Meet the Aquality Construction Team

The Aquality Construction Team

Administrative

Joe Dempsey Sr.

PRESident

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Joe Dempsey has over 40 years of professional experience in the swimming pool and spa industry. He is President of Aquality Construction, an award-winning swimming pool construction company. Specializing in upscale and fully automated swimming pools, spas and water features. Joe and his knowledgeable team focus on energy smart technology by implementing the use of Automatic pool and spa covers, automatic cleaning systems and chemical controls through the use of ScreenLogic technology.

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Lori Dempsey

Vice President

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With decades of experience, Lori is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. She oversees development and implementation of materials in the area of marketing, communications, and public relations. Lori also manages the company's website and social media efforts.

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Joe Dempsey Jr.

Chief Operating Officer

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Joseph Dempsey was born and raised in Colorado and in the world of swimming pools and spas. In the early years he worked at Aquality Construction during the summers.  After graduation at Colorado State University, Joe spent a year to travel the world, from North America to Australia, to the top of Kilimanjaro in Africa and beyond. In 2013 Joe started back out in the field while continuing his education, focusing on Swimming Pool Design and Construction. Joe is now fully immersed in design, construction and sales. Joe has earned his International Watershape Institute certification as well as the title of Certified Advanced, Expert, and Master Pool Builder & Design Professional, a Certified Pool Operator certificate, Shotcrete Nozzleman certification. With all his hard work, these accomplishments add up to over 300 hours of continuing education!

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Margaret, EA

Office Management

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Margaret joined the Aquality Construction family in 1994.  With a degree in Business Administration, and a recently acquired title of Enrolled Agent (EA) with the I.R.S., she keeps all facets of the business, behind the scenes running smoothly. Margaret is a native of Boulder, Colorado and has seen much growth in both Colorado and Aquality Construction over the decades and is a part of the core team to bring Aquality Construction to where it is today.

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Erin

Administrative Coordinator

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Erin was born in Florida, but didn’t stay long, her family moved to California to live on a sailboat, then on to Texas for a short time until they finally settled down in Colorado. Erin has a strong drive to excel that drove her to take on her first job at the tender age of 13 years old. Until recently she’s held two jobs at a time, while attending school.  After graduating high school, she attended Red Rocks Community College earning certificates in Phlebotomy, Medical Terminology and CPR. After a short internship, jobs where far and few, so she threw herself into high gear and took on two full time jobs again, working seven days a week and fourteen to eighteen hours daily.
Erin joined the Aquality Construction family in early 2020. As Administrative Assistant she is the one that keeps the office running smoothly. She arrives each day with a smile and determination. She says she’s learned a lot from her coworkers and her coworkers don’t know how they got along without her! She says she is looking forward to growing at Aquality Construction and learn everything swimming pools!
Now that she has more free time, Erin is able to spend more time with her friends, family and her best buddy, her dog Dezzi! Erin enjoys hiking, dancing and cooking. She plans to start traveling and seeing more of the world.

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Adam

Project Coordinator

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Adam is a Boulder, Colorado native. After graduating from the University of Colorado in 2012, Adam traveled the world for over a year. Shorty after returning to Colorado, Adam joined the Aquality Construction family in 2015. He has been a great addition to the team. Always striving for knowledge Adam has earned his Certified Building Professional (CBP) certificate. He enjoys learning new skills but excels when designing and installing swimming pool and spa equipment rooms, computer automation and automatic covers. Adam enjoys the crew that he works with and the opportunity to work outside, but family always comes first!

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Micah

Construction Manager

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Micah was born in Iowa, moving to Northglenn, Colorado during his middle school years. Finding his passion early on, he started building swimming pools  and spas right out of high school. Since Micah joined Aquality Construction in 2012, he has earned his Certified Building Professional (CBP) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificates. Over the years he has learned every aspect of building swimming pools and spas. As Construction Manager Micah oversees all field construction operations, but his best day is always plaster day! Micah loves his job, spending time with his family, the outdoors and seeing a project completed.

