FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2014ProGrass, LLC Announces New Chief Operating Officer
Pittsburgh based synthetic turf company, ProGrass, LLC appoints Mark Weightman as COO
Pittsburgh, PA – ProGrass, LLC is pleased to announce, effective Jan. 24, Mark Weightman as the new Chief Operating Officer. Weightman has been with ProGrass close to ten years and most recently held the position of Vice President of Management Operations. With this new position, Weightman will oversee all company operations.
“Mark has been a big part of our success story here at ProGrass,” said ProGrass President Robert W. Thomas. “He has accepted many new responsibilities over the years and has orchestrated those responsibilities above and beyond expectation. Mark has demonstrated strong leadership qualities and truly understands what we need to accomplish as an industry leading company in the synthetic turf market. It’s with great pride that we position Mark as the new COO of ProGrass LLC.”
“ProGrass works hard to set itself apart from its competitors and I’m looking forward to the new position and being able to help the company continue to grow and increase revenue share within the industry,” said Weightman. “I’ll be working closely with all departments including Estimating, Contracts, Installation, Accounting, R&D, and Sales.”
“We strive to create partnerships with our clients and we maintain contact with them throughout the life of the turf after installation,” said Weightman. “We offer a very high quality turf with a life cycle higher than anyone else in the industry offers and, we’re an extremely innovative company always looking to improve and develop new products and services.”
Weightman holds a MBA with an emphasis in international business as well as a bachelor’s degree in communications from Point Park University. He’s also a member of Synthetic Turf Council and is on the Council’s Certification Task Force.
Under the same majority ownership since day one, ProGrass, LLC is a Limited Liability Company, based in the United States, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has emerged as one of the preeminent names in the synthetic turf industry. For the past 12 years, ProGrass has manufactured and installed over 500 full size fields. More information on ProGrass, LLC and their products can be found at www.prograssturf.com.
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