Barenbrug USA has hired Chris Quinlan as the new turf territory manager for the Midwest region. Quinlan will be responsible for professional turf sales and supporting distribution in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Joining Barenbrug USA from Becker Underwood, Quinlan served as senior territory manager for over 12 years. At Becker Underwood he was responsible for the turf, industrial vegetation management, agriculture and greenhouse markets in the Midwest and West. He also spent five years as assistant golf course superintendent in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Furthermore, he spent five years as distributor territory manager serving the horticulture business in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Quinlan has a BA in marketing from University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He also holds a two-year certificate from Michigan State University in turfgrass management.