Episode 55: Alan Smith: How Hard Work and Discipline Transformed this Mixer Man into the Owner of the #1 Pool Renovation Company

In this episode, we interview Alan Smith of Alan Smith Pools. Alan’s Journey started in 1974 when he became a mixer man for De Mar Baron and after a short time, Alan was a foreman leading pool plastering crews at the age of 19. Alan and his wife Teresa started Alan Smith Pools in 1981 and have grown it to over 120 employees which have completed over 30,000 jobs.

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Episode 53: Make a Choice, Are You a Professional or Are You Just Skimming Leaves with Javier Payan of Payan Pool Service

In this episode, we interview industry leader Javier Payan of Payan Pool Service. Javier is also the chapter President of the PHTA San Diego Chapter, which has been building a ton of buzz around the industry. He is very proud of the work he did for IPPSA as their safety and public relations person, which involved helping promote their water safety videos.

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Episode 52: Learning Social Media & Branding with Ledge Lounger Marketing Director Jacy Walkup

In this episode, we interview Jacy Walkup who is the marketing director at Ledge Lounger. We knew we had to get Jacy on the podcast because Ledge Lounger as a team really understands social media and branding. Jacy graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in marketing, has a background in fashion, and has helped build one of the most iconic brands in the swimming pool industry.

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Episode 51: Liquid Evolution Pools: Providing Quality Craftsmanship and Embracing Collaboration over Competition with John and Gordon

In this episode we interview our good friends John Smieszek and Gordon Berry of Liquid Evolution Pools. We first met them at a Tributary event where we got to check out a few of their pools. One of those pools we have seen go through several stages of the build process which you have probably seen on our Instagram page. This has sparked a true friendship and we are honored that they trust us enough to invite us to their job sites

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Episode 42: Education, Professionalism, and Knowing Your Worth with YouTube Sensation Erik Taylor AKA The Chlorine King

In this episode we interview the Chlorine King himself Erik Taylor. Erik is the owner of Chlorine King Pool Service, the host of the Chlorine King Podcast, and of course the creator of the Chlorine King YouTube channel. Erik has a passion for helping the industry and he is constantly producing content to help both the pool professionals and home owners alike. 

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