FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2012ProGrass, LLC welcomes Matthew Riggs to the ProGrass Team
ProGrass, LLC Announces new edition to the company
Pittsburgh based artificial turf company, ProGrass, LLC, welcomes Matthew Riggs as the Southeastern US Regional Sales Manager.
PITTSBURGH, PA, October 22, 2012 –ProGrass, LLC is pleased to announce the hiring of Matthew Riggs as the Southeastern US Sales Manager.
It is with great pleasure that ProGrass welcome Matt Riggs as our Southeastern Regional Sales Manager. ProGrass President Robert Thomas said, "Matt has been a big part in the growth of the synthetic turf industry over the past years and he is well respected by his peers throughout the industry. Matt is a great fit for our sales staff and we will do everything necessary to assist with his success. As a company we were not actively searching for additional sales representatives however when a person of his character and knowledge comes along we could not pass up the opportunity to welcome him to the ProGrass family."
Riggs said, “I am extremely honored to join the ProGrass team and I look forward to the many opportunities that lay ahead of us. It’s a great feeling to be involved with a company that has assembled the right people and products with the professionalism to deliver great service to the customer.”
Todd DeWolfe, VP of Sales and Marketing said, “ProGrass is ecstatic to be able to announce the hiring of Matt Riggs as our Southeastern US Sales Manager. Matt is a very well respected member in the synthetic turf community and he fits perfectly with what ProGrass is accomplishing as a leader in the synthetic turf industry. We welcome Matt to the family and are excited to blend his talents with our growing achievements.”
Matthew Riggs is a graduate of Tusculum College-Greeneville, Tennessee where he received a BA in Business Administration while playing football and baseball.
While working toward his Master’s Degree in Organizational Management, Matt was hired by TenCate Grass North America. Riggs held the position of Senior Account Manager at TenCate for over 6 years. As part of his early training, Matt worked in every stage of fiber production. He also worked closely with the specifying community to ensure that products were being properly specified, and spent time inspecting and studying synthetic turf fields.
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. ProGrass, LLC installations are located from Connecticut to California and Hidalgo, Texas to Barrow, Alaska. More information on ProGrass, LLC and their products can be found at www.prograssturf.com.
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