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Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Swimming Pool Construction with expertise in both Commercial and Residential projects. I am a State licensed Pool Contractor and am very active in the area of Standards and Codes. I have been teaching in my industry for over 20 years. My industry experience includes the wholesale and retail segments of the industry, design, sales and construction of residential and commercial projects. I also do consulting work specializing in hydraulics and piping system design, equipment and component specifications, pool and spa safety, pool suction entrapment, codes, and standards. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: analysis of diving bowl dimensions, suction entrapment in non-compliant drain and piping systems, unsafe swimming pool entry design, unsafe swimming pool floor slope, catch pool assessment for swimming pool slide, analysis of circulation and sanitation equipment, and unsafe swimming pool construction.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: swimming pool design analysis, swimming pool circulation system design and equipment specifications, pool construction inspections for code compliance, swimming pool safety inspections, and swimming pool plans review.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes owning multiple companies within the swimming pool construction industry, as well as also Instructing within the industry.


Relevant Experiences

I am a state certified contractor since 1984.

I am a continuing education instructor certified by the State of Florida since 1998. I teach both construction and business courses including the Florida Building Code Core Course and courses for building officials on residential swimming pool code requirements for suction entrapment avoidance, drain safety and energy efficiency.


Licenses Certifications

Commercial and Residential Pool Contractor: FL Licensed
Association of Pool & Spa Professionals Certified Building Professional

Awards & Affiliation

Association of Pool & Spa Professionals
National Swimming Pool Foundation
Florida Swimming Pool Association

Primary Affiliation

Association of Pool & Spa Professionals



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