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Meet The Shawgrass Team


HUtton-Sellers-(1).png  Hutton Sellers

  Regional Vice President of Sales


Hutton is a native of Dalton, GA. He attended Georgia Southern University and graduated in 2016.
Hutton joined the Shawgrass team in 2016, and looks to help drive the brand's growth into an industry leader. 

Tyson-Welch.png  Tyson Welch

   Vice President of Strategic Accoutns   

With a decade-long immersion in the artificial turf industry, Tyson Welch assumes the role of Vice President of Strategic Accounts. 

His extensive responsibilities include managing strategic accounts and spearheading their acquisitions. This involves close collaboration with cross-functional teams spanning marketing, research and development, operations, and distribution. Additionally, Tyson works in tandem with Shawgrass Territory Managers and Regional Vice President to service strategic partners both nationally and regionally, leveraging their expertise.

With his profound grasp of market dynamics and product intricacies, Tyson adeptly navigates client interactions, strategically positioning Shawgrass as an industry leader in the Artificial Turf Industry.

Brooke.png   Brooke Woodward

   Southeast Territory Manager: 
   AL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA


Raised near State College, Pennsylvania, Brooke's adventurous and resilient spirit was nurtured by the surrounding mountains. At Penn State University, she shined academically in Business Management and on the club softball field, earning the title of 3rd team All-American. 

Brooke's entrepreneurial journey started with a homemade bath bomb business, eventually leading her to own and operate an exterior painting company. Her career is a diverse tapestry with significant achievements in business development, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, sports, events, construction, and media. 

Now making her mark in the turf industry, Brooke is committed to fostering opportunities for growth among her customers, driven by a belief in the transformative power of innovative outdoor solutions. As she looks to the future, Brooke's excitement for the potential of Shawgrass is palpable. With her at the wheel, the horizon in the southeast is bright and very green. 

Bronzen.png  Bronzen Winters

   West Coast Territory Manager: 
   AZ, CA, NM, NV, OR, WA


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, his mission is to be at 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 through Shawgrass' various residential and commercial turf products.


Malik-on-sg-bg.png   Malik Makkawi

   Mountain West Territory Manager: 
   CO, IA, ID, MN, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, WY


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 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!


Tim-Hopkins.png  Ryan Kowalchuk

    Florida Territory Manager


Bio coming soon for our newest FL Territory Manager!


Tim-Hopkins.png  Tim Hopkins

    Commercial Playgrounds & Territory Manager:
    AR, KS, LA, MO, OK, TX



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.

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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