Ewing names Schnautz national sales manager for turf products

Ewing recently named Kevin Schnautz as national sales manager for turf products. In his new role, Schnautz will manage a U.S. network of sales representatives for Ewing’s Turf Products Division encompassing agronomic, erosion control and sports field products.

Schnautz joins Andy Keeton, national product manager for the Turf Products Division, in shaping Ewing’s sales strategy for the division. Keeton’s focus is on regional turf products inventory strategy, vendor relations, merchandising and marketing programs, and other product related issues.

Specializing in turf maintenance and sports turf management, Schnautz previously served as Ewing’s agronomist and turf products sales representative in Central Texas, providing contractor and employee training in turf management and best practices, and assisting with regional turf product selection and merchandising.

Prior to joining Ewing in 2004, Schnautz served as store manager for a large Green Industry supplier and was responsible for daily operations and increasing market share for agronomic products.

He is a member of the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA) and the Texas Turfgrass Association (TTA). He holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture business from Texas A&M University.

Schnautz is based out of Ewing’s South Austin, Tex., branch at 9000 S. Congress Ave.