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.

Justin Reddy

President

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)

John Bogosian
John Bogosian

Chief Financial Officer

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 (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 (2010-Present)

COO
Guido Vliegen

Chief Operating Officer

Guido Vliegen is an accomplished C-Level executive, with broad experience in global sales, marketing, production, as well as research and development of performance materials.

Originally from the Netherlands, Guido has lived and worked in Europe and the USA. In 2005, Guido moved to Georgia, U.S.A. to drive the strategy and integration of a newly acquired large American business unit of personal protective textiles for TenCate.

Later, Guido was Global Group Director for TenCate Grass for TenCate’s global synthetic grass division. He drove the transformation of the global business into a full-fledged leading supplier of components and finished products.

Most recently, Guido was a partner with B2B CFO® helping privately held small & medium sized businesses to increase and realize their value potential.

Guido holds an MBA / MSc from Eindhoven University of Technology.

Sprinturf (2018 – 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 (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 (2010 – 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 (2017 – Present)