Speizio Stowers named Business Director of Sporturf™

Dalton, GA December 1st  – Controlled Products Vice President of Sales and Marketing Kevin Barker is pleased to announce that Speizio Stowers has joined Controlled Products as Business Director for Sporturf™.  “Speizio’s leadership and management qualities are a welcome addition to the Sporturf™ team,” said Barker. Speizio is a seasoned sales executive that has a proven track record of building successful and accomplished teams. He has held senior roles with national branded companies and forged excellent relationships with customers across North America. Speizio’s passion for building and developing teams is a winning combination we are excited to have.

Barker went on to say “As a sales professional with over 25 years of sales and sales leadership experience Speizio will effectively lead his team with the discipline he brings to the table. His lifelong involvement in developing dealers and building relationships, will be key to building onto the success we have enjoyed with the growth of the Sporturf™ brand said Barker.

Speizio will be working managing and growing his team who will be directly involved with Dealers, Architects and End Users every day.  His experience in each of these channels is something that today’s market demands. Sporturf’s market position is immediately elevated by this appointment.

Speizio earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Citadel. He is involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Atlanta Area Citadel Club, The Presidential Advisory Committee and a Lifetime Member of the Association of Citadel Men. He will reside in Georgia and be responsible for building all sales for Sporturf™.

About Controlled Products and Sporturf™:

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Controlled Products (www.cpturf.com) produces the highest quality synthetic turf in the industry for every possible application. Sustainability, innovation, research, the ability to customize deliverables and the use of advanced, state-of-the art technology are key priorities for the organization. Established in 1989, Controlled Products is an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 company. As a founding member of the Synthetic Turf Council (STC), and a STC Certified Manufacturer/Supplier, their expertise is unmatched in the industry. Their synthetic turf products are currently in use in thousands of athletic fields, playgrounds, landscape projects, golf courses and indoor sport facilities throughout the world.


Sporturf™ is leading the way in the synthetic turf industry with Game Ready, an entire new product line up that allows owners, coaches and players to focus  on the training, speed of the game and safety, all the things that matter. Game Ready is a no-nonsense product that was developed with all the performance characteristics players, coaches and owners demand. Game Ready is designed to provide facilities a premium and hassle free solution.  The product installs in days and has no infill requirements making the product sand and rubber free.


Controlled Products is the parent company of Sporturf™  (www.sporturf.com) which supplies large athletic facility customers and sells and installs athletic fields through preferred partners;  Synthetic Turf International™ (www.synthetic-turf.com),  whose network of distributors installs synthetic turf for golf, landscape, playground, pet turf and indoor sporting facilities;  GrassTex™ (www.grass-tex.com), which distributes products through retailers, carpet stores and rock yards; Purchase Green™ (www.purchasegreen.com ), is a national distribution franchises business that has over 30 offices in North America. CP Turf (www.cpturf.com) ), manufacturer of private label brands for dealers and resellers and Aqua-Fab, designer of custom logos and images for synthetic turf projects. To learn more, visit www.cpturf.com, call (800) 562-4492 or contact the company at Controlled Products, LLC, 200 Howell Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30721