Turf, the Chicago-based company dedicated to acoustic solutions, has announced the addition of two members to its team – Scott Zatt as the Senior Director of Design and Client Services and Brian Ohlrich as the Senior Director of Operations. With these two crucial roles, Turf positions itself to continue its success and innovation in the design world.
“As our brand continues to grow at a rapid rate, we are thrilled to onboard two veteran hires to the Turf team,” notes Rob Perri, President, Turf Design. “Scott and Brian together bring decades of industry experience to their respective roles. They will be taking Turf to the next level of delivering industry-leading design, speed, and service.”
Scott Zatt brings over 35 years of professional experience spanning from executive operational leadership and HR leadership to architectural design and project management – bringing skills of team management, strategic planning and policy development to the Turf Design team. Scott is an active member of leading industry associations, such as the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). Tapping into his experience as a licensed architect for his role as Turf Senior Director of Design & Client Services, Scott will oversee the planning, control, performance improvement, and strategy of design and client-facing activities.
For almost 40 years, Brian Ohlrich has held positions in the international design industry, from Deerfield, Wisconsin to Shanghai. With his past work overseeing company operations, client services, and projects, Brian holds a wide range of experience in manufacturing, engineering and product development. Brian brings strong leadership and communication skills to the Turf Design team. As Turf’s Senior Director of Operations, his work as a resourceful, innovative business manager will aid in managing customer projects and leading business operations.
About Turf DesignTurf exists to fight the tyrannical disturbance of the open space echo. By combining stellar acoustic properties with designs that please the eyeballs, Turf creates systems people will appreciate long after the punch list is complete. Everything Turf does is designed to keep waste to a minimum. Their systems are made from up to 60% pre-consumer PET (polyester) plastic. They manufacture on-demand, which keeps inventory-associated waste low. And since Turf ships from the brand’s hometown of Chicago they reduce emissions, too. Turf’s mission is to address the distracting echo of open spaces by creating acoustic solutions that are both remarkably effective at turning down the noise and visually stunning to entertain the soul. Equally stunning is the speed of their response and the custom installation experience delivered. It’s custom answers without prohibitive costs, allowing designers’ and architects’ most dramatic visions to be realized.