Staff

Going green has always come naturally to us! Our focus for years has been helping you create the perfect environment for playing, competing or just relaxing outdoors!

 

Here at Oakland Plantation Turf Farm, Inc., we are growers of the finest sod available. We are proud to be able to say that after 45 years in business we now have the most knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated personnel team working hard for you! Not only will you receive the highest quality turf underfoot, you will receive the highest quality customer service. Whatever your needs, we can make recommendations that will make you look good, and feel good about your turf!

 

 

 
J. A. “Rick” Neisler, III
1975-1980 Project Manager
Managed all farm projects including Sprigging, Rowplanting and Sod Installation
1980-2014 General Manager
Overall farm operations
2014-Present President
Company Management
Board and Associations: Past President:
NC Sod Producers Association
Past Director
Turfgrass Council of NC
Current Director: NC Agriculture Foundation, Landscape Ground Management, TifSport Growers Association
Member: NCSPA, CGSA, TCNC, LGMA, GCSAA, VNLA
TPI, VTC, SCNLA

 
John Williams
1978-1985 Keith Hills Country Club
Assistant Superintendent
1985-1986 Pinehurst
Superintendent of #6 and #7
1986-2003 Keith Hills Country Club
Superintendent
2003-Present Oakland Plantation, Inc.
Agronomist / Production Manager
Board and Associations: Past President:
Carolinas Golf Course Supt. Association, 1997 & 1998
Triangle Turfgrass Association
North Carolina Sod Producers Association
Committee Member for GCSAA, Government Relations – TCNC
Member: NCSPA, CGSA, TCNC, GCSAA, TPI

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Will Neisler
2008 – 2013 Farm Hand / Mowerr
2016 – Present General Manager

Tony McLean
1982 – 2006 Crew Supervisor
2006 – Present Production Manager

Stella Putnam
1997 – Present Controller

Marilyn Beck
1999 – Present Sales Associate / Administrative Assistant

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Stephanie Mintz
2014 – Present
Accounts Payable

Gary McKeithan
1993 – Present Manager of Shallotte Lawn & Garden Store