Ron Lacher, P.E.
As both the founder and CEO of Pool Engineering, Inc., Ron Lacher is a well-known speaker, educator and author on proper trade practices and structural engineering in swimming pool construction. Ron has authored numerous articles on proper construction techniques in various swimming pool trade publications and is a former seminar presenter at national and regional swimming pool trade conferences.
Ron Graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a Degree in Civil Engineering and is a Licensed Professional Engineer and a licensed swimming pool contractor in the State of California. In addition, Ron has served as a former member of the Advisory Board of the National Pool Industry Research Center at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a former member of the American Shotcrete Association where he was part of the Pool & Spa Committee. Ron is currently a member of the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (Formerly The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals/National Swimming Pool Foundation).
Ron’s prior experience also includes over 10 years with various Southern California Governmental Entities where he was responsible for the design and construction of millions of dollars’ worth of construction projects every year. Prior to entering private enterprise, Ron Lacher was the City Engineer for a major Southern California City. Ron is an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Shotcrete Examiner one of only 12 industry professionals in the US to have attained that certification.