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Atlanta Pool & Spa Builder Receives Exclusive Industry Designation as a Certified Building Professional

Artistic Pools Becomes the Fifth Builder in Georgia to Receive Prestigious Designation

Atlanta, GA., May 15, 2007 — Ron Coker Jr., the President and Chief Operating Officer of Atlanta based Artistic Pools, Inc. was recently designated as a CBP Certified Building Professional ® from the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP). He was awarded an official certificate on March 21, 2007 for successfully completing the third level of the comprehensive program and achieving the CBP designation. Coker is only one of five builders in Georgia to earn this certification. The APSP organization is the leading trade association in the pool and spa industry.

APSP Certified Building Professional

The program is designed to further the knowledge and skills of pool and spa building professionals. Pool and spa building professionals who complete each of the three levels of the comprehensive program are nationally registered with The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, the headquarters of which is based in Alexandria, Virginia. Artistic Pools is a long-time supporter and member of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals.

An increasing number of the 6.6 million pool owners and 3.3 million spa owners in the U.S. are finding that having the benefit of an APSP-registered pool/spa building professional can save them both time and money. When consumers work with APSP-registered pool/spa building professionals, they can be assured of getting the industry’s most highly skilled professionals. For more information about pools and spas, consumers can contact APSP at 1-800-323-3996.

Ron Coker Jr., Artistic Pools, Inc.Ron Coker Jr. was named President and Chief Operating Officer of the company in February 2006. He joined Artistic Pools Inc. full time in 1992 after graduating from the University of Georgia and worked in all facets of the company from construction, to service, to sales and design. In 2000, he became Vice President and a stockholder.

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has more than 5,000 members representing manufacturers, distributors, builders, retailers and service companies who share a commitment to fair business practices and a standard of excellence in health and safety in the installation, maintenance and servicing of spas and pools. The organization is based in Alexandria, VA and celebrated its 50th anniversary in November 2006. For more information, please visit

Artistic Pools Receives the 2013 Consumers’ Choice Award


Consumers’ Choice Award® recognizes Artistic Pools of Atlanta for excellence in customer satisfaction.

The award is based on a survey of residents and businesses in the Atlanta Metropolitan area responding to a questionnaire on customer satisfaction. The survey was conducted by Survey Sampling International®, a global leader in customer satisfaction studies.

The Consumers’ Choice Award®, established in 1986 to identify and promote business excellence, utilizes a unique survey that asks consumers to choose the best of their city.Consumers Choice | Artistic Pools

Respondents are randomly selected from both the business community and the general public. Based on the criteria of value, professionalism, service and any other issue they may wish to consider, respondents are asked to select the company that most merits the Consumers’ Choice Award® for business excellence.

In addition to the consumer survey, recipients of the Consumers’ Choice Award are all approved by a national regulatory law firm, MacMurray Petersen and Shuster, as practicing ethical business standards.

Visit the CONSUMER’S CHOICE AWARD website to learn more about this prestigious award.