Stephen Lord, former Head Groundskeeper for the Cincinnati Reds, has joined Advanced Turf Solutions as a sales representative. Lord will serve the sports field and lawn and landscape markets in Southeastern Michigan.
Lord, a Certified Sports Field Manager, previously spent six years as the Head Groundskeeper for the Cincinnati Reds. He also spent eight years as an assistant groundskeeper at the professional level, including a position as the Assistant Director MLB Grounds for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club.
A graduate of Michigan State University, Lord holds a Bachelor of Arts in General Management and a Bachelor of Science in Crop and Soil Science- Turfgrass Management Concentration. Lord is a member of the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and has been a Committee Member for over a decade. He has also held the position of Director of Professional Facilities in 2019 and 2020. Lord has also been a member of the Ohio STMA since 2015 and Director of Professional Facilities since 2016.
About Advanced Turf Solutions:
Founded in 2001, Advanced Turf Solutions is an independent and employee-owned distributor serving turf managers in the golf, sports field, and lawn and landscape markets. More at advancedturf.com.