• Scott Waldo, Founder of Platinum Pools in Houston, Texas

    Scott Waldo

    President and Founder

    Scott is the President and Founder of Platinum Pools.  He has been happily married for over 20 years. He enjoys working hard, spending time with family, hunting, and enjoying the beauty and peace of Texas ranch life.

  • Cindy Weaver

    Cindy Weaver

    Chief Financial Officer

    Cindy Weaver is the Chief Financial Officer at Platinum Pools. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her kiddos. She has been involved the with Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Parade Committee for 20 years and has supported the Wings Over Houston Airshow for 21 years.

  • Veronica Palacios

    Veronica Palacios

    Executive Assistant

    Veronica is an Executive Assistant at Platinum Pools. She is honest, hardworking and a loving mom of two. She enjoys doing projects around the house, painting and watching crime investigation shows on TV. Her favorite book is Become a Better You by Joel Osteen.

  • Wanda Terrell

    Wanda Terrell

    Quality Assurance Manager

    Wanda Terrell is a valued member of the Platinum Pools family and has worked in the pool industry for over a decade. As Quality Assurance Manager, she makes certain that all Houston pool service customers are properly taken care of.

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    Eleanor Dennison

    Accounting

    Eleanor Dennison is on our Accounting team at Platinum Pools. She loves learning new things, spending time with family and friends and shopping for the next best pair of shoes. She also loves traveling, experiencing foreign cultures, baking, cooking and reading. Her favorite quote is “If I can do it, so can you”.

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    Janice Slanina

    Janice is the Office Manager with our Houston office. She is a native Houstonian and currently lives in Katy with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys reading, spending time with family and traveling. Her favorite quote is “be the change you wish to see in the world.”

  • Christy Saxer

    Christy Saxer

    Marketing Director

    Christy was a Platinum Pool customer before she became our Marketing Director.  When not on the soccer field, her family loves to spend time outside and around the pool.  She enjoys staying active and running.

  • Wayne Fishback

    Wayne Fishback

    Audit Manager

    Wayne is our Audit Manager at Platinum Pools.  He taught himself the foreign language Farsi and loves spending time with his family. His interest include international relations, history and gaming. His favorite TV shows are a tie between Downton Abbey and Wilfred.

  • Tim Anderson

    Tim Anderson

    Warehouse Manager

    Tim is our Warehouse Manager and loves lending a helping hand to those in need. He values his family and is an avid martial artist. He stays involved with the Kids Escape Program and is constantly trying to improve himself and Platinum Pools.

  • Mike Chatelain

    Mike Chatelain

    Houston General Manager

    Mike Chatelain is our General Manager and has been in the pool industry for over 25 years. He has three beautiful children and has also been married to his loving wife for over 20 years.

  • Jeff Counts

    Jeff Counts

    Staff Designer

    Jeff Counts is a staff designer and has been in the pool business for over 15 years.  He loves golf, hunting and riding his Harley-Davidson.

  • Danny Colicci

    Danny Colicci

    Staff Designer

    Danny Colicci is a Staff Designer in our Houston office. He pride himself on being honest and straight-forward and customer satisfaction is his number one goal. He loves doing DIY project around the house, watching pro and college football and working out. He is directly involved with GHBA committee and the board of directors for his subdivision. His favorite TV show is Lost.

  • Bobby DeDear

    Bobby DeDear

    Staff Designer

    Bobby was born and raised in Houston and graduated form Cy Falls High School. He loves sports, football, fishing and is a Texans season ticket holder.  He coaches little league football and baseball and also loves tailgating before Texans games.

  • Ian Espada

    Ian Espada

    Staff Designer

    Ian Espada is a Staff Designer with Platinum Pools. He is originally from Dallas, Texas and he graduated from Sam Houston State University. He loves to play Ice Hockey (yes, in Texas), learning new things, and playing guitar. He is a member of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals and his favorite music is anything he can sing along to.

  • Clay Givens

    Clay Givens

    Staff Designer

    Clay Givens is a Staff Designer from La Marque, Texas. He graduated from Lamar University and loves spending time with his wife, two sons and twelve grandchildren. He enjoys sports, fishing and golfing. His favorite musicians are Garth Brooks and The Temptations.

  • Brandon Heitzwebel

    Brandon Heitzwebel

    Staff Designer

    Brandon is a Staff Designer at Platinum Pools in Houston. He received his degree in Architecture and Environmental Design from the University of Houston and loves traveling, spending time outdoors and is an active member of the APSP. His favorite reads include anything by Michael Crichton and his favorite music is alternative rock.

  • Shaun Smith

    Shaun Smith

    Staff Designer

    Shaun is a Staff Designer with Platinum Pools and was born and raised in Spring, Texas. He believes strongly in customer service and loves putting himself in the customer’s shoes. He loves to be outdoors, hunting and the show Duck Dynasty. He supports his local Food Bank and his favorite quote is “Do unto others as you would have them do to you.”

