had the pleasure of working with a variety of clients on a wide range of projects, and his team also provide engineering support to other ASI service groups.

Senior Engineering Consultant, ASI Water

John Levie, P.Eng

Mr. Butt’s experience in the ecological industry spans over 20 years and includes development of zebra mussel control protocols and installations, biofouling turnkey treatment systems, fire protection system control, client relations, and contract administration.

He is currently Manager of Biofouling Services at ASI Group Ltd. (ASI) which specializes in engineering, ecological and marine services for industries and municipalities worldwide.

Branch Manager, Western Ontario

Daniel Butts