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Our Leadership

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Fred Inter
General Manager

(740) 549-4622

Fred joined The Pool Management Group family in 2014 as President and General Manager of Columbus Pool Management.  After having spent 25 years in the waterpark industry and around pool facilities, Fred’s expertise and passion for aquatics is a tremendous value to his customers.  Fred began his career at Geauga Lake Amusement Park in Aurora, OH where he worked during the summers throughout his undergraduate degree at Davis & Elkins College in West Virginia.

After college, Fred joined Walt Disney World Resorts as the Recreation Coordinator at Disney’s River Country in Orlando, FL.  He held positions ranging from Director of Operations to General Manager for a number of well-known properties that include Raging Waters (Salt Lake City, UT), Kalahari Resorts (Wisconsin Dells, WI and Sandusky, OH), Wild Water Adventure (Clovis, CA), Castaway Cover (Wichita Falls, TX) and Chula Vista Resort (Wisconsin Dells, WI).

Fred has a Master’s Degree in Commercial Recreation and Business and a Doctorate in Recreation and Tourism with an emphasis in Urban Planning.      
Originally from western Pennsylvania, Fred spent many years in Ohio where he got started in aquatics and is excited to be servicing the Columbus, Ohio area.

About Our Team

Columbus Pool Management  provides pool management, lifeguard staffing services and pool maintenance services across the greater Columbus area.   

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Mary Inter 

Human Resource Director

Mary has worked in the Recreation/Hospitality Industry for 20+ years. She began her career at the renowned Moosejaw Pizzeria/Brewhouse in the Wisconsin Dells, WI, a 600 seat restaurant which employs an excess of 400 people. She started as a server and quickly ascended to the role of the General Manager where she stayed for the next 18 years. Because of her strong work ethic and inciteful leadership techniques, she was able to grow the business and develop the Moosejaw team into one of the top restaurants in the nation. She has an extensive history in hiring, training and developing young adults into professionals. Leaving the restaurant industry behind in Wisconsin, she moved to Ohio in 2019 to join the Columbus Pool Management Team as the Human Resources Director where she has elevated our team to new levels by continuing to evolve our customer service in front gate operations, concessions, and park services.


Certifications: Certified Pool Operator, Aquatic Facility Operator, ServSafe Instructor, ServSafe Manager, Red Cross Lifeguard Managment

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Matt Wilson
Regional Pool Manager

Matt Wilson is a skilled expert in the swimming pool industry with 9 nine years of experience in pool maintenance and care. Matt is committed to ensuring safe and enjoyable pool experiences for both clients and facility patrons. His experience has made Matt an effective troubleshooter in regard to pool operations, and a person who is recognized as a professional in the aquatics industry.

Matt joined Columbus Pool Management in 2015 as a Service Technician where he worked with us through 2018. From 2018 to 2019 he worked as a Maintenance Technician for a local Columbus Luxury Apartment chain. He later moved to Dayton in 2020 and worked with our sister company Dayton Pool Management, and then for Leslie Pools for another 2 years. Matt rejoined Columbus Pool Management Team in 2023 as a Regional Pool Manager.

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Albert Lasley
Service Manager

Albert “Cheno” Lasley joined the Columbus Pool Management Team in 2023. Cheno was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and moved to Columbus in 1989. He went to Briggs High School where he played football. He started coaching youth football, baseball, basketball and soccer in 2004. Cheno started two Youth Foundations, Tomorrow’s Future Foundation that focuses on youth tutoring and financial literacy in 2010, and, Tyrant Youth Foundation that focuses on youth development from sports in 2016. 

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Chris Brue
Construction & Repair Manager

Chris joined the Columbus Pool Management Team in 2019 as the Construction & Repair Manager. Chris most recently worked on the Maintenance Team at Noah’s Ark Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, the largest outdoor waterpark in the world.  Additionally, Chris brings a multitude of experience and knowledge to the team in the areas of electrical work and motor replacement, installation, and repair after having worked at Columbia Electric and travelling around the United States working on various job sites.


Chris is a Certified Pool Operator and American Red Cross Lifeguard.

Our Safety Advisors

As part of The Pool Management Group network, our customers and employees receive the expertise of our internationally renowned Safety Advisors, Dr. Tom Griffiths and the team at Aquatic Safety Research Group. Their expertise is instilled throughout our risk reduction techniques and lifeguard training.  

Dr. Griffiths was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and is a Paragon Safety Award winner for his water safety efforts. He has been awarded the National Recreation and Park Association Distinguished Aquatic Service Award for a lifetime achievement and designated a European Lifeguard Academy Friend of the Academy for significant contributions to preventive Lifeguarding. Dr. Griffiths has also been named to  “Who’s Who in Aquatics- The Top 100”, and “Power 25- Top 25 most powerful aquatics professionals in the World”, by Aquatics International Magazine.

Dr. Griffiths has authored more than 300 papers that have been published in scientific, professional and popular journals. He is an external reviewer for the American Red Cross Swimming and Diving publications. 

The Pool Management Group

Our parent company, The Pool Management Group, and the 16 other companies in The Pool Management Group support Columbus Pool Management in our operations. In fact, the employees at headquarters don't run any pools directly. Instead, they're solely dedicated to assisting the various locations in our family of companies. 

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