THE PRIVILEGE OF BEING ABLE TO HAVE DREAMS, IDEAS AND GOALS COME TO FRUITION, IS THE CORE OF WHAT WE ARE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE BECAUSE OF THE FREEDOMS THAT ARE OURS IN AMERICA.

- Denise Burnett Stewart

SMALL BUSINESS DRIVES THE AMERICAN ECONOMY. IT THRIVES AND SURVIVES NO MATTER WHAT MAY BE GOING ON IN THE MAIN ECONOMY.

- Dick Gadomski

UNLESS WE PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WE WILL NOT HAVE AN EXCITING BUSINESS ATMOSPHERE IN OUR COUNTRY.

- Allen B. Morgan, Jr.

E. BENARD BLASINGAME

AQUA DYNAMICS SYSTEMS, INC.
PRESIDENT

For Benard Blasingame, it’s all about pushing the envelope. President of Aqua Dynamics Systems, Inc., Benard’s success in the business world has been the result of his creed. “Care more than others think is wise; Risk more than others think is safe; Dream more than others think is practical; Expect more than others think is reasonable; Pray more than you think is needed.”

Aqua Dynamics Systems, Inc., founded in 1998, is a company that licenses technology that is used in the manufacture and marketing of water treatment products initially developed by Aqua Dynamics Group Corp., a company Benard formed in 1986 that developed environmentally friendly products using radio waves, electromagnetic energy and applications utilizing ozone gas.

Benard had already gained momentum in the business community with Aqua Glass, which he founded in 1969 and led to be one of the largest manufacturers of acrylic and gelcoat fiberglass products in the United States. Based in Adamsville, TN, Aqua Glass rose from humble beginnings to become an industry leader with more than 600 employees and nearly one million square feet of facilities.

Benard Blasingame also spends a great deal of his time with such involvements as the board of Belmont University, the University of Tennessee Development Council, United Way of McNairy County, Union University and Vanderbilt Medical School.

Description of Business:

Technology research and transfer company licensing technology utilizing radio frequency energy and ozone injected into fluids, the results allow the reduction or elimination of chemicals in industrial processes such as boilers, cooling towers and waste water.

Year Business Founded:

1998

Year Inducted:

1992

Thoughts on Entrepreneurship:

“‘…Aqua Dynamics’ creed exemplifies entrepreneurship:
CARE more than others think is wise.
RISK more than others think is safe.
DREAM more than others think is practical.
EXPECT more than others think is reasonable.
PRAY more than you think is needed”