JIM FRASER
CEO and Co-President

Jim Fraser - CEO/Co-PresidentJim co-founded SwimAtlanta Pool Management in 1983. After building effective operations and professionalism into SwimAtlanta Pool Management, Jim began replicating the business model in other locations (our ‘Partner Companies’), and subsequently co-founded The Pool Management Group to serve as the parent company and operational driver to its Partner Companies. Jim is responsible for strategic initiatives and managing The Pool Management Group. He has 30 years experience in swimming pool management, and experience in pool construction and renovation.

JEFF GAECKLE
Co-President

Jeff Gaeckle - Co-PresidentJeff co-founded The Pool Management Group and has been a major leader in the development and growth of The Pool Management Group and our Partner Companies.  Jeff initially made his mark as a very successful swimming coach in Charlotte, NC.  He has coached U.S. Olympians and U.S. National Record Holders.  He is a past member of the USA Swimming Board of Directors, and has expertise in all aspects of swimming pool operations and professional pool management. 

CHRIS DAVIS
Co-Founder

Chris co-founded SwimAtlanta and SwimAtlanta Pool Management with Jim Fraser, and The Pool Management Group with Jim and Jeff. Chris is an active member of the Board of Directors of The Pool Management Group, and contributes to our safety and industry updates. His daily focus remains with SwimAtlanta, the largest swim team in the United States. Chris has been a United States National Team Coach to international competitions in Japan, China and Dubai.

 

KELLY ROBINETTE
Chief Financial Officer

Kelly is responsible for managing the Partner Companies’ financial health and business performance. She had 19 years experience with General Electric, GE Capital, Polo Ralph Lauren and other companies before joining The Pool Management Group in 2004. Her role with The Pool Management Group includes overseeing the Partner Companies’ business processes and strategic planning, financial performance management, development of financial and operational business plans, and risk management.

MICHAEL BROWN
Vice President

Michael joined The Pool Management Team in 2012 after his previous experience as a marketing manager for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks.  His 10 year background in sales and marketing led him to several organizations which include international law firms, healthcare providers, and companies within the sports & entertainment industry.  Michael leads The Pool Management Group and Partner Companies’ marketing initiatives, business development strategies, cross-market sales support and growth efforts.

ALLEN CRUMLEY
Leadership and Operations Director


Allen worked with our Carolina Pool Management company beginning in 1994. Since then, he has been a manager for Peter Glenn of Vermont and joined The Pool Management Group’s management team in 2001. He is responsible for daily operational support for Partner Companies and handles crisis backup needs for the Partner Companies. He is a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Instructor with the National Swimming Pool Foundation and previous Lifeguard Training Instructor with American Red Cross.

ERIC ERICSON
Leadership and Operations Director

Eric began his start in aquatics in 1981 working for a pool management company in Delaware.  He joined The Pool Management Group team in 2014 from his last post as Aquatics Director for the City of Atlanta.  Eric provides many years of experience to the Leadership Team and is responsible for supporting the local partner companies and business development strategies at the corporate office.  Eric also worked in the fitness and financial industries as both a sales professional and company principal.  Eric attended UNC-Chapel Hill and was a highly accomplished collegiate and Olympic level swimmer, and is currently a record holder at the US Master’s Level.