More stories about Leadership

  • New Leadership at Zodiac

    Zodiac Pool Systems Inc. of Vista, Calif., has promoted several key executives into new leadership roles.

  • APSP Revamps Leadership Gathering

    The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals recently held its first leadership conference in four years.

  • SPEC Taps Brooks for Leadership, Guidance

    California pool and spa industry advocate SPEC hopes a new alliance will help strengthen its standing across the state.

  • Longtime Executive Director Leaves UPSA

    For the first time in seven years, Jim Manning won’t be leading the way for the United Pool & Spa Association.

  • More Manufacturers Tap Outsiders for Key Roles

    Few in the industry foresaw Bob Rasp’s departure from Zodiac in fall 2009

  • Michael Orr Rejoins FPSIE

    The original executive director of the Foundation for Pool & Spa Industry Education has rejoined the organization.

  • Drowning-Prevention Group Taps New Leader

    Less than a month after losing its executive director, a leading water safety organization has named a replacement.

  • Virtual Education

    Pool and spa businesses have been buffeted by the economy, and while there are signs of a recovery, it’s not going to turn around overnight.

  • The ’70s

    If the 1960s were the pool industry’s early years, the 1970s were its adolescence — a time of shifting extremes, and strange new challenges.

  • The ’60s

    The pool industry in the 1960s was like a toddler first learning about the world. It lurched forward on unsteady legs, grasping at everything in its path with a wild rush of energy and enthusiasm.