Bruce Stump - Vice-president/general manager

Bruce graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in Marketing, and an MBA in Business Administration. Prior to joining FILBUR Manufacturing, Bruce worked 11 years in the motor and blower industry - which included applications in the spa industry - and 20 years in the water filtration industry, serving as Director of Sales for one of the largest U.S. residential/commercial water filtration equipment manufacturers. He holds a patent for a residential water treatment device. Bruce has been active in the Water Quality Association, serving on many committees including co-chair of the membership marketing committee. His business travels have taken him to over 65 countries. Bruce's interests outside of his work include: home remodeling, golfing, riding his Harley, and camping.

Joe Marcotte - National Sales Manager, pool and spa

Joe brings with him 20 years of sales experience to FILBUR. He has represented Zodiac Pool Systems and Jandy Products in multiple states across the country as well as owning his own company as a builder, retail and service professional. He most recently ran his own Rep Company, Marcotte Services that represented many products in several states. Joe is an avid runner completing several marathons over the years and loves to constantly challenge himself. He resides in Austin Texas with his wife Laura of 24 years and their 2 sons. Joe brings with him 20 years of sales experience to FILBUR. He has represented Zodiac Pool Systems and Jandy Products in multiple states across the country as well as owning his own company as a builder, retail and service professional. He most recently ran his own Rep Company, Marcotte Services that represented many products in several states. Joe is an avid runner completing several marathons over the years and loves to constantly challenge himself. He resides in Austin Texas with his wife Laura of 24 years and their 2 sons.

dave nicastro - Eastern regional sales, pool and spa

Dave brings with him more than 25 years of industry experience including executive level responsibilities with some of the industry’s leading inground pool manufacturers and distributors. He most recently held the position of National Sales Manager for Namco Wholesale LLC, a repackager of liquid chemicals throughout the northeast. Dave enjoys playing golf and has studied and played jazz drumming for many years. He holds a degree from the State University of New York and has participated in many industry and professional leadership educational programs. He resides in Clifton Park, NY with his son and daughter.

Lupe Benitez - customer service manager

Lupe has over 20 years experience in the Warehousing and distribution industry. She has largely worked in customer service and inventory control. Prior to joining the FILBUR Manufacturing team, Lupe held a Customer Service Manager position with Aspen Distribution where she traveled to various states to implement new system changes in the Master Foods USA product line. Before joining Aspen Lupe held an office lead position servicing Leaver Brothers product. She was promoted to warehouse supervisor for DSC Distribution where she overlooked an 83,000 square foot facility that housed Kal Kan raw material components. Lupe resides in Norwalk, California and has two lovely children, John and Vanessa. She enjoys outdoor living such as camping, beaches and, most of all, working out.