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com Education: Experience: The Stockbridge School of Agriculture – University of Massachusetts Associate of Science Degree – 1993 - Major: Turfgrass Management
Oak Hills Park Golf Course – Norwalk, Connecticut Assistant Superintendent ( March 2011 – May 2012 ) Engaged in all aspects of the golf course maintenance operation: irrigation management, cultural practices, crew supervision, pesticide and fertilizer applications, course renovation projects, daily course set up, snow removal, record keeping and reporting, purchasing, and tree work. Sorensen Lawn Care and Landscaping – Guilford, Connecticut Crew Foreman ( June 2010 – March 2011 ) A full service property maintenance company servicing the Connecticut shoreline focused on formal gardens and lawn care. Redstone Golf Club – Humble, Texas Irrigation Specialist ( November 2009 – June 2010 ) Used my extensive knowledge of golf course irrigation while gaining valuable experience with warm season turfgrass and PGA tournament preparations. The Tournament course hosts the Shell Houston Open and is one of the top ranked courses in Texas. Chicago Bridge and Iron – Quintero, Chile Materials Coordinator ( March 2008 – September 2009 ) Supervised a construction materials warehouse responsible for receiving, inventorying, and issuing construction materials for a liquefied natural gas import/export terminal construction project. My organizational skills helped me to coordinate materials for this $880 million dollar project while becoming conversational in Spanish. I was responsible for daily safety meetings and staff training. Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Golf Course – London, United Kingdom Consulting Superintendent ( June 2007 – December 2007 ) Worked closely with the superintendent on improving maintenance standards and procedures, irrigation system upgrades, and fine tuning their fertilizer-pesticide programs. I was also instrumental on several bunker renovation and drainage projects. Deep Cliff Golf Course - CourseCo – Cupertino, California Superintendent ( July 2000 – April 2007 ) Responsibilities included all aspects of the golf course maintenance operation; personnel management, annual operating budget and monthly forecasting, purchasing, scheduling and maintenance of irrigation system, pesticide applications and related reporting, and compliance with regulatory issues. Worked closely with the GM to manage the operation in a fiscally responsible and professional manner. We achieved Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary certification in 2005 under my direction. Major improvements in the bentgrass/poa annua greens and kikuyu/ryegrass fairways were realized during my tenure. We also renovated numerous bunkers, tees, and cart paths. Other projects included upgrading to a Toro LTC plus irrigation control system, adding drainage on almost every hole, installation of native areas and course landscaping and root pruning trees encroaching on playing surfaces. Barbara Worth Resort – International Golf Maintenance – Holtville, California Superintendent ( March 2000 – July 2000 ) Responsible for all aspects of golf course maintenance as well as the resort grounds, gardens, pools and spa. Rancho Del Pueblo - CourseCo - San Jose, California Assistant Superintendent ( July 1999 – March 2000 ) Instrumental during the grow-in of the Dominant bentgrass greens and Mirage bermudagrass fairways and tees. Crystal Springs Golf Course - CourseCo - Burlingame, California Assistant Superintendent ( February 1999 - July 1999 ) Responsible for maintenance crew supervision and maintaining courses award winning environmental monitoring program. We also completed the installation of a new Toro LTC plus irrigation system. Taconic Golf Club – Williamstown, Massachusetts Assistant Superintendent ( March 1997 - February 1999 ) Foreman ( July 1994 - March 1997 ) Involved with all aspects of providing championship conditions on a daily basis. We installed a new Toro irrigation system and hosted the USGA Senior Amateur Championship during my tenure. The Avon Golf Club – Avon, Connecticut Foreman – Spray Technician ( July 1993 – July 1994 ) Duties included fertilizer and pesticide applications as well as crew supervision during numerous course renovation projects. The Stanwich Club – Greenwich, Connecticut Turfgrass Management Intern ( July 1992–October 1992 ) Cliffside Country Club – Simsbury, Connecticut Turfgrass Management Intern ( March 1991–September 1991 ) Organizations: Licenses: Languages: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Connecticut Pesticide Applicator Certificate Functional Spanish