Our Story

Tulsa Pools | Sierra Pools | Headshots - Tammy & PaulSierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa is a family owned and operated company and was founded in 2007 by Paul Bemies and his wife Tammy Bemies in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Paul grew up in Bixby Oklahoma and was raised by Jan and Clyde Bemies who began the spirit of entrepeneurship that has carried down through the generations of the Bemies family. Learning from his parents, Paul started his first business when he was just 10  years old selling crawdads, and since then he has been the successful owner and operator of multiple businesses in the Tulsa area. Together with his parents, he ran a daycare in Tulsa that grew to 3 locations and is still in operation today. He now runs a successful construction cleanup company along with Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa.   After marrying Tammy, he began his construction company which eventually led to the creation of Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa.  

Tulsa Pools | Sierra Pools | Headshots - TammyTammy has always had an eye for design and has been independently hired on multiple interior design projects.  Tammy’s artistic talents have always been a valuable asset to the businesses and she continues to be a guiding force behind pool and backyard design at Sierra Pools and Spas.

Tulsa Pools | Sierra Pools | Headshots - PaulPaul has been in the construction business in Tulsa for over 25 years and has experience in many different areas of construction and home building.  Paul’s time and experience in the construction industry in Tulsa has allowed him to gain a reputation of consistency and dependibility with the custom home builders in the area.  Before starting his current construction cleanup company, Paul built custom homes for a time.  Throughout Paul’s years building custom homes, he noticed a lack of consistency and reliability in the pool building industry.  Holes would be dug in a customer’s back yard and left there for weeks at a time, and pools were not being completed in the timely manner that they could and should be.  Seeing the need for a time efficient pool contractor in the area, Paul and Tammy created Sierra Pools and Spas.  Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa was built on the mission to elevate every customer’s expectation in pool building.  The team at Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa is dedicated to timely and quality construction of pools and is the only pool company in the area that offers a time guarantee on the completion of any pool.   To learn more about our exclusive time guarantee be sure to visit the About page.  

Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa is proud to be a family owned and operated company.  Paul and Tammy’s daughter Rachel Albright, and their son-in-law Cody Albright are co-owners and managers at Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa.  

01Cody and Rachel met through a mutual passion for playing music.  After being in a band together, they became close friends and then began dating. Cody and Rachel shared many interests including the hopes of someday running their own business.  Cody and Rachel were married in October of 2015 and continued to dream about the possibility of operating a business.  After expressing their desire to operate a business, Paul and Tammy made them co-owners and managers of Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa.


Family has always been important to Paul and Tammy and they made sure to instill family values in their children.  Paul and Tammy’s work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit carried down to their oldest daughter Rachel.  Growing up, Rachel worked in her family’s multiple businesses doing everything from teaching at one of the daycares her parents own, to bookkeeping for Sierra Pools and Spas.  Rachel always knew that she wanted to own and run her own business just like her parents had.  After graduating highschool, Rachel moved to Tulsa and worked two jobs to learn everything about business operation.  Now, she has become the head of design and sales at Sierra Pools and Spas and a co-owner of the company with her husband Cody. Through the use of the most progressive 3D design software, Rachel can create a complete design of your home and your backyard along with your dream pool and spa and any landscaping or backyard structures you are interested in.  Then, through the use of a virtual reality headset, Rachel will help you experience what your backyard paradise will look like before construction ever begins.  To see some of Rachel’s design samples be sure to visit the Samples page.   


02Cody grew up in Catoosa, Oklahoma and began working at a local grocery store in the area.  He quickly moved up through the company to become a manager in the store.  Cody’s years of experience as a manager at a top grocery store in the area has provided him with the ability to effectively manage any task that is thrown his way.  Cody is the project manager at Sierra Pools and Spas and commits himself to ensuring that each and every pool is constructed to the highest level of craftsmanship.  No pool project is too big or detailed for Cody to manage.  He is dedicated to building pools that stand up to industry standards and will last our customers a lifetime.  Cody oversees each project to ensure that your pool is built according to your specifications.  No detail will be overlooked in the construction of your pool.  Cody will remain in contact with you through the construction process to make sure that you are well informed and also to ensure that you are satisfied with the process.  To learn more about the construction process be sure to visit the Swimming Pool Construction Process page under the Services tab.  

The team at Sierra Pools and Spas is passionate about creating an excellent customer experience and ensuring 100% customer satisfaction.  Sierra Pools and Spas believes that installing your Tulsa pool should be a smooth and enjoyable process, and that is why they offer every customer a free consultation and free 3D design.  Whatever your backyard dream may be, Sierra Pools and Spas of Tulsa is ready to elevate your expectation and to make that dream a reality!