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Our Team

Pulliam Pools – Our Experience Makes the Difference

Pulliam Pools team members are experienced and qualified to provide you with the backyard of your dreams. Pulliam Pools has several CPO’s or Certified Pool Operators, a CBP or Certified Building Professional® and a CPI or Certified Pool Inspector on staff, which makes all of the difference for you. They are the industry leaders and must be certified by the APSP, The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals. They must have years of industry experience; pass an administered exam; adhere to strict ethical standards; and commit to the highest standards of workmanship and construction. As a requirement of re-certification, they must demonstrate continuing education in pool, spa and hot tub industry training.

Debra Smith

President, BBA, CPO (Certified Pool Operator), CBP (Certified Building Professional), Texas Residential Appliance Installer

Debra became the President and Co-Owner in 2009, after serving the Pulliam team since 1992. She has gracefully handled everything from legislation that affects our industry to business planning/marketing and so much more. Her diverse background and customer friendly attitude makes Debra a true asset as leader of the team.

Mike Clark

Vice President, CPO (Certified Pool Operator)

In 2009, Mike became Vice President and Co-Owner of Pulliam Pools. Having been in the industry since 1979 and a part of the Pulliam team since 1985, his experience is second to none. Mike’s architectural training blends perfectly with his construction background. Mike manages our design team and reviews every plan before construction begins.

Barry Pulliam

Consultant, CBP (Certified Building Professional)

Third generation pool builder Barry Pulliam continues to consult with new owners Debra Smith and Mike Clark on design and construction. Barry has been in and around the pool business so long, we suspect he has chlorine in his veins instead of blood!

Andrew Fluty

Sales Manager, CPO (Certified Pool Operator)

Andrew has been involved with the pool building industry as long as he can remember. In addition, he has been actively working in the swimming pool industry for about 15 years in construction, service and sales. This extensive background in the industry gives Andrew unusual insight when designing pools for his customers.

Anthony Dursi

Renovation Specialist

Anthony re-joined the Pulliam team with a multi-faceted background from service to renovations. Anthony has over 25 years of experience, 15 years specializing in reinventing backyard dreams. Anthony has a very relationship-oriented approach to renovations. He really gets to know the customer and listens to their wants and needs. Anthony strives to bring 100% customer satisfaction to his efforts.

Bart Smith

Designer, CPO (Certified Pool Operator), CPI (Certified Pool Inspector)

Bart’s extensive background encompasses multiple facets of pool experience including intricate pool and spa designs, he is a 3-D Design whiz. Bart has personally designed and sold over 1,200 pools and spas during his twenty-plus year tenure at Pulliam Pools. His work ethic and design skills are unparalleled.

Brad Kieta

Designer, CPO (Certified Pool Operator)

Brad has over 15 years of experience in the industry. His first job in high school was working for a local company in North Houston where he grew up. He began working with Pulliam in 2015. He brings a unique skill set from 10 years overseeing Leslie’s Pool Supply retail stores in North Texas. He is CPO certified and has hands on experience from design to poolside. Brad lives in Aledo with his wife Effie and their 2 kids. He designs and works out of our Hudson Oaks location.

Carl Lamsfuss


Carl came to Pulliam Pools in 2015 as a Project Superintendent and moved into Design in January 2016. Carl has more than 25 years of experience in design and construction. He enjoys working with multiple elevations and challenging yards. The greatest joy he receives is being a part of every family’s dreams and making them come true. He will never ask for an invitation, but always works with passion and the hope of being invited to your pool party!

James Langford


James became a customer in 2014, and loved the experience and final project so much that he wanted to become a Pulliam designer. With an extensive 3-dimensional design skill background, James brings an experienced design eye to any outdoor space project. Working directly with families to realize their vision is his passion and the ultimate reward as a designer. And he thinks it is pretty fun, too.

Mike Hatfield


Mike has been designing pools for 29 years and excels in design skills and construction. His expertise puts customers at ease and his follow-up with details shows the importance of his commitment even after the sale. Mike lives in Milsap with his wife, Cindy, and works out of our Hudson Oaks location.

Nicklaus Farricy


Nick began his career in 2011 creating 3-D design drawings for our other designers. He was so great at interacting with customers that he was given the opportunity to sell pools as well. Since then, Nick tackled every yard he saw with zeal and hasn’t looked back. He has continued to create new visions for customers.

Taylor Fluty


Taylor was the third Fluty to join our team. His dad and brother have been part of our company for many years. Taylor worked for Pulliam in service and labor, and has excelled in his talents in the sales and design arena. Taylor has literally grown up around the pool business.

Ted Vera

Designer, CPO (Certified Pool Operator), Texas Appliance Installer License

Ted has been at Pulliam since 2010. He worked in our service department as a technician, then our equipment Purchasing Agent and Warehouse Manager. His drive to learn every aspect of the pool business led him to Sales in 2013. Ted has a quiet demeanor and a drive to help customers.