Episode 34: Chris Marcano, Director of Training & Education for Natural Chemistry, Seaklear, & Coral Sea

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In this episode we interview our friend and industry leader Chris Marcano. Chris is the Director of Training and Education for NC Brands. This includes Natural Chemistry, SeaKlear, and Coral Seas. Chris is well known throughout the industry for traveling from trade show to trade show teaching classes and helping the industry get more knowledgeable. Chris sits on several boards within the industry such as APSP board of Education, NPC Education, Technical, and Marketing, NESPA winterization task force, and in 2014 he was awarded with the APSP Fellowship award. It was an honor getting to know Chris better and soaking up as much knowledge as possible.  

Show-notes

4:05 What is NC Brands

11:15 Get to Know Chris

16:20 Who do you give credit to

25:40 Starting in the industry

35:45 Natural Chemistries beginnings

47:15 Who's your primary Customer

55:45 Where is Natural Chemistry today

1:03,25 Communication with Chemists

1:09.39 How do you guarantee a algae free pool?

1:15.35 Proper use of NC products

1:28:25 How important are trade shows to you?

1:36.50 Heckler in Class

1:45.24 Chris's favorite books & podcasts

1:50.15 Appreciating a nice pool

1:55.42Nc products and where to find them

Resources

You can find NC Brands and learn more about their products by going to https://ncbrands.com/en-us/ 

Books: 

Fearless Golf: https://amzn.to/2H9BavE 

Water Wars: https://amzn.to/2H2YeMs 

Podcasts: 

Joe Rogan: http://podcasts.joerogan.net/ 

Found My Fitness: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/ 

Revision History: http://revisionisthistory.com/ 

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