• Rico Rock Taps Scott Monk for National Sales

    by AQUA Editors May 2019

    Rico Rock, makers of innovative, cast concrete rock for use in waterfalls, stairs, deck and landscaping applications, is pleased to announce it has hired Scott Monk as the company’s new national sales manager. Scott will be responsible for managing all sales and customer service for Rico Rock including management of all sales rep groups, distributors and face-to-face work with the company’s extensive...

  • Longtime Leader at Tara Manufacturing Announces Retirement

    by AQUA Editors May 2019

    After 17 years serving as the face of Tara Manufacturing, Ron Shults, the company's vice president of sales, is leaving the company to retire. Chastity Erby has been promoted to lead the sales department for Tara as national sales director.

    Shults' lengthy tenure at Tara began in...

  • RAMUC Chooses Schwartz for Northeast Sales

    by AQUA Editors May 2019

    RAMUC Specialty Pool Coatings is pleased to announce that Stephen Schwartz will now be representing its pool paint and coatings products in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. An industry veteran, Stephen has been in the pool and spa business for over 30 years in various sales management positions and eventually became the President of the PROMARK Group in Westport, Conn.

    “We are fortunate to have...

  • Fountain People Adds Garcia to Marketing Team

    by AQUA Editors May 2019

    Fountain People Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of architectural and interactive fountain and aquatic play equipment, is pleased to announce it has hired Micaela Garcia as the company’s new marketing specialist. Micaela will assist in the development and implementation of Fountain People’s marketing and communications through research,...

  • RAMUC Taps Rakowski for West Coast Sales

    by AQUA Editors April 2019

    RAMUC Specialty Pool Coatings is pleased to announce that Regina Rakowski (RMR Consulting) has joined RAMUC to represent its products in the western states. Ms. Rakowski is a veteran to the specialty pool coating industry, having worked previously with Nelsonite Pool and Deck coatings in California for over 10 years.

    Ms. Rakowski is...

  • CMP Announces Leadership Transition

    by AQUA Editors April 2019

    Custom Molded Products announces a transition in company leadership — the appointments of current Executive Vice President Tom Moore to president, and Co-Founder Dr. William Drury to chairman of the board. Both appointments are effective immediately.

    Tom Moore previously served as executive vice president of sales & marketing for CMP. Tom joined the company in January 2015, bringing over 20 years of experience leading...

  • RB Software Hires Alexander Barrick as Training Specialist

    by AQUA Editors March 2019

    RB Retail & Service Solutionssoftware, supplier of business software designed specifically for the pool and spa industry, has hired Alexander (Alex) Barrick as its newest Training Specialist. Alex will be responsible for training customers both remotely and in person to help them set up and learn about the many business features included in the RB Pool & Spa Business Software. Alex has a strong background in...

  • Jimmie Meece Promoted to Senior Vice President of ASP Franchising

    by AQUA Editors March 2019

  • Franklin Electric Welcomes Ryan Johnson

    by AQUA Editors March 2019

    Franklin Electric Co., Inc.welcomes Ryan Johnson as the new vice president of sales in U.S. and Canada for the North America Water Systems Business Unit. Johnson...

  • CMP Names New CFO, Joseph Giordano

    by AQUA Editors January 2019

    Following an extensive search, Custom Molded Products announces the appointment of Joseph Giordano as Chief Financial Officer. Giordano joins CMP with considerable financial experience across multiple industries, including aviation and recreational vehicle components manufacturing. He assumes the role of CFO from David Brooks, interim CFO from Tenex Capital Management, investment partner to CMP.

    “CMP is an...