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Matt Ayala to Lead Sales in Florida for PBI-Gordon

For Immediate Release
October 3, 2018

The employee-owners of PBI-Gordon announced today that Matt Ayala has joined the company's sales team as Florida manager. Based in Ft. Myers, Fla., he is responsible for PBI-Gordon product sales to golf course and turfgrass management customers in Florida and the Caribbean.

Ayala is taking over the sales territory from long-time PBI-Gordon Employee-Owner Tim Allen. Allen has been a member of the Florida, Alabama and Mississippi Turfgrass Associations and will be retiring in Fall 2018.

Ayala comes to PBI-Gordon from SePRO Corporation, where he served as sales manager for the turf and landscape markets in western Florida. He is a Certified Pesticide Operator and alumnus of the University of Central Florida.

"Matt brings a wealth of experience to PBI-Gordon," says Doug Obermann, PBI-Gordon vice president of Professional and Agricultural Sales. "His deep product knowledge and familiarity with the needs of turfgrass professionals in Florida and the Caribbean will be a great asset to our customers in that region."

About PBI-Gordon
With a full line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators and other products, PBI-Gordon Corporation is a national leader in the professional turf and ornamental management industry. Based in the Kansas City metro area, PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned. For information on PBI-Gordon, visit or call 800-884-3179.

Tom Mentzer
Mentzer PR Group (for PBI-Gordon)