Arborjet | Ecologel, has announced companywide new hires. Zachary Peterson has been appointed as Midwest Regional Sales Manager. He will be supporting the commercial turf markets across this region. Peterson comes with a wealth of experience in the green industry, most recently as the grounds manager for the Milwaukee Brewers for almost five years. Prior to his time in Milwaukee, Peterson worked at Mariani Landscape in Lake Bluff, Ill. He holds a degree in Turfgrass Management from Purdue University.
Mark Andrews, director of commercial sales at Arborjet | Ecologel, will now lead an invigorated initiative to expand sales opportunities in Canada. He will continue his efforts supporting sales into the horticulture, agriculture and landscape markets. Andrews looks forward to working with the current sales and marketing team in this endeavor. He brings a dedicated career of business development and retail channel experience to the company.
Nicole Speros has joined the Arborjet team in the newly created role of in-house sales and marketing associate. She graduated from Stonehill College, where she double majored in communications and criminology.
Taylor Grant recently joined Ecologel Solutions as business development associate. Grant graduated from the University of Florida in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Food and Resource Economics, and a Master of International Business. During her time at UF she was chosen to be a part of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Leadership Institute and CALS Ambassador Program.
Ecologel has also hired Jennifer McLaughlin as administrative assistant in the company’s Ocala Headquarters. McLaughlin brings seven years of experience in bookkeeping and administrative support from her previous role in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.