Fred Krause - Business Developer

What is your role at Turfscape? 

My main responsibility at Turfscape is to grow the business.  This is done by building relationships by building relationships with future potential partners and providing unique solutions to benefit and add value to their commercial landscapes.  This includes building landscape maintenance and snow removal contracts.  

How long have you worked at Turfscape? 

I have worked here for 11 years.  What started off as a summer job during college has grown into a career that I am very passionate about.  

What is your favorite project that you have worked on at Turfscape?

Installing the summer annuals at Summa Hospital every year is something I always look forward to.  There are a lot of flowers that need to be installed in a very short period of time.  It is always very stressful, but the end result of a beautiful campus covered in vibrant colors is always worth the effort.  

What is your favorite Have Fun at Work event that you attended and why? 

Playing whirly ball in Bedford.  It is a fun event that allowed all of us to get together, have a good time, and celebrate a successful year.  Not to mention the opportunity to compete with against the Turfscape team.  

What is one thing about you that might surprise people? 

I attended and played hockey at Adrian college and our team won the National Championship 3 times.  Hockey was a lot of fun but taught me so much about life and business.  

What do you enjoy doing when not at Turfscape?

I enjoy coaching hockey at the 7th/8th grade level as well as High School at Gilmour Academy.  I also continue to play hockey with a group of friends in a men's league.  Besides hockey, I enjoy spending time with my wife, family, friends, and the occasional round of golf.  


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