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National Pool Partners Grows Its World Class Mergers And Acquisitions Development Team

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National Pool Partners Grows Its World Class Mergers And Acquisitions Development Team

Team with decades of mergers and acquisitions experience drives the fastest expansion in the industry

 

Sept. 21, 2021 – National Pool Partners (NPP), the nation’s premier multi-regional pool service company, today announced the growth of its development team with the addition of Justin Kuperberg as chief development officer, Amy Engelmann as business development manager for Texas and Zac Atkins as business development manager for Florida. Since its launch in January 2021, NPP has acquired more pool service companies to integrate into its regional consumer-facing brands than any other national service consolidator in the industry.

 

NPP’s list of acquisitions include an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies honoree and distinguished Pool & Spa News Top 50 Service companies. Led by Kuperberg, NPP’s development team is helping successful pool service owners take advantage of generous and flexible purchase offerings, providing new exit options that simply did not exist before NPP.

 

As chief development officer, Kuperberg brings more than two decades of proven senior executive experience to NPP from some of the largest medical groups in the U.S., most recently at Spectrum Vision Partners and Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery.  He has successfully implemented over 90 strategic acquisitions since 2011 and has led companies to higher exit values. He also brings a myriad of experience in accounting, finance, operations, human resources and real estate.

 

“I’m thrilled to be working alongside experienced pool professionals to make the selling process a simple and exciting transition to our NPP family,” said Kuperberg. “We’re proud to be the trusted partner of choice for owners, their customers, and their employees.”

 

To further support NPP’s world class development team, Kuperberg’s results-driven experience is complimented by established pool industry veterans, with a combined 13 years of expertise.

 

Amy Engelmann is a seasoned entrepreneur in the pool service industry, most recently as former co-owner of O’Neill’s Pools. Since 2014, the company has grown its weekly pool service from 200 to 500 clients and nearly quadrupled its staff. Having chosen NPP to help accelerate the business growth of O’Neill’s Pools and cultivate fulfilling career opportunities for its staff, Engelmann will lead NPP’s business development initiatives in Texas, helping companies that are looking for additional capital to supercharge their expansion.

 

As NPP’s business development manager for Florida, Zac Atkins brings invaluable knowledge of the pool industry, having most recently managed a family-run business in the Dallas Fort-Worth metroplex. In the last six years, Atkins has successfully implemented business practices to streamline services and ultimately accelerate company growth.

 

 

Join the Revolution with NPP

NPP is always looking for passionate Pool Partners to join the Family and expand our footprint across the Sun Belt. Whether you are looking to retire, starting to plan for succession, or wanting to take your business to the next level with new capital, NPP is the trusted acquirer of choice for owners to bring your vision to fruition.

 

 

About National Pool Partners (NPP)

National Pool Partners is the nation’s premier multi-regional pool service company focused on partnering with leading regional pool service owner-operators and providing them with the capital and expertise to accelerate their growth. NPP takes a differentiated approach by providing employees with career growth opportunities, maintaining the owner’s brand and legacy, and providing sellers with an opportunity to become leaders within the NPP organization. NPP aspires to be the largest pool service company by putting people first, helping peers in the industry, and creating lifetime customers. For more information, please see contact details below.

 

Contact Information

Hal Denbar, Founding Partner, President of Texas hdenbar@go-npp.com

Bryan Banta, Partner, President of Florida bbanta@go-npp.com

Justin Kuperberg, Chief Development Officer jkuperberg@go-npp.com

Website: http://gonpp.onpressidium.com/

National Pool Partners Grows Texas Operations With Two New Acquisitions

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National Pool Partners Grows Texas Operations With Two New Acquisitions

Austin-area O’Neill’s Pools and Longhorn Pool Service Join Premier National Service Company

ORLANDO, Fla. (August 31, 2021) – National Pool Partners (NPP), the nation’s premier multi-regional pool service company, today announced that is has acquired O’Neill’s Pools of Lakeway, Texas and Longhorn Pool Service of Austin, Texas to further expand its footprint in the greater Austin area. Both companies will have their employees and customers join Patriot Pool & Spa, NPP’s local Austin brand and Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies honoree. These acquisitions make Patriot Pool & Spa the largest residential pool service brand in the Austin region.

As a purpose-driven company focused on elevating the pool industry, NPP is attracting interest from the top pool service companies in the country whose owners align with NPP’s vision. Neil and Amy Engelmann, the former co-owners that grew O’Neill’s Pools into a Pool & Spa News Top 50 Service company, chose NPP to help accelerate the business’s growth and cultivate fulfilling career opportunities for its staff. Michael and Tamberly Hurosky, former co-founders of Longhorn Pool Service, chose NPP to continue stewarding the legacy they’ve been building for nearly 40 years.

