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.