DeAnna was raised in Texas where she developed a love for the outdoors through boating, camping, fishing and hunting with her family. After graduating high school in the Houston area she went to Texas Tech University where she earned a degree in Landscape Architecture. She returned to Houston and was practicing Landscape Architecture where she met Robert Gartin and they collaborated on several swimming pool projects. She began working for Gartin Pool & Spa Company in 1993. Over the years DeAnna has learned the in and out of the swimming pool industry through seminars, on the job training of construction, pool service and accounting. All the while maintaining the quality of service that has been what GP&SC was built on. Today, DeAnna still stays in touch with her outdoor enjoyment by gardening, boating and spending time with her husband, two boys and their dogs.