Partner News: Landscape Supply - Dave Kardos joins W.S. Connelly & Co. as Business Development Manager

  • 06 Feb 2024 4:52 PM
    Message # 13311580
    Tyler Eastham (Administrator)


    Dave Kardos joins W.S. Connelly & Co. as Business Development Manager

    RICHMOND, VA; February 1, 2024: W.S. Connelly & Companies (“WSC”), a leader in the turf and ornamental industry, is thrilled to announce the appointment of industry veteran, Dave Kardos, GCS, as a Business Development Manager.

    In this pivotal role, Dave will spearhead WSC’s efforts to identify and pursue new market opportunities, expand our reach, and drive growth across the organization. With Dave’s extensive experience in the golf course management industry, we are confident that he will be a valuable asset to achieve our strategic goals.

    Dave brings over 40 years of industry leadership to WSC, with the last 25 years as the Director of Grounds at Burning Tree Club in Bethesda Maryland. Before Burning Tree, Dave’s career stops include River Bend Golf and Country Club. Great Fall Virginia, Lakeview Resort. Morgantown West Virginia, and Longue Vue Club in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Dave’s extensive golf course management experience has revered him as one of the top superintendents in the country.  He graduated from the Penn State Turfgrass Management program in 1987. 

    WSC’s CEO Patrick Connelly, expressed enthusiasm about Dave’s appointment, stating “Dave is an outstanding addition to our WSC team, as he brings a deep blend of industry experience and what it takes to deliver client success. As WSC continues its growth strategies, specifically throughout the Pittsburgh market, Dave’s leadership and his strong background in golf course construction and maintenance will accelerate our strategic plan. We are thrilled to have him on board!”

    Dave will work closely with our sales management teams to drive revenue growth and enhance our market presence. WSC is excited about the future with Dave on board, and we look forward to fresh perspectives, ideas, and leadership Dave will bring to our organization. 

    About Walker Supply / W.S. Connelly & Companies.

    W.S. Connelly parents several different companies that operate in 16 distribution centers across the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Mid-West. WSC and its family of companies take pride in being most passionate to serve. Its network of service centers provides customers with the highest level of customer service. No company is more committed to doing things right for their customers, fully engaging themselves into the stewardship of the industry.

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    About W.S. Connelly

    Founded in the 1950s as a simple feed ‘n’ seed business, W.S. Connelly expanded across the decades to parent multiple companies serving turf and horticulture professionals, erosion control contractors, engineers, and resellers.

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    Dani Fink

    Marketing Assistant


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