28COOJack’s Magic ProductsJacksMagic.com Despite her father Jack encouraging Nadia Beane to work in whatever field she wanted, she found her passion at Jack’s Magic Products, the chemical company he founded 30 years ago. “Through high school and university, I worked in all aspects of the company — from receptionist to
28COO and service managerEdwards Pool ConstructionAndover, KansasEdwardsPoolConstruction.com Averi Edwards grew up around the pool industry and swimming on weekends at the lake or her grandparents’ pool, eventually joining the swim team. Her father, Steve Edwards, started a service company before she was even in elementary school that offers service, remodeling
39CEO/founderStructure StudiosStructureStudios.com A homework assignment in 2001 inspired Noah Nehlich, then 19, to eventually build Pool Studio, software that fundamentally changed the way swimming pools are designed and presented. Through many ups and downs, which included investors threatening to walk away and close the company more than once, and Nehlich
28OwnerPool Office ManagerPoolOfficeManager.com During high school, Mike Leone worked for a neighbor’s service company in Cleveland, Ohio, riding along with a senior technician. He started his own service company in 2011, and when an established company in the area went out of business, Leone’s business grew rapidly. “Overwhelmed with customers
Manning Pool ServiceHoustonManningPoolService.comPhotography by Derek Salyer David Manning, 29, Maintenance managerAna Manning, 29, COOJeffrey Manning, 31, Repair manager As of January 2020, the baton of ownership for Manning Pool Service in Houston, Texas, will be passed to the second generation: Brothers Jeffrey (Jr.) and David Manning and David’s wife, Ana.