“The operating climate this year has been challenging and we are delighted to be partnering with like-minded operators who found ways to weather through the storm,” said Augusto Titarelli, CEO of National Pool Partners. “By partnering with experienced operators like Neil and Amy, we have the talent needed to support our continued expansion in Austin. Likewise, Michael and Tamberly built Longhorn into a very successful business and we plan to leverage the unique best practices they developed to make all of our companies better together.”

The Engelmann’s will be joining NPP to continue their work in the pool service industry. Amy Engelmann will be leading NPP’s business development initiatives in the state of Texas, helping companies that are looking for additional capital to supercharge their growth. Neil Engelmann will lead Patriot Pool & Spa’s western team as Branch Manager in Lakeway.

“I am excited about this partnership and the new opportunities for growth it presents for both the business and the employees who have grown to be an extension of our family, said Neil Engelmann. “NPP’s support with accounting, human resources and financing will allow our team to be laser focused on providing customers with great quality service.”

“I’ve known Neil and Amy for many years and couldn’t be happier to welcome them to our team,” said NPP’s regional president Hal Denbar. “They provide great service to the Lakeway market and we intend to provide Neil with the resources to accelerate our growth in the area.”

Michael and Tamberly Hurosky sold their pool service and repair business so that they could focus on growing their renovation and construction business. When deciding to sell the service and repair division, the Huroskies wanted to make sure their legacy, people, and customers were in the right hands. Although they had many suitors, Michael Hurosky notes that choosing NPP felt “like a no-brainer” based on its track record of showcasing an unwavering commitment to people and doing what’s best for the customer.

Join the Revolution with NPP

NPP is always looking for passionate Pool Partners to join the Family and expand our footprint across the Sun Belt. Whether you are looking to retire, starting to plan for succession, or wanting take your business to the next level with new capital, NPP is the strategic partner to bring your vision to fruition.

About National Pool Partners (NPP)

National Pool Partners is the nation’s premier multi-regional pool service company focused on partnering with leading regional pool service owner-operators and providing them with the capital and expertise to accelerate their growth. NPP takes a differentiated approach by providing employees with career growth opportunities, maintaining the owner’s brand and legacy, and
providing sellers with an opportunity to become leaders within the NPP organization. NPP aspires to be the largest pool service company by putting people first, helping peers in the industry, and creating lifetime customers. For more information, please see contact details below.

Contact Information

Eddie Skehan, Founding Partner, Vice President, Operational Excellence eskehan@go-npp.com
Hal Denbar, Founding Partner, President of Texas hdenbar@go-npp.com
Bryan Banta, Partner, President of Florida bbanta@go-npp.com
Justin Kuperberg, Chief Development Officer jkuperberg@go-npp.com
Augusto Titarelli, Chief Executive Officer atitarelli@go-npp.com

National Pool Partners’ Patriot Pool & Spa Lands on Inc. 5000 List

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National Pool Partners’ Patriot Pool & Spa Lands on Inc. 5000 List

Patriot recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for the 4th straight year

August 23, 2021 — National Pool Partners, the nation’s largest multi-regional pool service company, today announced that Patriot Pool & Spa, its regional swimming pool service brand in Austin, Texas, has made Inc. 5000’s prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. A renowned brand that’s consistently on the top of swimming pool industry lists, Patriot Pool & Spa partnered with National Pool Partners in January 2021 to further accelerate its rapid growth while elevating its customer and employee experiences.

 

NPP is a purpose-driven company focused on elevating the pool industry to the benefit of pool service companies and their customers. Its network of regional brands includes the top pool service companies in the country, including Patriot Pool & Spa.

 

“We partner with our pool service companies and apply our expertise, capital and industry knowledge to help them grow and expand,” said Augusto Titarelli, CEO of National Pool Partners. “We are actively adding to our roster of top-tier pool companies and plan to see more NPP companies on this list in the years ahead. Our model creates greater opportunity in the pool service industry, expands desirable career paths and improves quality of life for founders and everyone in the pool industry.”

 

Patriot Pool & Spa was founded by Hal Denbar in 2006 and grew to become an industry leader servicing residential pools across the Greater Austin market. Recognized by PoolPro Magazine as one of the Top 30 Under 40 in the swimming pool industry, Denbar led Patriot Pool & Spa to a 20 percent annual growth rate through a commitment to uncompromising, high-quality service to customers. In January 2021, Patriot joined National Pool Partners to help elevate the pool service industry and build a prestigious national pool service brand.

