Northeast Turf & Irrigation, a division of Northeast Nursery, announced Sam Roppe as its new irrigation division manager. Roppe will be responsible for sales, project coordination, product inventory, and knowledge support in the residential, commercial and golf irrigation markets.
He joins the team at Northeast Turf & Irrigation after a successful, 26-year tenure at BISCO, a leading wholesale distributor of res/com irrigation, golf irrigation, pump systems, landscape lighting and tournesol siteworks. There he served as vice president, responsible for sales, irrigation system planning, project coordination, and business development efforts as well as overseeing and managing all Purchasing and Inventory within the company. His primary focus was to build mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with irrigation and golf customers and vendors.
Roppe will bring to Northeast Nursery 30-plus years of sales, product knowledge, business development and management experience. Over the span of his professional career, he has been a key contributor while holding multiple sales, purchasing and management positions. Roppe was also the recipient of the coveted Hunter Trailblazer Award, as well as being an integral part of the team, which won multiple yearly Sales Achievement Awards from both Rain Bird and Hunter Industries. He is a career-oriented individual who will bring to Northeast his intelligence, experience and vision for future company growth and expansion.
Roppe stated, “I’m thrilled to be part of Northeast Nursery, Turf and Irrigation division, a company that has a reputation for outstanding customer relations, superb quality products and staff as well as pioneering innovations with a vision for the future. I am both pleased and proud to be a member of the Northeast Nursery Team.”
Northeast Nursery is recognized as one of the leading N.E.-based suppliers of turf, irrigation, lighting, hardscape and green-goods products for the wholesale and retail marketplace.
Roppe was born and raised in St. Louis Park, Minn., where he obtained his degree from St. Cloud State University. A dedicated Patriots fan, Roppe lives with his life partner, Lisa, and their four beautiful cats in Rowley, Mass.
For more information about Northeast Nursery, visit http://www.northeastnursery.com/page/about-northeast-nursery