Business Briefs: September 2015

If you fall ill and need someone to take care of your route, IPSSA has a solution.
If you fall ill and need someone to take care of your route, IPSSA has a solution.

IPSSA Offers Sick Route Coverage

The Independent Pool & Spa Service Association offers its members a unique and highly-valued benefit plan known as ‘sick route’ coverage.  The program establishes an organized system for qualified association members to step in and cover a pool or spa route during a time of illness or injury.  Designed for and by pool professionals, members developed this program realizing that an injury or illness could seriously affect the income and long-term business when an individual was not able to cover his/ her route.  Like substitute teachers, the program allows service pros the ability to keep customers covered without the threat of losing business. For more information about the organization and on how to join a chapter, call 888.360.9505 or visit

Evosus Hosts 3rd User Conference Entirely Online

Evosus is hosting its 3rd User Conference with a big change — this year’s conference will be held entirely online with more than 30 class sessions available.

This live webinar conference, titled “Building Better Business,” is about striving to improve your business by setting goals, honestly evaluating strength and weaknesses, taking risks and making tough decisions. In this respect, the conference will go beyond the Evosus products to provide a well-rounded learning experience that will help clients improve their businesses.

To help in this endeavor, Evosus reached out to key industry partners and subject matter experts to broaden the scope of their conference to include topics on the Affordable Care Act, tax season preparedness, consumer trends and more.

The conference is held entirely online from Monday, September 21 to Friday, September 25th. Click here to see a complete listing of classes.

Chris Sullivan and Jaime LunaChris Sullivan and Jaime Luna

DeltaUV Expands Tech Support

DeltaUV has expanded its technical support team with two tech support professionals each dedicated to residential and commercial customer support.

Chris Sullivan is now in charge of commercial technical support for the company. For the past three years, Sullivan has been doing general customer service and tech support for DeltaUV — but because of the company’s growth, he will now provide support exclusively to DeltaUV commercial customers. 

In addition, DeltaUV has hired Jaime Luna to offer tech support exclusively to the company’s residential customers. Luna has many years experience working in both mechanical and electrical tech support positions.

“Both Chris and Jaime offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our customers to provide the best possible support to installers and end users in the field,” says Jeff Boynton, general manager for Delta UV.

Chris can be reached at [email protected] and Jaime can be reached at [email protected] or by calling (866) 889-8765.

Pete Westfall and Kristin WoiteshekPete Westfall and Kristin Woiteshek

Nordic Hot Tubs Announces Promotions

Nordic Hot Tubs has promoted two staffers to senior positions within the company.

Pete Westfall has been promoted to the position of senior sales manager. Westfall has been a regional sales manager for Nordic for more than four years; in his new position, he will direct the efforts of the outside sales team.

Kristin Woiteshek has been promoted to general manager. Woiteshek brings 18 years of experience to the position, and will oversee the daily operations of the company as a whole. She joined Nordic in 2012.

ControlOMatic Promotes FitzsimmonsLance FitzsimmonsLance Fitzsimmons

ControlOMatic, makers of popular ChlorMaker saltwater chlorinators for spas and Pool Warden controllers for pools, has promoted Lance Fitzsimmons to the position of Pool Warden inside sales for the company.

Fitzsimmons has been in the pool industry since 1984 and has worked directly in the servicing of chemical automation products since 1991. In the past, he’s worked with Acu-Trol, Ecolab and Leslie’s in everything from technical support to sales roles. Fitzsimmons is a CPO instructor and has a degree in sales management. He can be reached at [email protected] or by calling (530) 250-4520 x109.






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