Marquise Pools, LLC




Our Team
Marquise Pools is recognized as one of the most innovative custom pool builders in the industry. Through our unique and comprehensive approach to design, pools and outdoor living spaces are integrated seamlessly with your home and landscaping. Our professional team is comprised of registered Landscape Architects, pool industry veterans and top-notch service technicians.

From the initial design concept through construction and beyond, Marquise Pools has the expertise to give clients the best the industry has to offer.
 

Greg Watson
Greg Watson
Greg Watson has built over a thousand awesome custom pools in the greater Houston area over the past 15 years. As Project Manager for Marquise Pools, his unparalleled attention to detail and commitment to excellence ensure that every project is top notch. In 2001, Greg and his business partner, Landscape Architect Chris Smith, founded Marquise Pools around the belief that that innovative design, quality construction, and great service are the three key components homeowners deserve when building a swimming pool. The vision from the beginning for Marquise Pools was to leverage the Landscape Architectural approach to residential master planning and construction.

E-Mail: greg@marquisepools.com

 

Christopher Smith
Christopher D. Smith, ASLA
Chris Smith is one of the partners for Marquise Pools, He has a BS Degree in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University, he is registered with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners License # 2185, he also holds an associate’s degree in Horticulture from Oklahoma State University. Chris goes out of his way to create unique and innovative master plans that are tailored to the various lifestyles of his clients. The flow of his master plans seamlessly overlap the poolscape, planting palette, outdoor living systems, and lighting effects into one cohesive and functional plan. Chris meets with the design team weekly to motivate, innovate, and re-charge the entire studio’s energy.

Chris’s master plans are highly recognizable in the industry, and they truly are a unique work of art and function. Artistry many times comes from within and not a learned gift, yes the
professional degree helps business flow, but true artistic abilities come from above.

Chris loves Hunting, Fishing, Golfing, and most of all having fun with his family.

E-Mail: chris@marquisepools.com

 

Dave McCorquodale
Dave McCorquodale
Dave is a Registered Landscape Architect and holds degrees in Landscape Architecture, Natural Resources & Environmental Science, and Regional and Community Planning from Kansas State University. After spending nine years in Kansas, he returned to his native southeast Texas and joined Marquise Pools in 2005. Dave’s approach to design combines aspects of different design styles, resulting in projects that are among the best in the industry.

Active in the civic community of Montgomery, Texas since relocating there with his family in 2005, Dave is Chairman of the Planning & Zoning Commission and serves on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery Industrial Development Corporation.


E-Mail: dave@marquisepools.com

 

Polly Uselton
Polly Uselton
Upon returning from Europe, Polly Uselton reconnected with past colleagues by joining the design team at Marquise Pools. Her experience includes leading the design and sales side of B2 Pools where she also owned and managed a swimming pool service and remodeling business that partnered with B2. Her award winning design and sales of residential pools is combined with large-scale, engineered commercial design and installation of 50-meter competitive swimming pools and community pools with integrated water playgrounds.

She was personally invited to attend the first “Genesis 3” international conference fortechnically challenging, upscale pool design, earning her a certificate in the same. She has 
further qualified her experience with informal education for design and implementation with large California & Florida commercial and residential pool builders for difficult swimming pool construction applications.

E-Mail: polly@marquisepools.com

 

Narcisa Parrales
Narcisa Parrales
Ms. Narcisa Parrales is an Architect and has a Masters degree from the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University. She is also an Associate member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

Her experience includes work with both public and private firms in Texas, Louisiana and Ecuador.

Ms. Parrales passion revolves around the intersections between transitional environments, evolving technology, and adaptable human experience. Her research focuses on blending traditional and cutting-edge representation techniques, developing new methods for geographic information systems (GIS) at the site scale, and the use of different up-to-date software like AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp and recently she has learned Pool Studio.


Narcisa is currently studying for her landscape architecture license and for her LEED AP Certification. 

E-Mail: narcisa@marquisepools.com
 

 




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