At Cypress Custom Pools, we’re dedicated to providing our clients with a pool building experience like no other, and that starts with having professionals you can trust to get the job done. We are composed of a number of experienced and qualified professionals who are dedicated to providing clients with an unforgettable pool design and building experience, and we understand the importance of providing a quality product and quality service that is unmatched throughout the area. We take pride in bettering ourselves through industry involvement in an effort to best serve you, and we look forward to closely working with you. Please take a few minutes to get to know a little more about us by reading below.

Brian Whitlock


Brian Whitlock, President

Brian Whitlock was born and raised in the Houston area. He attended Cypress Creek High School and began his career in the pool business in the summer of 1984. Brian worked numerous positions in the pool industry until he worked his way up to the top and started Cypress Custom Pools in March of 1995. Brian is married to Lisa Whitlock and they are raising three wonderful sons, Jonathan, Matthew, and Christopher. Brian is also active in supporting local sponsorships with schools, sports, and numerous charities.

Gary Curiel

Sales & Design

Gary Curiel, Sales & Design

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AJ Jimenez

Project Manager

AJ Jimenez, Project Manager

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Joe Ortez

Project Manager

Joe Ortez, Project Manager

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Kyle Zessin

Service Manager

Kyle Zessin, Service Manager

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Susan Rodriguez

Office Manager

Susan Rodriguez, Office Manager

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Lauren Mark


Lauren Mark, Designer

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LeAnna Batts


LeAnna Batts, Designer

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Brya Malloch

Landscape Architect

Brya Malloch, Landscape Architect

Bryan Malloch is a native to the Cypress area and graduated from Cy Fair High School. Bryan moved on to attend Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture. Bryan has brought previous experience to Cypress Custom Pools in project management of large scale residential design. He enjoys the one on one client relationship provided by the residential industry and is focused on finding the happy medium between form, function, and budget.

Celeste Curiel

Administrative Assistant

Celeste Curiel, Administrative Assistant

Celeste has been with Cypress Custom Pools since 2011. Celeste is the wife of Gary Curiel in Sales.  Celeste is currently attending college to become a registered dietitian. Celeste was born and raised in Sacramento, CA., and came to Houston in 2011.  When Celeste is not a work she enjoys photography and painting.