Crowther, Lehr, Quinlan join PBI-Gordon

PBI-Gordon has three new sales representatives as Matthew Crowther, Sean Leh and Chris Quinlan have joined the company.

According to Tim Demerath, vice president of sales for PBI-Gordon Corporation, “Matthew, Sean, and Chris bring a wealth of technical knowledge to PBI-Gordon. We are thrilled to have them on our team and are confident our customers will not only benefit from their expertise but also from their ability to foster deep relationships with our partners.”

Matthew Crowther

Crowther will manage all sales initiatives for golf course, sports turf, lawn care, and landscape maintenance customers in the northeastern U.S.

Crowther brings more than 30 years of golf and professional turf expertise to his new role. Before joining PBI-Gordon, he was the Certified Golf Course Superintendent at Cape Cod Country Club in Falmouth, Mass. Previously, he was a Certified Golf Course Superintendent and facilities manager at Mink Meadows Golf Club in Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.

A member of several golf course superintendent associations, Crowther was awarded the GCSAA President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship in 2020 and was a finalist for the TurfNet Superintendent of the Year in 2015.

Crowther earned his Bachelor of Science degree in turfgrass management and urban horticulture from the University of Rhode Island.

Sean Leh

Lehr will lead golf, landscape, professional lawn care, and agriculture sales for PBI-Gordon customers and distributors in Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas.

With more than 25 years of expertise in the turf and ornamental industry, Lehr was most recently district sales manager at Wilbur-Ellis Company and has held sales positions with Koch Turf & Ornamental, J.R. Simplot Co. and Mears Fertilizer.

Lehr holds a Bachelor of Science degree in turfgrass management from Kansas State University.

Chris Quinlan

Quinlan will lead sales initiatives for golf course, sports turf, lawn care, and landscape maintenance customers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

Quinlan comes to PBI-Gordon from Profile Products, where he was a sales representative for the Illinois-based company. His 25-year sales career also includes a territory sales management position with Barenburg.

Quinlan holds a Bachelor of Arts in marketing from the University of St. Thomas and completed the Michigan State University turfgrass management program.