As president and owner of Town & Country Pools, Inc. Burton S. Gray brings many years of experience to each job. He makes sure that the company takes pride in creating a master plan designed to meet the individual desires of each customer and that each pool project has complete quality control. Raised in the Alexandria area, his love of the pool began at age 5. He swam competitively until he was 20 years old. He was also a lifeguard and managed pools while attending Bishop Ireton High school and Virginia Tech. After graduating from Tech in ’86, he began working for Town & Country Pools, Inc.
Through the years, he climbed the company ladder. His experience includes the management of the sales department, coordination between sales and construction, and the hiring and training of new salesmen. In October of 1998, he was appointed vice-president of sales and marketing. He became president and sole stockholder of the company on January 12, 2000. He also served as president of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of National Spa and Pool Institute (NSPI, now knows as APSP) in 2004 and as a director of the Region II Council of NSPI from 2000 to 2004. To this day, Burton continues to be active in other national industry education programs.
During his free time Burton enjoys relaxing in his backyard at the pool, barbecuing, golfing at Springfield Golf & Country Club, fishing with The Ocean City Light Tackle Club and hanging out with family, friends and his menagerie of animals.