Deron has experience in all aspects of Golf Course Management with a combined 30 years in the Golf Course and Hospitality Industries. Deron graduated from the State University of New York at Cobleskill with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Turfgrass Management. His experience includes over twelve years of Golf Course maintenance, working as a Golf Course Superintendent, and over eight years as owner of Northeast Pro Turf, working as a Turf product sales consultant, providing products and services to Golf Courses throughout the central New York area. He also spent five of those years working as an Independent Contractor for Amvac Chemical Corporation working with over 1,000 Golf Course Superintendents in the Northeastern United States as a product sales consultant responsible for the Sales and Marketing of the Amvac Turf Products. In addition to these experiences, Deron also has a NYS 3A Commercial Pesticide Application License and customizes Pesticide and Fertilization programs for Turf Managers and Golf Course Owners based on soil and tissue testing analysis. Prior to his career in Golf, Deron holds an Associate Degree in Restaurant Management from Tompkins Cortland Community College and has Managed Food and Beverage service operations for over seven years. He has also spent a few years in the Golf Retail Services as well, selling golf equipment and apparel. Deron has a passion for the industry and enjoys playing golf and spending time with family and friends. Deron is currently working on the acquisition of a 18 hole golf course in the Central New York area, and will further his experience by owning and managing this full service golf and restaurant property.