The Hohne Team - Pool Sales, Pool Construction and Pool Maintenance

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The Hohne Team

The Hohne Team has ten pool installation crews with a minimum of 26 years on the job experience and over 125 specialists to ensure customer satisfaction.

Administration

Leroy C. Hohne Leroy C. Hohne, Chairman and Founder (Retired)
Hohne Pools was established in 1954 as a private company, incorporated in Maryland by Leroy C. Hohne. In his active years with Hohne Pools, he oversaw the construction of 8,000 plus pools and spas. He served as Director of the National Spa and Pool Institute and President for the Chesapeake Chapter of N.S.P.I. Leroy’s unwavering commitment to build the finest quality pools during his many years overseeing his pool business has passed on to current president & CEO, Gary Hohne and forged the mission Hohne employees are dedicated to today.
Gary Hohne Gary W. Hohne, President & Chief Executive OfficerUnder Gary Hohne’s leadership, Hohne Pools has expanded from its roots as a pool construction company. Hohne Pools now offers pool repair and pool renovation services, pool maintenance, pool opening and closing services, hot tub and spa sales, and landscaping services.As the needs of pool owners have changed, Gary Hohne has transformed Hohne Pools to meet those needs. In the 1950s, Hohne Pools specialized in residential pools. Since then, the company has diversified into commercial and institutional pool construction and fiberglass pool installation. Gary also helped Hohne Pools earn a reputation as one of the top luxury pool builders in Maryland and other parts of the world. He has overseen the construction, renovation and installation of more than 4,000 pools & spas, as well as contributed to their engineering and design.

Gary’s articles on pools and pool safety have been published by the American Red Cross, the National Swimming Pool Foundation, Families Online Magazine, and numerous other swim and leisure publications.

Through all these changes, Gary has kept the Hohne Pools team focused on one vision: Serving the pool and spa needs of Maryland residents and beyond with the personal attention of a family-run business.

Mary Hohne Mary E. Hohne, Co-Chairman, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
As Co-Chairman, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hohne Pools, Mary oversees all aspects of the financial and accounting functions in running the day to day operations of Hohne Pools. Mary has forty six plus years in the pool business, since its founding in 1954 with her husband, Leroy C. Hohne. Her skills in the financial operations of maintaining the business as it relates to invoicing, billing and the check and balance of all financial records are scrupulously maintained with an exacting attention to detail. She remains active as a managing partner of operations at Hohne Pools.
Cathy L. Murphy Cathy L. Murphy, Director of Finance
As Director of Finance, Cathy Murphy supports Hohne Pools as the staff accountant, working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, preparing general ledger entries, managing accounts receivables/payables, reconciling accounts and providing support in preparing financial statements. With 18 years of account expertise and currently managing her own firm since 2005, Cathy Murphy is a valuable member of Hohne Pools, providing clients with up to date information on their accounts payable status. She holds a B.A. Degree in Accounting from Saint Vincent College and is a member of the Maryland Association of CPA’s.
Lauren M. Dillon

Lauren M. Dillon, Administrative Assistant/Coordinator
Lauren M. Dillon started at Hohne Pools, July of 2012 and very excited to be here. Lauren studied business courses at Catonsville Community College in Catonsville, MD and started right away working in the administrative field. She has 10 years’ experience as an administrative assistant along with 3 years of paralegal work. She offers an aptitude for multi-tasking and working efficiently. With her experience and knowledge, Lauren will bring much to the table here at Hohne Pools.

