The Bi-State Pool & Spa team is made of many individuals whose passion for pools and spas transcends beyond just building an average backyard. Our team is dedicated to designing and building custom poolscapes you and your family can enjoy for years to come and providing quality service and maintenance so you can spend your time where it matters most…in the water. The Bi-State team is very active within the professional industry and has dedicated many hours to bettering their craft through industry education and certification. Please take a few minutes to read more about the Bi-State team below.
Rick is the founder of Bi-State Pool & Spa and the company began with their first office at his house in 1994. Rick is very involved in many organizations, such as the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, where he is a past president of the St. Louis Chapter. Rick has been a Certified Pool Operator Instructor for over 20 years and has taught the course to hundreds of students including all of his co-workers on this page. He is also a Certified Service Professional and a Certified Building Professional through the APSP. In his spare time, Rick is involved in his church and enjoys boating, SCUBA diving and spending time with his wife Theresa and 3 kids.
Executive Vice President
Joe was the second employee to ever work at Bi-State. Wow, what a long way he has come! Going from not knowing anything about pools into one of the finest service supervisors in the nation, we are certainly proud of Joe and all of his accomplishments. Joe has attended many tech schools, CPO courses, manufacturer seminars and excelled through education to be at the top of his game. He is married to Amanda and has 3 great kids. Joe enjoys tinkering with tools and is even an inventor of a pool scaffolding system.
Director of Business Development
Jim started working at Bi-State in 2009 to help with marketing and his position has evolved into sales and a “jack of all trades”. Jim has also been a President for the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals local chapter. Jim is married to Diane and has 2 grown kids who keep him on his toes with projects. Jim enjoys family time along with a good game of tennis.
Doug started at Bi-State Pool & Spa in 2001 and has been in charge of our lifeguard management department ever since. With a degree in exercise science, he certainly gets his exercise in every day as he is in charge of hundreds of lifeguards. With the help of several supervisors, Doug’s responsibilities also include swim lessons, pool parties, pool activities along with being our resident computer “go to guy”. Doug is married to Denys and has two beautiful daughters that keep him busy. Never one to stay put, Doug enjoys fixing up houses in his spare time.
Joe followed in his brothers footsteps and came to work at Bi-State in 2004. While his brother Scott has since opened up his own pool company, Joe continued to excel where his brother left off. Today we marvel at the beautiful projects that Joe is responsible for. While quiet by nature, he leads by example and is well respected by his peers. Joe has a wonderful son and daughter and is married to his fun wife Julie. Family activities keep him busy when he is not working.
While the newest member of our team since 2014, Kristy is the woman who we all turn to when in need. Always with a smile on her face, she comes to work and has to put up with this motley crew. Kristy is a proud mom of 3. She is an avid Cardinals fan and enjoys Facebook.