Tim is a Georgia native and has been serving the commercial playground industry with safety surfacing since 1998. He offers valuable “hands on” experience, not just with our turf products, but also with design-build, budgeting, site prep, drainage, installation, and maintenance “best practices”.
Tim is a former NJCAA and NAIA golf All-American and when he’s not working, still enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife of 42 years (Cindy), and their four grandchildren.
Tim joined the Shaw Turf team in 2010. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
Business Development: West Coast
Malik Makkawi is a long time California resident excited to join the Shawgrass division. With a Bachelors in Business Management and an extensive history in sales and business development, he brings a new and refreshing energy to our Shawgrass team!
At a young age, he expressed a passion for outdoors activities and athletics. As a former athlete he has desire to be on the cutting edge of the landscape and sports turf evolution.
Malik joined the Shawgrass team at the end of 2022.
Hutton is a native of Dalton Ga, graduating from Dalton High School. He attended college at Georgia Southern University where he graduated in 2016. After graduating college, Hutton completed an internship within the synthetic turf industry before joining the Shawgrass team in 2016. His territory ranges throughout the Southeast and Midwest.
"My goal is to help my customers grow their business and position in the industry by utilizing Shaw's unmatched product offerings, innovations, and resources."
National Account Manager
Tyson Welch has nearly 10 years of experience in the artificial turf industry, with a background in sales management and manufacturing.
In his current role as National Account Manager, he is responsible for driving revenue and expanding the customer base across the United States with the help of Shawgrass Territory Managers.
He is also responsible for growing the Shawgrass brand and helping manage the brand standard.
He has a deep understanding of the artificial turf market and the products and can effectively communicate with current and prospective Shawgrass customers.
He is dedicated to growing Shawgrass into the leader of the Artificial Turf Industry.
Territory Manager: California
As an avid surfer, golfer, and former landscape contractor, Bronzen brings his passion for nature to the team here at Shawgrass. Based out of San Diego CA, it is his mission to be on the forefront of water conservation, and sustainable development here in the state.
Partnering with Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Sustainable build Contractors and many others, Bronzen intends to lead CA towards a Green Future via Shawgrass' various residential and commercial turf products.
He is anxious to partner with your organization if you share these same values and vision for CA.
Bronzen joined the Shawgrass team in the Summer of 2022.
Territory Manager: WV, MD, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME,
Brooke was born and raised in the mountains of a small town just outside of State College, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Penn State University with a major in Business Management and dual minoring in Supply Chain Management and Information Sciences and Technologies.
While attending Penn State, Brooke played softball for Penn State’s club team as shortstop & center field and was named 3rd team all American. Brooke’s background includes business development, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, events, construction and media.
DE, Eastern Canada
Prior to joining the turf industry, Brooke became an entrepreneur at a young age with her homemade bath bomb business. Later she started an exterior painting company that she solely owned and operated.
Brooke joined the Shawgrass team in the Fall of 2022.