About the Lakeside Team
Peter Murphy began his career with St. Lawrence Pools in the mid 70’s and has over 40 years of experience in the pool and landscape design, technical support, and customer service. As a Technical Advisor and Sale Representative for Foxx Pools, Peter traveled across Eastern Canada to instruct pool dealers on proper building techniques and elaborate pool systems. Peter also specializes in Automatic Pool Cover installations.
Esther has been a part of the business since opening in 2015. She always has a smile on and you can usually find her at our home shows working her magic. With her husband Peter Murphy as the owner, she has lots of knowledge of the business and industry and always has great advice for us!
Gerry Huddleston joined us in April 2018 and he has been selling up a storm ever since. Gerry loves to deal with our great customers and the beautiful Canadian made Coast Spas. A Grandfather of two, Gerry has 20 plus years as a professional fundraiser. A former Special Assistant to a Cabinet Minister on Parliament Hill, Gerry ran three offices on the Hill and at Queen’s Park for Members of Parliament. A professional photographer and a former 10 year newspaper Editor and writer/photographer, Gerry loves Kingston, his family and Lakeside Pools, Swimspas and Spas.
Mallory joined our team back in May 2017 and has excelled in her role as the superstar office manager aka communications officer. She has a strong focus on customer service and greets every customer with a smile. Don’t let that smile fool you, she is often found bossing the boys around and keeping everyone in line. Thanks Mallory!
Chelsea is always a friendly face at the shop and has extensive knowledge of hot tubs and spa and pool chemicals! She is an amazing support for the rest of our staff. Chelsea has recently been getting into spa and pool sales and can help you find the perfect products that will suit your family!
Angus has been a crucial part of the Lakeside team since 2016. His pool knowledge and great workmanship with a positive attitude have made him a big part of our trusted team. Angus works wonders on liner installs and always remains professional. Thanks, Angus!
Ryan is interested in learning about the pool business and applying his skills he has in maintenance and operation to the job. We are excited to see where Ryan can go. He is a team player and a reliable worker.
Crystal has been amazing so far. She is now full-time with Lakeside and you will often hear her cheerful voice on the phone. She is becoming a pro at water tests and can help you book any services you may need! We are excited to see where Crystal can go!
Thomas is Peter’s nephew so he is comfortable at work and likes to help out wherever he can. Thomas has been a great addition to the team this year. He comes to work with a good attitude and has pool and hot tub experience.
Ameleah is new to Lakeside but has been contributing a lot. She has great organizational skills and is keeping everyone on track. She has experience in this type of service industry and is always willing to help.