ByWater Solutions Team Members Serve as Mentors in the Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute

Two ByWater Solutions team members served as mentors in this year's Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute. Jessie Zairo, Director of Library Sales and Outreach, served as a mentor to Meredith Kambic of the Clearwater Public Library System. Elise Aiello, Partner Engagement Specialist served as a mentor to Shedriek Battle of the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative.

Several ByWater Solutions partners served as mentors and participants in this year's institute including:

Elizavet Coronado, Regina Ussery, and Vikki Brown of the Heartland Library Cooperative
Maria Rucinski and Amiee Marshall of Citrus Libraries

Kathleen Rothstein and Robert Speich of Pasco County Libraries

Edenia Hernandez of North Miami Beach Public Library

Elise Aiello, Partner Engagement Specialist at ByWater Solutions, recently commented on the experience:

"As a former SSLLI participant, it was an honor to serve as a mentor in this year's Institute! I thoroughly enjoyed working with my mentee, Shedriek, and I am so proud of what he accomplished this year!"

Jessica Zairo, Director of Library Sales and Outreach at ByWater Solutions, also commented on the experience:

As former SSLLI student, it was a true privilege to serve as a mentor in the program. SSLLI brings such rich experiences to the library community in Florida with amazing opportunities for networking and building relationships throughout the state."

About the Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute

The primary goal of the Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute is to assist in preparing library leaders to provide the highest quality library services to the citizens of Florida, in the most effective and innovative manner, in order to meet today's needs and tomorrow's challenges.

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About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full-service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Metabase, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly-ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit

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