ASP’s Founder and CEO Presents to the Robert Mcduffie Center for Strings Students

MACON, GA (FEB. 14, 2017) – Stewart C. Vernon, Founder and CEO of  (ASP), ASP - America's Swimming Pool Company presents as a guest speaker on the topic of entrepreneurial success, as a part of a semester-long course titled “Fiddler on the Run: Music Entrepreneurship” at the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings Institute located within Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music. Through the duration of this course, students will gain real-world insight on becoming a successful musician-entrepreneur in the world of classical music.

Amy Schwartz Moretti, Director of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, commented on her excitement of this first-time course offering at Mercer University. The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings is a highly selective program. This program provides business-oriented curriculum that prepares the entrepreneurial musician with conservatory-quality music training and high-quality education for success in the real world.

“I am honored to have been chosen as a guest speaker for these talented, young artists and entrepreneurs,” said Vernon. “These students need to learn the business skills that can help them flourish in the music industry. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and expertise as a successful entrepreneur.”

America’s Swimming Pool Company is a nationally recognized swimming pool service franchise that started in Macon, Georgia. In 2002, Vernon began his successful business operation with the $500 he was awarded from his entrepreneurship professor, and the desire to work hard to turn his business ideas into a reality. His entrepreneurial mindset and desire to provide exceptional service has allowed the company to experience fast growth in a fragmented swimming pool industry. Vernon started as a one-man pool service company and now has 98 independently owned and operated franchise locations in 23 states nationwide.

About ASP

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