Business Briefs: October 2015

IPSSA offers a $3 million liability insurance plan for members.
IPSSA offers a $3 million liability insurance plan for members.

IPSSA Offers Low-Cost Group Liability Insurance

The Independent Pool & Spa Service Association is pleased to offer pool and spa service professionals a $3 million liability insurance plan that includes HazMat, pollution and pop-up coverage.

IPSSA members recognize how important it is for individual service professionals to have a comprehensive liability insurance program to support their business, especially in today’s day and age. With that in mind, the organization took the time to customize an insurance plan to cover the areas most important to service professionals who handle and use chemicals in the treatment, cleaning and maintenance of pools and spas. To learn more about the program, call (888) 360-9505 or visit

Leisure Concepts Opens U.K. Distribution CenterImage002 1

Leisure Concepts, a world leader in spa accessories, has opened a new manufacturer-direct distribution center in Tewkesbury, Great Britain. The new 6,000 square foot facility is stocked with the complete line of Leisure Concepts products available for immediate delivery with container shipments arriving regularly.

“Leisure Concepts has been active in this market for years and view it as one that has great potential therefore we decided to provide a simple, cost-effective avenue for customers to obtain our products,” says Mike Genova, president and CEO of Leisure Concepts. “We’ve spent a significant amount of time performing due-diligence to ensure we provide fast delivery and high quality customer service.”

Marty Fisher Headshot Delta UvDeltaUV Adds Fisher to Team

DeltaUV has hired Marty Fisher as the company’s new commercial sales manager. Fisher has worked in the swimming pool and spa market since 1997 with companies such as Zodiac, SCP, Balboa and Sta-Rite, to name a few.

In his new role, Fisher is responsible for promoting Delta UV’s NSF-50 approved commercial products while also managing, supporting and developing a customer base of aquatic
facilities, designers and engineers.

ASP Hires Franchisee to Management TeamJ Fbboct

America's Swimming Pool Company is expanding its management team with the addition of Jef Flournoy as vice president of franchise sales and development. Flournoy, one of the first franchise owners in the ASP system, joins the corporate office after successfully operating his own franchise in Augusta, Ga., for several years.

In his new position, Flournoy is responsible for new franchise development, heading the qualification of potential franchise owners and granting of new territories in collaboration with the executive team.

“We welcome Jef's deep expertise in our industry, and his unique perspective as a franchise owner will allow us to continue the expansion of the ASP franchise brand into new territories,” says Stewart Vernon, CEO and founder of ASP. “Jef has already grown with the company as one of our first franchise owners, and he understands the value and profit potential of the system. We are confident that his experiences as a franchise owner will add to his effectiveness in franchise development as vice president.”

Jonwest BbKing Technology Promotes West

King Technology is pleased to announce Jon West has been promoted to national sales manager. This promotion is Jon’s third since joining King Technology in 2006; he previously managed the customer service team and most recently served as a national key account manager. 

West’s vast knowledge of King Technology, its products and the industry provides him a unique perspective on how to effectively serve the market. As national sales manager, Jon will oversee all sales activities for King Technology’s growing portfolio of products.







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