For Immediate Release
July 21, 2014
Kansas City, MO
PBI-Gordon Corporation is pleased to announce a new professional sales staff addition for the upper Midwest territory. Jeff Schmidt will now represent Gordon's® Professional in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Schmidt has been involved in the turf industry since 1991, serving in capacities ranging from assistant superintendent at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., to helping fellow turf pros as territory manager for Reinders, Inc.
"Jeff Schmidt will be a tremendous asset to our sales team," says Mark Miller, Vice President of Professional Products & Agricultural Sales for the PBI-Gordon turf and ornamental business. "His experience in the golf and professional turf industries give him the knowledge and expertise needed to provide exceptional service to our customers."
Schmidt earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University, majoring in horticulture with an emphasis in turf. A native Minnesotan, Jeff and his family reside in suburban Minneapolis.
With a line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators and other products, PBI-Gordon Corporation is a national leader in the professional turf and ornamental management industry. The company also develops and markets products for the consumer lawn, garden, and farm and ranch markets, as well as animal health and grooming in the consumer and veterinary markets. Based in Kansas City, Mo., PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned. For information on PBI-Gordon, visit PBIGordon.com, and for information on the company's professional chemical products, visit GordonsProfessional.com or call 800.884.3179.
Mary Ellen Scheib