David Simek started in the Swimming Pool and Hot Tub industry at the age of 15 helping his brother install and service pools in Eastern Ontario. In those early years he moved forward in the ranks of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, receiving his glider pilots license, power pilots license, Lord Strathcona Medal and leading the squadron as Squadron Warrant Officer 1st Class. After receiving his Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University he started as a territory sales rep for Lawrason’s Inc., a formulator of water care products for pools and spas and now is the Vice President. David has held various roles in the Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada, serving as National President and regional President at the Toronto Chapter and Eastern Chapter of the PHTCC. David also instructs many educational courses to the Industry.