About Us

Meet our team

When you buy a pool from Munie Leisure Center you are buying the best from the best. Here’s a little bit about us:

Stephen Nelson
General Manager
234-8004 x127 Stephen has experience building pools; at the distribution level, selling pools wholesale; and as the Purchasing agent and currently General Manager of Munie Leisure Center. He is also currently on the Board of the St. Louis Chapter of our trade organization, the APSP. Stephen is an alumni of the University of Missouri (we try not to hold that against him) and served in the U.S. Navy .He has been married for 20 years to his lovely wife, Anita, and is the proud father of two kids, Ian and Anna.


Julie Thompson
Service Manager
234-8004 x124Julie is the original member of Munie Leisure Center. She came with the company when it was bought from Wayne Munie 20 years ago. Over the course of her career, Julie has sold everything we have ever offered and taken care of literally hundreds of customers. Currently, Julie keeps our service team organized and firing on all cylinders.  Matt, Lauren and Abby call Julie Mom.And for you Packers fans, come in and check out Julie’s office. Go Pack!


Chris Short
Retail Manager
234-8004 x129 Chris is a 14-year veteran of the pool and hot tub industry. He has been through numerous manufacturers’ training courses, including water chemistry, and has earned his CPO (Certified Pool Operator) Certificate. He has been married for 12 year to his wonderful bride, KaLonny, and is the father of three children, Garrett (11), Teagon (9), and Mari (6).


Teresa Wisdom
234-8004 x133 As part of her job, Teresa has become a master at QuickBooks Accounting and has assisted other swimming pool companies in setlting their books. Prior to coming to Munie Leisure Center, Teresa served in the Air Force, including a tour during Operation Desert Storm.
She has been married to Jeff Wisdom for 21 years and together they are raising two children, Alyssa and Drew.