2022 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 2022.
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 every year. 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. This year, we had an unbreakable tie between Andrew Heller and Jim Stoller. Congratulations to both gentlemen 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 Pat Kelley 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.
- Kevin Fregien, Facility Manager in Madison, WI
- Matt Hale, Class B Driver in Louisville, KY
- Chris Libbert, Class B Driver in Columbia, MO
- Austin Miller, Assistant Facility Manager in Columbus, OH
- John Painter, Facility Manager in Cape Girardeau, MO
- Andrew Palmer, Facility Manager in Columbia, MO
- Norm Rosinkski, Class A Driver in Traverse City, MI
- Tom Salkowski, Assistant Facility Manager in St. Peters, MO
- Ron Schultz, Class B Driver in Farmington Hills, MI
- Jim Tunney, Facility Manager in Farmington Hills, MI
- Jason Winans, Facility Manager in St. Peters, MO
- Rob Buckner, Director of Operations in Fishers, IN
- Scott Dodson, Assistant Facility Manager in Fishers, IN
- Doug Gault, Class B Driver/Counter Sales in Louisville, KY
- Peter Schmidt, Facility Manager in Louisville, KY
- Pat Kelley, Ancillary Product Manager in Lebanon, IN
Thank you to all of our hard-working operations employees! We truly could not do this without you.
Vice President of Operations