Engineering & Design

Construction Supervision & Management

Kevin Bishop Kevin Bishop, Construction Superintendant
As a pool construction supervisor, Kevin Bishop provides Hohne Pools with 38 years of extensive knowledge and expertise in the front end swimming pool construction. He has hands on experience in the swimming pool industry, having built commercial and residential pools from the designing stages to the walk through at final inspection. Currently, Kevin focuses on the “front end” of pool construction, notably form, excavation, plumbing, steel and gunite. He aids Hohne Pools in these phases of pool construction as well as supports Hohne Pools with concerns and challenges that may arise during the construction process of new commercial, industrial and residential pool building. Kevin is a current member of A.P.S.P (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals). Kevin brings to Hohne his mission statement that is the guiding principle to serving his clients “We pride ourselves not only on our responsiveness to and the ability to solve problems for pool builders, but also our policy to stand behind our products and services”. Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Kevin Bishop as part of our Design/Build Team.
Steve Bradley Steve Bradley, Electrician, Owner – Bradley Electric Inc.
As an electrical engineer, Steve Bradley supports Hohne Pools with his electrical expertise in all electrical aspects of the pool industry, to include meeting current electrical code requirements in the installation of all new commercial and residential pools as well as in pool electrical repair and pool electrical renovations to ensure older pools meet current electrical standard. Steve holds a Certificate in Industrial Electricity from Harford Technical H.S., a Journeyman Electrician License from H.C.E.C.A. (Harford County Electrical Contractors Association) Apprenticeship Program, is active in H.C.E.C.A.’s continuing education classes, instructs others in theory and field applications at H.C.E.C.A. and is a member of the Electric League of Maryland. Steve brings to Hohne his mission statement that is the guiding principle to serving his clients “Integrity is doing the right thing even if nobody is watching. We believe it’s all the small things we do that end up making the BIG difference.” Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Steve Bradley as part of their Design/Build Team.
Scott Frizbee Scott Frizbee, New Pool Foreman
As a new pool foreman, Scott Frizbee provides Hohne Pools with 28 years of experience in the gunite method of construction for new concrete residential and concrete pools. Since 1984 Scott has utilized the gunite method and is an extremely experience gunite nozzle man. He supports Hohne Pools on pool projects that specify the gunite process for the formation of the pool shell in the concrete phase of construction. As a member of U.S. Gunite, Scott has fine-tuned his talents with years of training & experience. He is dedicated to continuing his education of material selection, nozzle man and finishing techniques. Scott brings to Hohne Pools his mission statement that is the guiding principle to serving his clients “To create value for our customers at the highest level of quality.” Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Scoot Frizbee as part of our Design/Build Team.
Edgar A. Erdman, New Pool Foreman
As a new pool foreman, Ed Erdman provides Hohne Pools with forty years of experience in shotcrete method of construction for new concrete residential, commercial and institutional pools. Since 1972 Ed has utilized the shotcrete method of construction and is an extremely experience shotcrete nozzle man. Ed is involved in approximately 75 swimming pool projects each year. He has overseen the construction of more than 2800 concrete commercial, institutional and residential pools in the past forty years.
Steve Rodrigues Steve Rodrigues, New Pool Foreman
As a new pool foreman, Steve Rodrigues provides Hohne Pools with concrete, pavers, stone, brick, and block construction services & finishes, as well as services in excavation and grading for residential and commercial pools. Steve has 9 years of experience in masonry work and is a qualified installer of masonry finishes. Steve brings to Hohne Pools his mission statement that is the guiding principle to serving his clients “We are committed to finding the best solution for your needs…” Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Steve Rodrigues as part of our Design/Build Team.
Tom Dupree Tom Dupree, Pool Service & Maintenance
As a pool service and repair technician, Tom Dupree supports Hohne Pools with 30 years of experience in pool services and repairs, Tom Dupree specializes in and supports Hohne Pools in commercial and residential new concrete and vinyl pool construction, renovation, major repairs, coping & tile, concrete, brick and stone decks, plastering, filter repair and opening/closings. Tom brings to Hohne his mission statement that is the guiding principle to serving his clients “Our company motto is based on the belief that our customers’ needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs”. Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Tom Dupree as part of our Design/Build Team.
Nick Thresher, Pool Service & Maintenance
As a pool service and repair technician, Nick Thresher provides Hohne Pools with expertise on a variety of levels in supporting clients in pool services, maintenance and repair to pool indoctrinations. Nick has over 14 years of experience in the swimming pool industry ranging from service (5 years) to management (8 years). He is N.S.P.I. (National Spa and Pool Institute) Tech 2 Certified. He assists Hohne Pools in pool equipment installations, repairs and maintenance on commercial and residential projects. Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Nick Thresher as part of our service team.
Grant Dupree Grant Dupree, Pool Service & Maintenance
As a pool and spa service and repair technician Grant Dupree provides Hohne Pools with quality in servicing our customers in pool services, maintenance and repair (12 years). He assists Hohne Pools in pool and spa equipment installations, repairs and maintenance on commercial and residential projects. Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Grant Dupree as part of our service team.
Jim Enfield Jim Enfield, Pool Service & Maintenance
As a pool and spa service and repair technician and one of Hohne Pools oldest employment tenures (39 years), Jim Enfield provides Hohne Pools with unparallel experience in servicing clients in pool and spa services, maintenance and repair. He holds many service certifications and assists Hohne Pools in pool and spa equipment installations, repairs and maintenance on commercial and residential projects. Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Jim Enfield as part of our service team.
Ron Ecker Ron Ecker, Logistics Manager
In charge of logistics, Ron Ecker is responsible for the on-time delivery of major components and products for the construction of Hohne Pools and spas (14 years). He assesses delivery access and security for equipment delivered to the job-sites. Hohne Pools is honored and proud to have Ron Ecker as part of our service team.

Customer Service

Jay Krupinsky Jay Krupinski, Manager of Spa Sales
As Manager of Spa Sales, Jay oversees the entire process as it relates to spa sales and support at the Hohne Pools and Spa retail store. Jay is well versed in all aspects of the Sundance and Artesia brand spas currently sold by Hohne Pools and Spas. He has thirteen plus years of experience in providing customers exceptional support in choosing a spa that fits their needs. Jay has a wealth of knowledge from his many years in the spa business and can answer any question a customer may have in choosing and maintaining a spa. He is a specialist in spa water chemistry, and ensures customers are provided with all the care needed in maintaining a spa for many years of enjoyable use.
Rick Helm Rick Helm, Customer Service Associate
As an expert in pool and spa care, Rick Helm’s knowledge will provide
a wealth of information for easy maintenance techniques. He can give you
many labor and money saving tips creating easier pool and spa
ownership. Your water should always be safe and crystal clear for maximum
enjoyment. Ask Rick, if he can help.
Stacy Keener Stacy Keener, Customer Service Associate
As an expert in pool and spa care, Stacy’s knowledge will help you make informed decisions and provide you with accurate information to take care of your pool or spa. If you’re looking for ways to make your pool or spa more efficient, Stacy can recommend a slew of options to save you money while making your experience much more enjoyable. Ask Stacy, if she can help.