Stephen Lord, former head groundskeeper for the Cincinnati Reds, has joined Advanced Turf Solutions as a sales representative. Lord will serve the sports field and lawn and landscape markets in southeastern Michigan.
Lord, a Certified Sports Field Manager, previously spent six years as the head groundskeeper for the Cincinnati Reds. He also spent eight years as an assistant groundskeeper at the professional level, including a position as assistant director MLB grounds for the Texas Rangers.
A graduate of Michigan State University, Lord holds a bachelor of arts in General Management and a bachelor of science in Crop and Soil Science – Turfgrass Management Concentration. Lord is a member of the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and has been a committee member for more than a decade. He has also held the position of director of professional facilities in 2019 and 2020. Lord has also been a member of the Ohio STMA since 2015 and director of professional facilities since 2016.
About Advanced Turf Solutions:
Founded in 2001, Advanced Turf Solutions is an independent and employee-owned distributor serving turf managers in the golf, sports field, and lawn and landscape markets.