 

“After years of growing my company, I made the decision to have Patriot Pool & Spa join NPP so that I could continue working in the industry I love and grow the business I’ve built while also benefiting my customers and employees,” said Denbar, now National Pool Partners’ regional president. “I’m proud that Patriot made this year’s Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies list, but more than anything we’re focused on further accelerating that growth for Patriot as well as all of our other regional brands.”

 

The Inc. 5000 list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

 

Not only have the companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but this year’s list also proved especially resilient and flexible given 2020’s unprecedented challenges.

 

“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people.”

 

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

 

 

About National Pool Partners (NPP)

 

National Pool Partners is a pool service company focused on partnering with leading regional pool service owner-operators and providing them with the capital and expertise to accelerate their growth. NPP’s regional brands include Patriot Pool & Spa in Austin, Texas; Patriot Pool & Spa – Oxford (Formerly T&D Pool Service) in Orlando, Fla.; B&B Pools in Pompano Beach, Fla.; Aloha Pool Service in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Everclear Pool Service & Repair in Citrus County, Fla.; and Aquaman Pools in Scottsdale, Ariz. NPP takes a differentiated approach by providing employees with career growth opportunities, maintaining the owner’s brand and legacy, and providing sellers with an opportunity to become leaders within the NPP organization. NPP aspires to be the largest pool service company by putting people first, helping peers in the industry, and creating lifetime customers. For more information, visit www.go-npp.com.

 

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

 

Methodology

Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2017 to 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2017. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2020. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to three decimal places. There was one tie on this year’s Inc. 5000.  Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

 

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including web sites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Vision Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

 

For more information on the Inc. 5000 Vision Conference, visit http://conference.inc.com/.

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Contact Information

Eddie Skehan, Founding Partner, Vice President, Operational Excellence eskehan@go-npp.com
Hal Denbar, Founding Partner, President of Texas hdenbar@go-npp.com
Chad Nikkel, Founding Partner, President of Arizona cnikkel@go-npp.com
Bryan Banta, Partner, President of Florida bbanta@go-npp.com
Justin Kuperberg, Chief Development Officer jkuperberg@go-npp.com
Augusto Titarelli, Chief Executive Officer atitarelli@go-npp.com

National Pool Partners Announces Founding Partner Chad Nikkel and Expansion into Arizona with Aquaman Pools

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June 22, 2021 – National Pool Partners (NPP) welcomes Founding Partner Chad Nikkel, from Aquaman Pools in Scottsdale, AZ to the team as Regional President in Arizona. Chad joins NPP after a decade in the pool service industry and is focused on growing the Arizona market through acquisition and partnership with other leading local brands. Chad joins Hal Denbar in Austin, TX (Patriot Pool and Spa) and Eddie Skehan in Orlando, FL (T&D Pool Service) as NPP’s third Founding Partner.

National Pool Partners CEO Augusto Titarelli outlined his vision for Arizona saying “Chad brings a depth of industry experience in operations, growth, marketing, and M&A, which will allow our businesses to quickly scale in the Metro Phoenix and Tucson markets in order to serve our customers more efficiently. Over the summer, we will announce more Arizona companies to our family of brands.”

Chad Nikkel and Aquaman Pools

Chad joins NPP as a seasoned entrepreneur who has spent his entire working life growing service-based companies by putting the customer first. Under this motto, Chad has grown Aquaman to be one of the largest pool service business in Scottsdale, AZ, including completion of multiple route-acquisitions. Notably in 2017, Chad acquired and integrated Brothers Pool Service, which was owned by Pool Chasers co-hosts Greg Villafana and Tyler Rasmussen. In partnership with NPP, Chad will continue to expand the Aquaman footprint across the Metro Phoenix market.

Chad Nikkel said “By partnering with NPP we have a tremendous opportunity to elevate the pool service industry. We are already investing in systems, equipment and technology to make our teammates lives easier and improve the customer experience. I have seen this revolution first-hand in other services industries and I am happy to be part of the NPP team who have seasoned leadership and a playbook for success. Big things ahead!”

Join the Revolution with NPP

NPP is always looking for passionate Pool Partners to join the Family and expand our footprint across the Sun Belt. Whether you are looking to retire, starting to plan for succession, or wanting to take your business to the next level with new capital, NPP is the strategic partner to bring your vision to fruition.

About National Pool Partners (NPP)

National Pool Partners is a newly launched pool service company focused on partnering with leading regional pool service owner-operators and providing them with the capital and expertise to accelerate their growth. NPP takes a differentiated approach by providing employees with career growth opportunities, maintaining the owner’s brand and legacy, and providing sellers with an opportunity to become leaders within the NPP organization. NPP aspires to be the largest pool service company by putting people first, helping peers in the industry, and creating lifetime customers. For more information, please see contact details below.

