Troy McGinty is the Global Product Manager of Commercial Products for Hayward Commercial Pools; a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. Troy attended Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with a bachelors degree in The Science of Secondary Education, Social Sciences/History. He has been a contributing member of the commercial pool industry since 2003. He is a Certified Pool Operator/Instructor (CPOI), Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), and has led numerous seminars and training sessions across North America, Central America, and Europe on the topic of pH & ORP automation, web-based communications, and business development. His employment responsibilities have required him to experience a wide range of business facets, specific to the pool industry and manufacturing; administration, sales, marketing, consulting, research, development, financials, engineering, quality control, and management. Troy continues to write and educate on advances in sanitization and will focus his efforts to develop a completely automated, wireless, communicating, and “green” pump room for the commercial pool industry. Troy lives in Frederick, Maryland, with his wife and two children.