Craig has been with Turfmaster since its inception in 1991 and holds his own Lawn & Ornamental license. He's spent the last 35 years in the pest control industry, so absolutely knows his stuff! Craig oversees many technicians in the lawn division, and visits customer's lawns to address the more difficult problems that arise.
On a more personal note: Craig has lived in Manatee County since he was 4 months old. He is married, has 3 children, and a granddaughter and grandson! The family enjoys... read more
We are fortunate to have added Nate to our team! He will be treating in the Sarasota region as he is very familiar with this area. After many weeks of training with our Route Supervisor Jonah, Nate is ready to get his hands dirty. He is already showing us great qualities and has caught on extremely fast to the "Turfmaster Way" of doing things. We are excited to see his tenacity & efforts reflect in our customer's lawns!
On a more personal note: Nate is originally from Stuttgart Germany but... read more
Lance has been with Turfmaster since 2007, and works in the Lakewood Ranch and SR 64 areas. Lance likes to build a solid relationship with each of his customers.
On a more personal note: Lance was born in Sugarcreek, Ohio, and has lived in Sarasota for over 20 years. In his spare time, he likes to play disc golf and his guitar. He also does freelance PC computer repair and spends time with his pets.... read more
David came to Turfmaster in 2011, and immediately showed great promise. David stepped into the route of a retiring employee who had been with us over 10 years. Those were some big shoes to fill, but David has worked hard to make sure his customers maintain the high level of service they have come to expect.
On a more personal note: David is a native of Sarasota and a football fan; his favorite teams being The Dallas Cowboys and FSU Seminoles. David also has a good time playing softball and raci... read more
Drew has been with our company since 2005, and has proven himself to be a valued employee. He was recently transferred from Sarasota to our northernmost route in Parrish/Palmetto. Drew brings to his customers both knowledge and easy approach-ability, and is constantly taking the initiative to learn more about his chosen profession. We're sure he will be well received in his new territory!
On a more personal note: Drew, a native of Sarasota, enjoys camping, computers, disc golf, muscle cars, c... read more
Jeremy came to Turfmaster after having previously worked for a landscaping company. He brought experience and knowledge, especially when it comes to Florida's plants and palm trees. He enjoys what he does and it reflects in his performance, which has helped Jeremy to build great relationships with his customers. Turfmaster is lucky to have him!!
On a more personal note: Jeremy is originally from Michigan but has lived here since he was only 2 years old. When not working he spends time with his ... read more
Richard came to us in 2013 with little experience in the industry. Between his initial and continual training, he has proved to be diligent, hardworking, and a quick learner. He has a smile on his face every day, and honestly loves to work here. His exuberance makes him a favorite with both his customers and his co-workers. In 2017, Richard was moved to a northern route to take over for a technician who made a career change. This is not an easy task, but he has handled the transition wel... read more
Matt has completely mastered Route 3 and came to us with many years of valuable experience! Referred by other veteran employees, he has already been out on the road and has displayed his very extensive Lawn & Ornamental knowledge. Being a Venice Florida native, he knows exactly what we deal with here all the way from the Lawn destroying insects to various climate struggles. We are excited to see how he applies all of this to his work. We have a great feeling his customers will be very please... read more
John started at Turfmaster with 4 years of experience in the lawn & ornamental field. John takes care of one of our larger routes - primarily in Panther Ridge and surrounding areas. He loves to work outdoors and works hard at creating a solid relationship between himself and his customers. We're sure he will continue to do a great job in his territory!
On a more personal note: John comes from Michigan originally, but has lived in Sarasota for 7 years. He continues to root for his favori... read more
Jonah has been with Turfmaster since 2002. His first 11 years with us was spent as a route technician mainly in Panther Ridge and surrounding areas, but was promoted to a supervisory position in 2013. Obviously in his many years here, he has become quite knowledgeable and maintains a great working relationship with both his customers and our other technicians. Jonah's done a wonderful job as a supervisor to the technician's he oversees from Clark Rd south to Rotonda.
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Trey has been part of Turfmaster Lawn family now since 2016! He comes to us having been in the industry for over 4 years and after training with Jonah and Andy, he was ready to get out on his own. He was soon getting great reviews from customers that he met and spoken with, we are pleased he is part of our team.
On a more personal note: Trey was born in Texas but has lived in Sarasota since 2015. He is married with 3 beautiful children! Along with 2 dogs, a Cockapoo and a cute little mi... read more
Adam started with us in 2004 and has worked in the Venice/Nokomis area during this time. He has been active in the lawn and landscape industry since he was 16, so is well acquainted with our area's plants and grasses. Adam says he loves the work and strives to build a great relationship with each of his customers. He makes it priority #1 to keep his customers well-informed and happy. It shows!
On a more personal note: Adam is a native of Florida; born and raised in North Port, but has been in S... read more
Anthony has been with us since 2015, and has become a huge asset to our team! He works in the Palmer Ranch, Osprey, and Nokomis areas. If you see him, stop to talk with him a bit - we're sure you'll be as impressed as we are!
On a more personal note: Anthony was raised in Florida, so like our other resident natives, he is familiar with Florida's turf, plants, and palms. He's also an avid sports fan, and especially enjoys New York Jets football, UFC fighter Robbie Lawler, and boxing classic Mike... read more
Reese aka "Fertdog" has now been with Turfmaster for over 2 years! He has trained extensively in many departments and is a vital member of our team. Wearing many hats in the office, Reese has been known to be "Mail Carrier", "Mascot", "Office Security", "Inner Office Messenger" as well as "Food Poison Tester". We don't know what we'd do without him! A constant source of joy!
On A Personal Note: When Reese is not hard at work, he enjoys frequent belly rubs, long relaxing naps, charming the off... read more
Paul has been with our family here at Turfmaster for a year now! Having previous knowledge of the industry, he took to training effortlessly! Instantly earning the respect of his fellow Lawn Technicians and Route Supervisors. Paul is servicing one of our Northern Routes and was very excited to get out there and get to know his customers. Having lived in Southwest Florida for the last 18 years, he is very familiar with our tropical vegetation. Fantastic advantage in this line of work! On A More... read more
Phil be will taking over one of our Venice, Nokomis & Osprey area routes. Having gotten the opportunity to train with the previous Route Tech and the Route Supervisor, he is going into his new field with totally prepared and supported by his teammates! Another employee with 20 years of Florida residency, Phil is quick to recognize our beautiful plants, palms and turf types. This always makes it so much easier to learn the numerous and extremely detailed treatment procedures. Our Owner and Ph... read more
We are happy to have Stephen Trimble as part of our Turfmaster Team! Having 5 years of experience in the industry, Stephen really enjoys his work and has a habit of doing more than what is expected of him. What more can Turfmaster ask for?! Stephen's motto is: "I will do everything that I can to ensure the best results possible from our treatments." We are excited to have Stephen on our team to provide our wonderful customers with such great services! His aim to go above and beyond is reflected ... read more
David is new to our industry and after a couple months of training with our route supervisor Jonah, and riding along with many of our seasoned technicians, David has set out on his own, covering areas North and South. David, being a quick learner, picked up very easily on what we do to maintain beautiful lawn and plants with our customer's accounts. He is very outgoing and enjoys working with customers to build a comfortable and trusting relationship. We look forward to many years ahead with Da... read more