Contact Information

Eddie Skehan, Founding Partner, Vice President, Operational Excellence eskehan@go-npp.com
Hal Denbar, Founding Partner, President of Texas hdenbar@go-npp.com
Chad Nikkel, Founding Partner, President of Arizona cnikkel@go-npp.com
Bryan Banta, Partner, President of Florida bbanta@go-npp.com
Justin Kuperberg, Chief Development Officer jkuperberg@go-npp.com
Augusto Titarelli, Chief Executive Officer atitarelli@go-npp.com

National Pool Partners Announces New Partner Bryan Banta and Three Florida Acquisitions

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June 2, 2021 – National Pool Partners (NPP) welcomes Bryan Banta, from B&B Pools in Pompano Beach, Florida, as a Partner and Regional President in Florida. Bryan will oversee NPP’s ambitious Florida expansion plans, including the integration of recent acquisitions, Aloha Pool Service in Ft. Lauderdale and Everclear Pool Service & Repair in Inverness.

CEO Augusto Titarelli expressed his excitement for the recent developments saying, “Florida is by far the largest pool service market in the U.S., and we could not be more excited to have Bryan lead our expansion and integration of our four businesses in the state. We expect to grow our footprint over the coming months by adding new companies to our family of brands, which allows us to continuously share best practices and grow as a Partnership.”

Bryan Banta and B&B Pools

Bryan joins NPP as second-generation pool service owner and will lead the state as President. From cleaning pools growing up to watching his father’s journey as an entrepreneur, Bryan never thought he’d return to the pool industry after college. Fast forward to 2014 – Bryan joined his father as an owner of B&B Pools to carry on the family legacy. Since then, the company was twice named a Top 50 Service Company by Pool and Spa News. By partnering with NPP, the B&B brand will join NPP’s family of brands and continue servicing the South Florida market.

Bryan Banta said “I have never been more excited about the future of the pool industry. NPP is building something special, and I look forward to revolutionizing the industry alongside Partners from the industry. This is a chance to continue building my family legacy, while benefiting from the resources of a large enterprise and experiences of the best minds in the industry. We are going to have a lot of fun together and create lasting change for our customers and teammates.”

Aloha Pool Service

NPP recently acquired Aloha Pool Service in Ft. Lauderdale which was co-owned by husband-and-wife Mike and Pam Folz. With a 25+ year history, the couple has grown Aloha into the largest service company in Fort Lauderdale.

In choosing NPP as an acquisition partner, Mike said “I’ve spent my working life building Aloha into the first choice for pool service customers in the Fort Lauderdale area. We had several suitors, but after meeting Augusto and the team, we knew NPP was the right partner for us. They showed an unwavering commitment to people and doing what’s best for the customer. We are excited about retirement in the Florida Keys, knowing the Aloha family is in the trusted hands of National Pool Partners.”

Everclear Pool Service & Repair

Everclear was founded in 1999 and quickly became the largest and most reputable brand in Citrus County by treating customers like family and being active within the community. Owners Kelly and Trish Caudill have grown the business under the motto “Local and Loyal.”

Owner Patricia (Trish) Caudill said “We care deeply for our customers and employees – they are our family. We did not need to sell, but we saw an incredible opportunity for our people to thrive by partnering with NPP.”

CEO Augusto Titarelli added that “NPP is excited to welcome Everclear to our family. Kelly and Trish’s people first approach, and commitment to service quality, strongly aligned with our values. It has been my pleasure getting to know Kelly and Trish, and I wish them a happy retirement.”

Join the Revolution with NPP

NPP is always looking for passionate Pool Partners to join the Family and expand our footprint across the Sun Belt. Whether you are looking to retire, starting to plan for succession, or wanting take your business to the next level with new capital, NPP is the strategic partner to bring your vision to fruition.

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About National Pool Partners (NPP)

National Pool Partners is a newly launched pool service company focused on partnering with leading regional pool service owner-operators and providing them with the capital and expertise to accelerate their growth. NPP takes a differentiated approach by providing employees with career growth opportunities, maintaining the owner’s brand and legacy, and providing sellers with an opportunity to become leaders within the NPP organization. NPP aspires to be the largest pool service company by putting people first, helping peers in the industry, and creating lifetime customers. For more information, please see contact details below.

