2021 Operations Award Winners
Advanced Turf Solutions recently held its annual operations meeting. The two days of training and team-building concluded with an awards banquet to recognize exceptional contributions from our operations employees in 2021.
Please join us in congratulating this year’s award winners!
The Spotlight Award is reserved for operations team members who exemplify excellent service, not only to our customers but to Advanced Turf Solutions as well. Team members are nominated by their facility managers, then candidates are submitted to regional managers for final selection.
The following individuals were honored with the esteemed Spotlight Awards for exceptional job performance.
Regional Facility Manager of the Year Awards
A facility manager in each of our three regions is recognized for their exceptional leadership and service to their teams. The following managers were honored with the Regional Facility Manager of the Year award.
Facility Manager of the Year
Our overall Facility Manager of the Year is selected from the three Regional Facility Manager of the Year award winners. Congratulations to Kevin Fregien for being honored with this award.
Operations Employee of the Year
The Operations Employee of the Year is selected by the executive team to recognize an operations employee, regardless of their role. Congratulations to Rob Bennett for receiving this honor.
We also honored the operations employees who are celebrating milestone work anniversaries this year. We’re grateful for their loyal service to Advanced Turf Solutions.
- Jim Stewart, Facility Manager in Monroeville, Pennsylvania
- Dylan Staley, Driver in Fishers, Indiana
- Greg Reed, Driver in Fishers, Indiana
- Keith Blondell, Driver in Wheeling, Illinois
- Jeffrey Plank, Driver in St. Peters, Missouri
- Dale Rathert, Driver in St. Peters, Missouri
- Nelson Martinez, Facility Manager in Wheeling, Illinois
- Dawn Hess, Operations Administrative Assistant
- Mike Mandak, Regional Operations Manager in North/East Region
- Ryan Baker, Driver in Columbus, Ohio
- Scott Brazina, Driver in Brecksville, Ohio
- Jim Stoller, Facility Manager in Elkhart, Indiana
Thank you to all of our hard-working employees! We truly could not do this without you.
Vice President of Operations