Nancy Lesniewski has been appointed the new director of business development for the Pool Retailers Cooperative. She comes to PRC with an extensive background in the pool industry in Canada and the United States.

Lesniewski began her career working in her family pool business in Belleville, Ontario. Since moving to Pennsylvania, she covered the Mid-Atlantic states as outside sales representative for Great Lakes BioChemical and Sta-Rite Industries.

In 2001, she joined the United Aqua Group (formerly Aquatech) as its director of membership development.

Her new responsibilities include driving PRC’s member recruitment strategies, developing vendor relationships and growing the PRC brand.

PRC is a national cooperative organization for independent pool and spa retailers, and is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.