Dave grew up as a swim team member in the Triangle Swim Association (TSA) and later as a lifeguard at community pools in the Triangle. Dave founded Pool Professionals in 1990 and has overseen the company’s growth one pool at a time ever since. Dave’s passion is community involvement, specifically as an avid supporter of local swim teams, as a champion of safety in the aquatics industry, as a mentor to Pool Professionals employees and as a facilitator to the Delta Sigma Phi Leadership Institute.
Dave holds a BA in Aquatic Relations and Economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was born and raised in North Carolina.
Dave is a CPO (Certified Pool Operator) Instructor and an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. He currently serves as the President of the North Carolina Community Association Institute (NC-CAI) and on the Board of Advisors for the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.
Dave is the adoring uncle of three wonderful nieces.
With over 25 years in the aquatics industry Dave enjoys sharing his experience with clients to help improve their swimming pool operations.
Dan grew up around swimming pools as an active swim team member in his hometown Pittsburgh, PA. Early in his professional career Dan managed the Raleigh branch of a national swimming pool equipment distribution company where he gained valuable experience in the swimming pool operations and construction business. Dan joined Pool Professionals in 2008 and currently oversees day-to-day operations of the company.
Dan holds a BS in Supply Chain Management from Penn State University, an MBA from NC State University and is a North Carolina Licensed General Contractor as well as a Certified Pool Operator (CPO).
Dan is passionate about community involvement, he currently serves as a Board Member for SafeChild NC- a Non Profit aimed at preventing child abuse, as an Advisory Board Member for the East Carolina University Construction Management Department, as a Board Member and Chair-Elect for the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network (YPN) and as the Chair of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce YPN Annual Fundraising Campaign Team.
Dan and his wife Sara are the proud parents of two energetic daughters, three-year old Grayson and nine-month old Quinn.
Dan has over 10 years of experience in the aquatics industry and is focused on helping customers improve safety and efficiency.
Tim has been with Pool Professionals since 2014 and is responsible for hiring and training all lifeguards and attendants, managing the day-to-day operations of the Piedmont branch, coordinating all trainings and orientations, manager’s meetings, and swim lessons.
Tim is a third generation aquatic technician and has been working in the field for 15 years. Tim is a Certified Pool Operator by the NSPF, master welder with multiple certifications, as well as high-low NOx heater and natural gas/propane certified.
Tim grew up in Michigan and also spent 15 years in Florida. He is married to his wife, Caroline, and they have beagle dog. Tim and his wife enjoy traveling, art, football and hiking.