Leadership

Jason M. Smith - Founder/C.E.O

Jason Smith has been in the pool industry since the age of 15. Initially working as a lifeguard at a local area water park, and then with a now competing Pool Management Company. He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2001 with a business degree and parlayed his past experiences, along with the passion and desire to become a small business owner into the formation of Premier Pool Service, Inc.

Premier Pool Service, Inc. “Officially” started operations in 2002 and has steadily grown throughout the years to become one of the largest Full-Service Pool Management Companies in Georgia. Honesty and integrity are two core principles Jason practices daily in his personal life and he is committed to ensure that he and all of his employees extend that practice to each and every one of Premier Pools’ clients.

His main objective is to ensure that all of his employees maintain exceptionally high standards in all facets of our ever evolving industry to allow for constant, steady growth. He oversees the daily operations of all facets of the company to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction and is always looking at ways to expand the company’s brand.

He lives in Canton, GA with his wife Candice and 2 Kids Ella and Hudson. When work’s not calling, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and kids doing all sorts of fun and adventurous things with them. Whenever the opportunity presents itself, traveling (ANYWHERE) is what puts a smile on his face.

Austin Blevins - Partner / C.O.O.

Austin joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in 2008. He was brought on board to handle daily management duties including supervising the life guard and pool technician schedules, assist in contract negotiations and responding to client needs and requests. In addition to overseeing these responsibilities of the company, Austin’s job is to find new business opportunities. Prior to Premier Pool Service, Inc., Austin worked as a sales representative for Cbeyond Communications, selling telecommunication packages to small to medium-sized businesses. Before that, Austin worked for Old Mill Reality as a real estate agent.

Austin brings both enthusiasm and dedication to Premier Pool Service, Inc. and is committed to providing the highest level of customer service for our clients. In 2010 Austin became a Partner has helped in the expansion of Premier Pool Service, Inc. to now include Premier Pool Supply, LLC and Premier Pool Construction, LLC.

Austin was born and raised in Georgia and currently resides in Cumming, Ga. with his wife of 6 years, Katie and their 1 year old Daughter, Blake. He graduated from Lumpkin County High School and attended North Georgia College.

In his spare time, Austin loves spending time with his family, friends and playing golf.

Jennifer VanSchuyver - Store Manager / Human Resource Director

Jennifer joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in 2012 and manages Premier’s 5,000 sq. ft., fully stocked pool supply store here to meet all our clients backyard needs, located in Canton, GA. In addition to managing the store, she’s also responsible for accounts billable and payable and keeping track of residential service jobs and scheduling. Considering she’s the only female employee of the company, she’s an invaluable asset and is paramount to keeping everything moving in the right direction. AND as she’d like to say…”I’m the glue that holds this ship together”—No argument there

She’s originally from Frankfurt, Germany but moved to Atlanta as a young girl. She attended Lassiter High School and currently resides in Cartersville, Ga. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her 3 kids (1 boy and 2 girls) and friends, as well as reading and cooking.

Daniel Schilling - Commercial Service Manager – North East Division – Forsyth/Gwinnett/Fulton

Daniel joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in 2010 and has steadily climbed the ranks in the company from both a knowledge and responsibility standpoint. He is originally from Buford, Ga. and has lived in Georgia his entire life. He’s a graduate from North Gwinnett High School, Class 2003 and The University of North Georgia (Dahlonega) Class 2007 B.B.A in Management.

Daniel is currently single with no kids but he’d like that to change real soon!

He enjoys spending his free time with family and friends either in the back yard for a cook out or out on the Lake

Brandon Davis - Head Repair Technician – Commercial/Residential

Brandon joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in 2011 and helps with all facets of the service business. From running a service route to installing a complete equipment pad, there is no aspect Brandon can’t handle….he’s the definition of a man wearing many hats.

Originally from Greenwood NY, he attended Forsyth Central High School. Brandon has been happily married for 4 year to Heather Hilliard and his interests are tournament fishing and hunting.

David Foley - Head Service Technician - Residential Division

David joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in early 2015 and is the head of Premier’s Residential Division. His main responsibility and objective is overseeing and maintaining the highest standard of quality for all of our residential weekly clients. David is a true team player and will do whatever it takes to get the job done!

He’s originally from New Jersey but has been an Atlanta Area Resident for over 25 years. He’s been married for over 10 years to Christina Foley and they have 1 daughter. Dave’s hobbies include saltwater aquariums and of course watching the Dawgs and Falcons during football season!

Andrew Baer - Service Technician – Commercial Division - Cobb/Paulding Counties

Andrew joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in January, 2016. He’s a Midwest boy and has lived in Atlanta since 1990. He’s been a professional swim coach for over 30 years and has always been involved with swimming and pools. Loyal and conservative, loves this city and our Country! USA!

He was born and raised in Madison, WI and is a Madison West H.S. Regent and a University of Wisconsin Badger alumni. Andrew’s happily married to his wife Kelly since 2000 and they have two kids, Olivia (Allatoona HS) and Bennett (Lewis Elem.)

Outside work, his interests are almost all things sports and puzzles! “I love a great competition and solving problems.”

“OH” One more thing……..On Wisconsin! Go Packers, Brewers, Bucks and Blackhawks!

Ryan Clark - Service Technician – Commercial Division - Forsyth/Cherokee Counties

Ryan (or RC as he likes to be called) joined Premier Pools in early 2016. Prior to that, RC worked in the retail and restaurant industry for nearly 20 years. His “let’s get it done attitude” and attention to detail make him a valuable asset and respected teammate!

Born in Savannah, GA and residing in Woodstock, he’s a graduate of Etowah High School and The University of Georgia with a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences (2006). Outside of work, RC enjoys “trying” to play golf, watching football (especially UGA) and the Braves, as well as expanding his extensive music library among other things.

Gabriel Longoria - Service Technician – Commercial Division – Cobb/Cherokee/Paulding

Gabe joined Premier Pools in 2016 and is responsible for maintaining many of our Commercial H.O.A. accounts in Metro Atlanta. His willingness to learn and store that knowledge for future jobs is one of his strongest attributes.

Originally from Harlingen TX., he attended Forsyth Central High School in Cumming, Ga. He and his wife Jade have a 5 yr. old daughter named Zoë. Gabe’s hobbies include - music (play guitar, drums, bass), punk rock and metal genres and playing video games with Family

Stephan Russ - Service Technician – Commercial Division – Cobb/Cherokee/Fulton

Stephan joined Premier Pool Service, Inc. in 2016 and his main responsibility is maintaining many of our Commercial H.O.A. accounts in Cobb, Cherokee and Fulton Counties. Stephan is Premier Pool’s newest full-time employee but what he may lack in tenure is made up 10 fold in his positive attitude, eagerness to learn, commitment, hard work and dedication.

Originally from Hinsdale, IL, he attended Kennesaw State University. On his down time, he enjoys tennis & video gaming among other things.

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