 

Contact Information

Eddie Skehan, Founding Partner, Vice President, Operational Excellence eskehan@go-npp.com
Hal Denbar, Founding Partner, President of Texas hdenbar@go-npp.com
Bryan Banta, Partner, President of Florida bbanta@go-npp.com
Justin Kuperberg, Chief Development Officer jkuperberg@go-npp.com
Augusto Titarelli, Chief Executive Officer atitarelli@go-npp.com

Industry Leaders Launch National Pool Partners (NPP) with Target of 100,000 Pools Across the Sun Belt

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Industry Leaders Launch National Pool Partners (NPP) with Target of 100,000 Pools Across the Sun Belt

 

January 7, 2021 – This week an exciting partnership officially launched with the aim of revolutionizing the pool service industry. National Pool Partners (NPP) strives to create a service-oriented and technology-enabled company leveraging the best tools, ideas, and benefits of scale in order to improve the lives of customers, teammates, and partners. The venture will invest over $200 million in pursuit of partnerships and acquisitions of exceptional pool service companies with a target of servicing 100,000 pools across the Sun Belt. Today, Founding Partners Hal Denbar, owner of Patriot Pool & Spa in Austin, TX, and Eddie Skehan, owner of T&D Pool & Spa near Orlando, FL have joined NPP in pursuit of this common goal. NPP has spent the last year preparing for launch and will announce more partners in the first half of 2021.

 

Revolutionizing Pool Service

National Pool Partners will unite the nation’s best pool service entrepreneurs through partnership with top quality service-focused companies. NPP will be built thoughtfully as a family of brands, by providing its regional partners with capital and expertise to accelerate their growth while respecting their people, culture, and successes. Partners will benefit from capital for marketing, acquisitions, hiring, technology and systems. This vision allows each brand to continue to service customers locally, while benefiting from the scale of a national enterprise.

NPP is led by CEO Augusto Titarelli, who has more than two decades of experience leading businesses for national home service companies Terminix, TYCO and ADT. Augusto said “we know that our vision relies on providing value to all stakeholders: the customers we serve, the employees who deliver our service, and the partners and entrepreneurs who entrust us with their businesses and reputation. We have a game plan to create value for all these groups and that is core to our mission. We have an opportunity to build something special and I genuinely look forward to this journey.”

 

Patriot Pool & Spa

Patriot Pool & Spa was founded by Hal Denbar in 2006 and currently services residential pools across the Austin market. Patriot has been growing at 20%+ organically each year by providing uncompromised, high-quality service to customers. Hal was recently featured in PoolPro’s Top 30 Under 40 list and will lead Texas as Regional President. With the support of capital to invest in companies and technology, Hal will lead outreach efforts to expand partnerships with other Texas-based pool companies who are looking to join a fast-paced organization. Hal said “I could not be more excited to launch National Pool Partners. We have spent the last year dreaming of a vision to revolutionize pool service, and today it’s coming to fruition. Our customers and teammates stand to benefit for decades to come. I look forward to enabling the success of other entrepreneurs in the industry I love and carrying on the legacies that other owners have built during their lifetime.”

 

T&D Pool & Spa Service

T&D currently services residential pools in The Villages region northwest of Orlando, FL and is owned by Eddie Skehan. Eddie started in the industry working for a pool construction company and when the financial crisis hit Florida, T&D began offering pool service and hasn’t looked back since. Eddie has spent 30+ years in the industry as a service technician, repair technician, route planner, operations manager, and owner. Eddie will lead Operational Excellence across NPP as a National Vice President. “I have spent the last 30 years focused on providing our customers with the best service imaginable. I had not planned to sell T&D until I was ready to retire, but joining NPP has allowed me to take some chips off the table and feel re-inspired to grow T&D and NPP together, while sharing tricks of the trade with all our partners nationally.”

 

The Journey Ahead for NPP

NPP is always looking for passionate pool partners to join the family and expand our footprint across the Sun Belt. Some great operators may be looking to retire, plan their succession, or take their business to the next level by accelerating their growth with new capital; NPP is the strategic partner for great pool service companies and their people.

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About National Pool Partners (NPP)

National Pool Partners is a newly launched pool service company focused on partnering with leading regional pool service owner-operators and providing them with the capital and expertise to accelerate their growth. NPP takes a differentiated approach by providing employees with career growth opportunities, maintaining the owner’s brand and legacy, and providing sellers with an opportunity to become leaders within the NPP organization. NPP aspires to be the largest pool service company by putting people first, helping peers in the industry, and creating lifetime customers. For more information please see contact information below.

 

Contact Information

Augusto Titarelli, Chief Executive Officer atitarelli@go-npp.com

Hal Denbar, President of Texas hdenbar@go-npp.com

Eddie Shekan, Vice President, Operational Excellence eshekan@go-npp.com

Website: https://gonpp.onpressidium.com/