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Meet The Shawgrass Team


Steve-Bunn.png  Steve Bunn      

   Territory Manager: West Coast


Steve is a native of North Carolina and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Steve grew up in the floor covering industry in his father's business in Charlotte.

Upon graduation from college, he became a residential Territory Manager on the manufacturing side of the business and was quickly promoted to a Regional Sales Manager. He joined Shaw Industries in 2017 and became the Regional Vice President of sales in the Washington D.C. and Virginia market, running the largest residential region in the company. 

In May of 2022, Steve joined the Shawgrass division and relocated to Prescott, Arizona. He covers Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, West Texas, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Washington and Oregon.

"I am excited to be a part of the Shawgrass division and expanding Shaw's turf business in the Western United States". 


Tim-Hopkins.png  Tim Hopkins

    Territory Manager: Commercial Playgrounds


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.

Malik-on-sg-bg.png   Malik Makkawi

   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-Sellers-(1).png  Hutton Sellers

  Territory Manager: Eastern US

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."

Tyson-Welch.png  Tyson Welch

   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.

Bronzen.png  Bronzen Winters

   Territory Manager: California
   619-884- 7440

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. 


Brooke.png   Brooke Woodward

   Territory Manager: WV, MD, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME,
                                            DE, Eastern Canada


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.

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. 




Reasons for Shawgrass commercial synthetic turf products:

  • Savings: Shawgrass eliminates the costs associated with landscaping and maintenance.
  • Looks: Our artificial turf looks perfect and beautiful year round. Enjoy our turf, no matter the season. Classic, or extravagant, we can help turn any outdoor area into exactly what you want.
  • Branding: Standard product solutions strengthen business brand and consistency. It is important to be consistent with your brand in all areas. Let Shawgrass push you to the next level and create consistency all across your commercial landscape area.
  • Comfort: Shawgrass provides a safe and comfortable outdoor space for guests, customers, and employees. Whether it’s an area for your employees to enjoy on their lunch break, or a courtyard for your guests, Shawgrass will create an environment unlike any other.
  • Innovative: Shawgrass offers innovations such as Turf Chiller which keeps your surface cooler.
  • Durable: Designed by the same team that develops Shaw Sports Turf systems, Shawgrass is designed and tested to withstand all types of wear.

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As seen in the map below, you can find a Shawgrass dealer anywhere in North America. Just enter your zip or postal code to find out who represents your area.

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