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Jason Hughes

River Pools and Spas
Warsaw, VA

(888) 358-7665

After working in pool construction throughout his high school and college years, Jason founded River Pools in 2001 with his two partners. After experiencing tremendous growth in the Central Virginia market as an installer, the 2008 recession led River Pools to focus on digital marketing. The brand exploded online and led the company's marketing philosophy being featured in publications as The New York Times and Forbes magazine. Following continued growth as an installer and ultimately being named a Top 50 Pool Builder by Pool & Spa News, River Pools expanded into the manufacturing of fiberglass pools in 2013. Upon entering the manufacturing space, Jason realized the need to bring the various manufacturers together and co-founded the Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers Council within the PHTA, of which he currently serves as Chair. Jason's fiberglass pool related articles have been featured in Pool & Spa News and AQUA Magazine, as well as teaching fiberglass pool installation courses at various industry trade shows.

Jason Hughes

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