  • Stacy Ward

    Stacey Ward

    Staff Designer

    Stacey Ward is a Staff Designer for Platinum Pools and a proud father of three. He is originally from the Midwest and came to the Houston area in the early 1990s. He has been in the pool industry since he was 18 and truly loves delighting customers. He loves to read, fish and bird hunt. He serves on his local HOA and was also a board member of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals.

  • Mark Wyner

    Mark Wyner

    Staff Designer

    Mark is a Staff Designer here at Platinum Pools. He graduated from Penn State with a degree in Criminal Law and Justice. He also played baseball there for 4 years. He loves spending time with family, watching/playing sports and coaching. His favorite quote is “Success isn’t something that just happens – success is learned, success is practiced and then it is shared.”

  • David Mundheim, Construction Manager with Platinum Pools

    David Mundheim

    Construction Manager

    David Mundheim is a Construction Manager with Platinum Pools. He has been happily married for 37 years and has 3 children and one granddaughter. He has been involved with the pool industry his entire career and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

  • Belinda Nordstrom

    Belinda Nordstrom

    Construction Scheduler

    Belinda is our Construction Scheduler and has been with Platinum Pools for over 5 years. She enjoys crafts, couponing and spending time with her husband of 10 years.

  • Eric Clark

    Erica Clark

    Construction Scheduler

    Erica Clark is a Construction Scheduler with the Platinum Pools team and is married with three loving children. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her kids play sports. Her favorite quote is “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.”

  • Shawn Construction

    Shawn Buckley

    Construction

    Shawn Buckley is on the Construction team at Platinum Pools. He has worked in the pool industry all his life because his father also owned a pool business. He loves anything outdoors, especially fishing, and his motto is “Do unto others as you would have them do to you.”

  • Paul Songster

    Paul Songster

    General Manager

    Paul Songster is the General Manager for our Victoria office.  He has a loving wife and three beautiful daughters.  He enjoys hunting and being outdoors. His community involvement includes Cinco’s charities and Homes for Our Troops.  His favorite TV show is 24.

  • Greg Gilbert

    Greg Gilbert

    Service Manager

    Greg is a husband, father, grandfather and a southern gentleman. He graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma University and has traveled extensively throughout the country. He enjoys exercise, reading, cooking healthy food and doing volunteer work through the community group Houston Oasis.

  • Shelley Wehberg

    Shelley Wehberg

    Administrative Assistant

    Shelley Wehberg is our administrative assistant for our service department. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is an animal lover. She loves shopping, spending time with friends and reading. Her favorite quote is “Always do right-this will gratify some and astonish the rest” by Mark Twain.

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    Justin Ostrom

    Staff Designer

    Justin is a Staff Designer at Platinum Pools. He has been happily married for 17 years and has three beautiful children. Justin enjoys coaching youth sports and supporting the Pearland community through volunteering with Little League baseball and football. Outside of volunteering Justin loves to watch his kids play and work on what they love.

  • Josh King

    Josh King

    General Manager

    Josh grew up in Centerville, Texas and joined Platinum Pools soon after relocating to Beaumont. He has a beautiful wife and 10-year-old stepson. He enjoys spending time with with his English bulldog Macy, and watching survival TV shows. His favorite quote is “When you have a goal you have to live for your goal. You have to really believe it’s going to happen” by Chris Weidman.

  • Roy Murphy

    Roy Murphy

    Staff Designer

    Roy Murphy is a Staff Designer in our Beaumont office that has been selling swimming pools since 1979. He has sold well over 1,000 custom pools and loves golf and photography. He enjoys his local church in Sulfur, Louisiana. He is a Beatles fan.

  • Berverly Bernard

    Beverly Bernard

    Staff Designer

    Beverly is a wife and mother of three wonderful grown children. She was born in Texas but grew up in the New Orleans area.  She moved to Beaumont after Hurricane Katrina. She enjoys cooking, eating, exercising, traveling and hanging out with family and friends around the pool.

  • Michael Reilly

    Michael Reilly

    Service Technician

    Michael grew up on a homestead in Keni, Alaska but now is a Service Technician with Platinum Pools. He loves the outdoors, sports and was also a competitive snowboarder.

  • Kristin Maxwell

    Kristin Maxwell

    Office Manager & Scheduler

    Kristin is originally from Nederland, Texas and is a scheduler with our Beaumont office. She adores her Jack Russel Terrier Kenzie, going to the gym, being outside, shopping and crafting. Her favorite TV show is “Friends” and she enjoys spending spare time with the people she loves.

  • Roy Lilly

    Roy Lilly

    Service Technician

    Roy is a service technician that has a deep passion for classic cars. He enjoys customizing cars, going to car shows and volunteering during the holidays with Toys for Tots.

  • Lynsie Seel

    Lynsie Seel

    Office Manager & Scheduler

    Lynsie Seel is the Office Manager & Scheduler in our Victoria office. She was born and raised in Victoria and is a die-hard Longhorn fan. She also enjoys cooking, shopping, wine tasting, tailgating and family trips to the Frio River. She is involved with Dorothy O’Conner Pet Adoption Center & Faith Family Church.