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Sean

Front End Project Manager

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Sean is a Colorado native, born and raise in the Denver area.  He started in the swimming pool industry in 2010 and was added to the Aquality Construction family in 2012. Dedicated to the understanding and evolution of swimming pool construction Sean has earned his Certified Building Professional certificate as well as taking Shotcrete Nozzlemen courses and continues to add to his swimming pool knowledge.  Sean enjoys sharing his skills and teaching as well as learning. He is motivated by success and always strives for 100% customer satisfaction. Sean loves working outside, the challenge of new projects and seeing a project being enjoyed by families.

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Parks

Aesthetic Finishes Manager

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Parks is a Colorado native and graduate of the University of Colorado. He spent time after school traveling around the world. When he returned to Colorado he worked with Louisville Parks and Recreation and part time with Aquality Construction. In 2015 joining the team full time, he found that building pools offered more challenges and unique projects while allowing him to enjoy working outdoors most days. Parks takes great pride and satisfaction laying out and installing intricate pool & spa tile designs. Since then he has continued his education and has earned his Certified Building Professional (CBP) certificate. Parks enjoys seeing a project come together and takes great pride when projects he has been a part of receive international recognition.

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Casey

Team Leader

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Casey is a South Carolina native, where he attended USC Aiken before following his brother out to Colorado in 2016. Shortly after arriving in Colorado he was hired on at Aquality Construction. Casey enjoys working in the outdoors and is very enthusiastic about learning how to build swimming pools and spas. He has been an excellent addition to the Aquality Construction family. In his free time Casey is an avid Avalanche fan, enjoys playing soccer, exploring the Colorado Front Range and hanging out with friends and family.

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Levi

Team Leader

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As a Denver native, Levi grew up with a great love for family and the outdoors.  He enjoys fishing, snowboarding and hiking and says the mountains are where he feels most at peace. As a young man he played street hockey with his cousins and now is a hard core Avalanche fan. Levi learned several trades before joining the team at Aquality Construction. He has made great friends and has been a great addition to our team.  Levi loves that every project is unique and usually outside. He feels that being a member of the Aquality Construction family creates character and offers a great foundation for growth. He looks forward to learning everything pools!

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Xavies

Team member

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Xavies was born and raised in a small town in Southern Illinois. Besides the beautiful scenery, better work opportunities brought him to Colorado in 2017. After graduating high school he went straight to work in the construction field. Moving into a variety of positions, he landed with Aquality Construction in early 2021. Everyone he works with enjoys his hard working ‘get it done’ attitude, making him a fantastic addition to the Aquality Construction family! When Xavies is not at work he enjoys basketball, all kinds of music, video games and spending time with his family... especially his Pitt-Bull named Bane.

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Trevor

Mechanicals Manager

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Trevor is a Colorado Native born and raised in Thornton. He was raised with a love for sports and being outdoors. When he isn’t watching the Broncos play, some of his favorite pastimes include fishing, hiking, and gardening. As of recently, he spends most of his free time with his wife and kids at their little league games. With soccer, gymnastics, baseball, and football, Trevor tends to keep pretty busy when he isn’t working hard at Aquality. Trevor joined the Aquality family in the Fall of 2021. He has a consistently positive attitude that makes him a joy for all he works with!

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Tyler

Team member

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Tyler was born in Colorado Springs but soon moved up North to Longmont. Once graduated from high school, he decided to try branching out by moving to Kentucky. After a year of being homesick, moving back to Colorado seemed to be his best option. He worked at a few odd jobs for a couple of years before landing in the Aquality Construction family in the Fall of 2021. He has proved himself to be a real hard worker and hasn't stopped since he started. In his spare time, Tyler enjoys fixing up older cars, watching/playing hockey, and going to concerts. His favorite pastime is spending time with his wife and son going hiking and camping, sometimes their dog Koda tags along as well.

