Spectra Sports Surfaces today announced the addition of Charlie Meeks to the Management Team. He will serve as Director of Operations, primarily responsible for the quality of installations and services provided to our clients and potential clients.

Mr. Meeks has more than 20 years experience in the athletics industry, including construction of athletic fields, running tracks, baseball facilities and numerous other sports related projects. As manager of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Soccer Team, Charlie traveled abroad to further the development of our athletes’ training programs, including the development of high performance synthetic turf surfaces. Charlie’s relationships in the Athletics Industry are numerous at the highest levels of management of professional and collegiate programs. Mr. Meeks was formerly President of Turbo Link International, a sports facilities specialties contractor.

Greg Roscoe, General Manager of Spectra Sports Surfaces said: “We are fortunate to add Charlie to our team. Charlie’s reputation for ethics, quality and attention to detail is unmatched in this business. He shares the values of our mission to provide the safest, highest quality sports surfacing for athletes of all ages and at all levels. The benefit of getting young people outdoors and engaged in sport and recreation is underappreciated in our society these days. By providing greater access to sports facilities, we are building stronger, happier and healthier citizens.

Charlie has always been a leader in this worthy endeavor.”

Charlie Meeks adds, “I have had the opportunity to work with other firms in the sports industry, but have never found the right fit for my personal goals. The Spectra philosophy, stability and strategy provides me the opportunity make a difference in the lives of athletes at all levels on a large scale. I am particularly impressed with Spectra’s ability and commitment to service clients through their vast dealer network.”

Spectra Sports Surfaces (www.spectrasport.com) is a business unit of Spectra Contract Flooring, a wholly owned division of Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer. Shaw Industries is a Berkshire Hathaway company. Spectra Contract Flooring adds stability, reliability and quality to all markets served, including the fast growing synthetic turf and playground industries.

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