Our Team


Francois Marais, President

With 25+ years of experience building pools, Francois brings the knowledge needed to continue the quality work provided by Barrett Pools! He was born and raised in South Africa. While he was still in high school, he began working part-time in his field of passion: creative design and quality construction of swimming pools, spas, and waterfalls. In 2000, he came overseas to marry his soulmate, Corrina. They have two gifts from God: Dimitri and Faith. He loves the outdoors, camping with his family, hunting and enjoys fishing with his beautiful wife.


Tracey Barrett, Vice President

Tracey is a Corpus Christi native and has been in the pool business since 1975. He founded Barrett Pools in 1983. Tracey has been married to his beautiful wife, Susan for 40 years. They are blessed with 3 daughters and 8 grand-babies. Tracey loves hunting and spending time with all his grandchildren.


Candy Duke

Candy has been with Barrett Pools for 14 years as Office Administrator.
She is married to her best friend Jim. She has 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. She loves going to the beach and volunteering at her church.


Candice Glover

Candace joined Barrett Pools a few years ago and brings 20 plus years experience to the table. She grew up in Upstate New York and moved to Texas when she was 12. Candace is our Operations Manager & Customer Liaison.
She is married to Bart, her best friend and “partner in crime” and they love to spend their weekends fishing on their boat. She has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.


Elizabeth Grant

Elizabeth and her husband Jay relocated from San Antonio to Corpus Christi 2019. Elizabeth joined our Design & Sales team after leaving the corporate management & sales world of 25years behind to join Barrett Pools and found that she loves it. She loves to take longs walks on the beach, gardening, fishing with her husband and spending time with her fur babies and family. She loves working with her clients to provide a superior product and excellent customer service!