How long have you been a member of PHTA?
2 years +
Why did you join PHTA?
To help make changes within our industry as well as build up the pool industry to an elite level of service.
What committee/council/chapter do you currently volunteer with?
What do you enjoy most about volunteering?
Getting to work closely with the pool dealers out there and educating them.
What is your current occupation? How long have you been in the pool and hot tub industry?
Territory Sales Manager for GLI Pool Products. I am in my 16th year.
What do you love most about the pool and hot tub industry?
The uniqueness of it.
How do you define success?
Never staying stagnant, always striving to improve myself, once I hit a goal I move on to the next one. Having a wonderful family and great friends, nothing is more successful than that.
Who inspires you?
My wife, Jessica Coleman.
If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would you choose? Why?
Rich Garbee or Mike Echols. I appreciate the way both of them have achieved the success they have. They both have long-tenured employees that would do anything for them. They treat you like an adult and show that they appreciate you, not just in work but the fact that you are in their life.
What’s one thing - either industry-related or not - you learned in the last month?
That's a tough one. I feel like I am learning something new every day, no matter whether it's big or small.
What’s something about you (a fun fact) that not many people know?
I love playing Ping Pong.
What’s the last book you read? Toys by James Patterson
What’s the first concert you ever attended?
Oak Ridge Boys with my family when I had no choice to go, so way back in the day.
If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?