Anthony & Sylvan Pools Honors Employee for 40 Years of Dedication

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Oct. 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Anthony & Sylvan Pools announced that Jim Woody, Construction Manager and Scheduler in the North East division, recently celebrated 40 years of employment with the company.

Woody first joined Sylvan Pools in 1975 for a summer job as a member of the pool installation crew. Known for his dedication and excellent work, he quickly started moving up the ranks. When he led his first install team in 1977, Woody excelled and held high positions at the company shortly after, becoming a Field Supervisor for new pool construction in 1984 and Construction Manager in 1994. In 2002, he was appointed Director of Operations before assuming his current role as Construction Manager and Scheduler.

Woody’s most memorable experiences at Anthony & Sylvan include working on the swimming pools of professional football and basketball players and coaches, and recording artists.

“As we get ready to celebrate our 70th year, it’s employees like Jim who are the backbone of this company; they’ve helped to build and shape, not only the company, but the entire pool industry, into what it is today,” said Neil Coyne, Director of Operations – East Coast of Anthony & Sylvan Pools. “It’s rare to find an employee who exhibits such devotion to a company; Jim is a valuable asset and we’re fortunate that he’s chosen to stay with us throughout his career. We hope he stays for many more years to come.

Jim resides in Gambrills, MD with his wife of 36 years, Carolyn; they have two children, James and Christine. When he is not working, he can be found playing tennis or boating with his family.

About Anthony & Sylvan Pools

Since 1946, families have been trusting Anthony & Sylvan to design and build their dream in-ground swimming pools. Our team of designers and craftsmen have created thousands of backyard retreats. We constantly strive for complete customer satisfaction, use the best materials for the job and uphold rigorous standards. With pools built for over 370,000 families, we must be doing something right.

Our company’s products and services have expanded to include Retail and Online stores offering the finest chemicals, equipment and other pool supplies and pool opening, closing and maintenance services, as well as Renovations and Modernizations services, which restore and upgrade pools and a Backyard Products Division which offers fences, covers and other finishing products.

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The entities doing business as Anthony & Sylvan Pools include Anthony & Sylvan Pools Corporation, Anthony & Sylvan Corp. and Anthony & Sylvan Pools North Carolina LLC. Anthony & Sylvan’s statewide licenses/registrations: #SPB.0000089 and #HIC.0501976(CT); #2006201521(DE); #410512000233(DC); MHIC#129792(MD); #13VH01546700(NJ); #0023414(NV); #68766(NC); #006381(PA); #2701011419A(VA RFC/ELE); and #WV030223(WV).


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