Program Manager EZPRO® / APi Water, Indianapolis, Indiana
Brett Peterman is currently the Commercial Program Manager for APi Water. His journey in aquatics began at Ball State University as a lifeguard and an undergrad in the Exercise Science Aquatics program graduating in 2006. Following graduation he attained a master’s degree in Recreation Studies through a Teaching Assistantship at Ohio University in Athens in 2007.
Following graduate school he relocated to Chicago and worked as a regional director then vice president of operations for Chicagoland Pool Management, seeing to the daily operations of 30-40 pools and approximately 300 staff annually until moving back to Indianapolis in the winter of 2013. Then beginning work for a local POOLCORP sales center as In-Ground Pool and Liner specialist he assisted pool builders with the design and logistics of residential pool construction, following this he was promoted to Business Development Representative, where he could visit customers and assist by suggesting products, programs, or other ways that they could get the most out of their business.
He continued this role until 2016 when promoted to Sales Center Manager and directly oversaw a 40,000 sq ft warehouse and staff that was solely dedicated to the pool industry. He performed this role until spring of 2019 when wanting to be out in the field he left POOLCORP. Several months later he began work at APi Water where he assists aquatic professionals with specific facility water quality issues. Often consulting aquatic designers, operators, builders and service professionals on ways to proactively treat the causes of common water quality issues before they have a chance to manifest as problems.