Entries by Meghan Meece


Top 10 Home-Based Franchises – America’s Swimming Pool Company

ASP listed as award-winning franchise offering home-based opportunities by Franchise Business Review Looking to run a business that doesn’t require a storefront, office or warehouse space?  Franchise Business Review ranked the best brands they’ve recently researched that give you the opportunity to run your business from home. An ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company franchise allows you to […]


America’s Swimming Pool Company Ranked as One of the Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2017

Do you like things to move fast? Looking for a challenge? Entrepreneur’s 2017 list of Fastest-Growing Franchises has shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years. “We’re excited to be ranked among the country’s best and fastest growing franchise brands as a testament to our hard-working franchisees and dedicated corporate staff,” said Stewart Vernon, Founder and […]

Founder and CEO of ASP Featured in Franchising USA Publication

Stewart Vernon, Founder and CEO of America’s Swimming Pool Company (ASP) explains the reasons behind the success of an ASP franchisee. Pool Franchise Focuses on Franchisee Growth for Overall Success – Article by Franchising USA. “Focusing on individual franchise growth rather than overall company growth helped turn a one-man company into the first successful pool maintenance franchise […]

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ASP’s Franchise Location in Pensacola Recognized with Award for Best New Start

Shane Lawson, Owner/Operator of America’s Swimming Pool Company in Pensacola, Florida, was recognized with an award for Best New Start at ASP’s annual event. The Pensacola franchise location is one of 15 new ASP locations across the Nation that opened their businesses in 2016. “I am honored to receive this award and look forward to many years of […]

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America’s Swimming Pool Company Announced the Franchise of the Year for 2016

ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company announced the winner of the company’s Franchise of the Year for 2016. Clint Rowley, Owner/Operator of America’s Swimming Pool Company in Mesa, Ariz, was honored to be the recipient of this award when it was announced during the 10th annual ASP Owners Meeting in January 2017. Five franchises were selected as a […]

Going from Good to GREAT

America’s Swimming Pool Company – or ASP as we are commonly called – held its 2017 State of the Union meeting and seminar in Savannah, Georgia. Stewart Vernon, the founder and CEO of ASP, hosted the event, which was attended by ASP franchise owners and key members of the ASP family. This meeting is packed minute-to-minute with […]


America’s Swimming Pool Company Named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500®!

It is with great honor that America’s Swimming Pool Company announces that they have been ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® for the second consecutive year. ASP ranked 113th on the list this year, defeating last year’s ranking of 196, and is the only swimming pool business to rank. CEO and Founder of ASP Stewart Vernon stated “We are […]


Franchisee Profile: Jon Lutz

Meet Jon Lutz, Owner/Operator of America’s Swimming Pool Company located in Palm Harbor, FL. Jon and his fiancé, Carrie Limoges, have been operating the ASP location in Palm Harbor since March 2016. Jon has worked and has held ownership in a few different service industry businesses for the past 18 years, so he knew he […]

IFA Publishes ASP CEO, Stewart Vernon’s Article on Franchising

The CEO of America’s Swimming Pool Company, Stewart C. Vernon, recently published an article through the International Franchise Association about franchising a small business. In his article, Vernon details the unique responsibilities of transitioning from business owner to franchisor throughout his piece, comparing the challenges to those that come with parenting. He offers advice to […]