Profiles

Rom Reddy
Rom Reddy

Managing Partner/CEO

MBA – Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Exxon Chemical (1980-1991) – 5 locations – Financing, manufacturing and marketing of chemicals – Started up a Dow/Exxon joint venture and served as GM.

Purchased Exxon’s PP fabric business in 1991 – Grew from $38M to $128M in 4 years.

Limited partner and consultant for private equity funds – 1995-present.

Started Nexcel Synthetics in 1997; PP carpet backing, PP fibers/yarns, PE/PP artificial turf – Grew from $400K in 1997 to $60M in 2004 – Sold to Blue Point Capital in 2004 – Purchased back as ITS in 2010. American Synthetics (americansynthetics.org) – Formed in 2009 in Charleston, SC – Producing polywoven packaging.

ITS purchased back Nexcel assets in 2010 in conjunction with Northstar Capital. ITS purchased Sprinturf in August 2010 to form first fully integrated turf company.

John Bogosian
John Bogosian

Chief Operating Officer/CFO

B.A. Chemistry, B. S. Chemical Engineering – University of Missouri

MBA Temple University.

Monsanto and its spinoff Solutia Inc. – 15 years in Operations & Business Management Roles.

Biolab, Inc. – Vice President of Worldwide Operations – A $700M specialty chemical consumer products business.

Lynx Chemical Company (2005-2007) – President/CEO – a $50M specialty chemical company.

Nexcel Synthetics – (2007-2009) – President/CEO.

Integrated Turf Solutions (Jan 2010 – Aug 2010) – Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer.

Sprinturf (Aug. 2010 – Present).

Bruce Cheskin
Bruce Cheskin

Executive Vice President

Attended Lynchburg College.

Attended Temple University.

Sportec USA Inc. (1997- 1999) – President – Physical structure development – design and construction.

Specialty Surfaces International (1999 – 2009) – Senior Vice President – Sales and installation of sport surfaces.

Liberty Sports, LLC (2009 – 2010) – President.

Sprinturf (Aug. 2010-present)

Webb Cook

National Sales Director

BS, Political Science – Syracuse University.

JD, Washington & Lee University.

Hummer Turfgrass Systems (1996 – 2002) – VP of Sales.

A-Turf, Inc. (2002 – 2009) – Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Liberty Sports, LLC (2009 – 2010) – Executive Vice President.

Sprinturf (Aug. 2010-present)

Jeff Hathcock
Jeff Hathcock

Manufacturing Director

Attended Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA.

Fruit of the Loom (1978 – 1993) – 4 locations – Managed all facets of yarn manufacturing – Last assignment served as a plant manager.

The Dixie Group (1993 – 2001) – 2 locations – Served as plant manager – Managed all facets of yarn manufacturing including product development.

TenCate (2001 – 2008) – Plant Manager – Managed the operations a of PE & PP yarn extrusion plant.

Nexcel Synthetics (2008 – 2009) – Plant Manager – Managed operations of PE, PP, & Nylon extrusion plant.

Integrated Turf Solutions – (2010 – present) – Plant Manager.

Sprinturf (Aug. 2010 – present).

Harry Salomons

General Manager, Landscape

Omnisport International (1979 – 1992) – General Manager.

Edel Grass America (1992 – 1995) – General manager.

SRI SPorts/Astroturf (1995 – 2003) – Managing Director – International.

Sportexe (2004 – 2006) – Vice President, Sales Worldwide.

Tiger Sports America (2006 – 2010) – CEO – Created Manufacturing Facility).

Sprinturf (Aug. 2010 – present).

Justin Reddy

Vice President, Manufacturing

B.S.E. Bioengineering – University of Pennsylvania

MBA – Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

Hyde Engineering and Consulting (2005 – 2008)

Project P&L responsibility for 20% of corporate revenue

AT&T (2010 – 2016) – Strong business operations experience including graduating from 2 year Leadership Development Program, building and leading two new Customer Service Desks, serving as Senior Strategist for Internet of Things division and ensuring profitability as Lead Finance Manager for Internet of Things division

Sprinturf (2016 – Present)

Marc Belluomini

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

BS, Construction Technology, Northern Michigan University

L.M.S. (1996 – 2002) – General Manager

SRI Sports, Inc. (2002 – 2004) – Western Regional Manager

Sportexe, Inc. (2004 – 2007) – Central/Western Regional Manager

Sportexe, Inc. (2007 – 2009) – Chief Sales Officer

Sportexe, Inc. (2009 – 2011) – Vice President Sales

Shaw Sports Turf (2011 – 2012) – Senior Vice President Sales

Hellas Sports Construction (2012 – 2015) Vice President Sales & Marketing

UBU (2015 – 2016) Chief Operating Officer

Sprinturf (Jan. 2017 – present)