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Buzz Ghiz

Buzz is the president and owner of Paramount, which has been in business since 1964.  Buzz also co-owned and served as President of Paddock Pools and Spas in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Prior to its sale in 2005 Paddock had become one of the largest independently owned and operated pool, spa, and retail companies in the industry.  Paddock did residential and commercial pool design and construction, did renovation and service work and operated 15 retail Pool, Spa and Patio retail stores throughout the greater Phoenix/Scottsdale and Las Vegas Nevada areas.

Louis Prioreschi
General Manager

Lou has been the general manager since the summer of 1998. Lou has worked with Buzz both as a Paddock staff member and a paramount Staff member since 1990. Lou's experience in the pool business spans over 33 years. Lou has worked in all facets of the industry including manufacturing service distribution, construction and in retail - both in sales and operations.


Bill Burt
Director of Sales and Marketing

Bill has held this position since 2001. He oversees both Domestic and International Sales.  Prior to that Bill served for 9 years as V.P of Sales for Paddock Pools and Spas in Scottsdale Arizona.  Before entering the Pool Industry Bill held senior sales management positions in the medical device and office automation industries.


Ryan Linnen

Controller for Paramount Pool and Spa Systems. Ryan has managed all accounting, finance, human resource, and payroll duties within the organization since May of 2003.  Prior to taking the position at Paramount, Ryan was a Senior Audit Associate at Eide Bailly LLP, a regional full service accounting, tax and consulting firm.  During his 3 years at Eide Bailly, Ryan managed audit engagements for a variety of clients in various industries -  including Paramount and Paddock Pools and Spas.

Molly Hammant
Executive Assistant

Molly has been with Paramount since December of 2006 and oversees our annual Passport to Paradise trip and PACE conference. In addition to a sundry of miscellaneous administrative items, she handles various IT duties. Molly has over 25 years of Administrative office experience, in addition to Workers Compensation Insurance, Operations and Office Management, and was an Escrow Officer for a Real Estate Title Company.

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