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  • Karen Andrus-Hughes Sets Aquatic Records

    Karen Andrus-Hughes, marketing manager at S.R. Smith, is a U.S. Masters Swimmer who loves to compete. In 2012, she had the greatest number of No. 1 times in her age group, and all 11 top U.S. times stayed No. 1 in the World Rankings for 2012.

  • Goodman Passes at 89

    Herman Goodman, an influential engineer who helped design thousands of swimming pools in southern California over the last half-century, died March 12. He was 89.

  • Debra Smith Embraces Change

    Debra Smith's willingness to embrace change in her work life has led to many an adventure.

  • Ed Otero of Calif.-based Aqua Sun Ozone Dies

    The former president/CEO of Palm Springs, Calif.-based Aqua Sun Ozone was known for his honesty and integrity and had an infectious spirit that was apparent in his professional and personal life.

  • Dan Jorgensen Traces Path to VP of Sales at S.R. Smith

    Dan Jorgensen traces his path from medal-winning Olympic swimmer to vice president of sales at S.R. Smith.

  • Vance Gillette to Retire

    Long-time industry icon Vance Gillette is retiring at the end of March.

  • Aquatech Commemorates 50th

    Aquatech has concluded a year of honoring the group’s golden anniversary by gathering for its annual conference and rolling out a new branding initiative.

  • In Memoriam: Larry Gelhaus

    Industry pioneer Larry Gelhaus died Nov. 18. He was 79.

  • At the Helm

    It could be argued that the National Plasterers Council couldn’t ask for a better leader at this juncture in its history than Edgar Sanchez.

  • The Great Educator

    Some things are meant to be. Just ask Al Rizzo Jr.