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Thomas

Team member

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Thomas was born in Monrovia, Liberia before moving to New York at the young age of 4. He lived there until he eventually graduated high school and started college. Thomas stayed in college until 2001 when he joined the Navy. Serving for a total of 8 years, he decided it was time for a change. True to change, he moved from New York to Florida and split his time working in hospitality between Miami and London. He joined the Aquality Construction family in early 2022 and has taken pride in learning this complicated trade. When Thomas isn’t at work, he is an avid reader, enjoys making soap and candles, boxing, doing anything outdoors, and hanging out with his dog Noah.

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Maintenance & Service

Anthony

Repair Manager

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Anthony grew up in Cleveland Ohio and is an avid, die-hard Cleveland Browns fan, as are all true Clevelanders! He is loving Colorado but weary of hearing about “The Drive”… While in Ohio he worked in his family's business, learning every aspect of running the family restaurant, from managing the bar, to cooking and serving the guests. In 2018 Anthony felt that he was ready for a life change. He was very excited to make the move to Colorado and for the opportunity to work for Aquality Construction.  Anthony enjoys working in the outdoors, the change of scenery from one project to the next and best of all he feels like he‘s joined a family, working at Aquality Construction.
In Anthony’s free time he loves to cook, play disc golf and catching up with friends and family.

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Tyler

Operations Manager

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Tyler is a Nebraska native, raised in Colorado. Throughout high-school and prior to college he worked summer camps and after-school clubs focusing on technology and engineering. Tyler attended Front Range Community College with an emphasis in environmental science. He has always had an interest in chemistry and similar sciences making him a valuable asset to our Swimming pool technician team. He is a hard-working young man, always eager to learn new things and hone his skills. In his free time, Tyler enjoys spending time camping and hiking with friends and family...basically the beautiful Colorado outdoors is Tyler's happy place.

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Brandon

Route Manager

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Brandon was born in Greeley. He lived there for the next 8 years before moving to Longmont. He graduated high school in 2019 and shortly after started working on cars in a shop. Setting out for bigger and better things, Brandon applied with and got hired on with the Aquality team in early 2022. Starting out in construction, he soon realized that our maintenance department was the better fit for him. Since switching over he’s become a vital part in our day-to-day maintenance routine. In his free time, Brandon enjoys listening to all types of music, fish keeping, playing with his two dogs (Rio and Paco), and working on cars recreationally.

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Paul

Team member

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Paul was born in Hawaii to a military family. He moved all around the United States before ending up in Japan during his high school years. Once he graduated high school, he moved back to Hawaii and enlisted in the Navy. After serving in the Navy for 4 years he wanted a change, so Paul came to Colorado in 2008 and enrolled in Denver Automotive & Diesel College where he earned his degree in auto & diesel mechanics. Joining the Aquality team in early 2022, Paul has been one of the most hardworking members at Aquality Construction! When he isn’t working, Paul spends his time camping and fishing with his kids, or working on cars.

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Support Staff

Certifications & Continuing Education

Our team members are true professionals. We offer ongoing in-house training and support various certification programs. These include Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (formally APSP) Certified Building Professional (CBP) and NSPF's Certified Pool-Spa Operator (CPO) certifications as well as Genesis & Watershape University Classes.

APSP CBP Certified Building Professional

CBP Certified

To attain this this nationally recognized designation and become certified as a CBP (Certified Builders Professional®), you must have five years of industry experience and pass the CBP Exam.

CPO Certified

The Certified Pool & Spa Operator® (CPO®) certification program is the world’s leading education and certification program for keeping pools safer and keeping them open. Learn more below about why it is important for us to be a Certified Pool-Spa Operator.

Genesis University

The Genesis Construction courses cover all phases of  pool construction including layout, forming, and excavation as well as shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, and plaster finishes.

National Plasterers Council

The NPC Start-Up Technician program certifies individuals to NPC Industry Standards in the proper startup of plastered pools. The startup process is the key event in bringing your pool to life! Proper start up is the first step in pool owners realizing the full value and longevity of their investment.

Watershape University

Watershape University courses are designed to provide crucial knowledge through detailed examination of technical, artistic and business disciplines.

ASA Certification Program

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) established the Shotcrete Nozzleman certification program to establish a basic skill level for shotcrete placement.

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