Turf Tamer, Inc. Receives 2017 BBB Torch Award For Ethics

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Representing Turf Tamer pictured left to right:Chris O'Daniel, Steve Bice, Brian Gabrielse, Sean Smith, Shawnee Johnson, Heidi Hill
Representing Turf Tamer pictured left to right:Chris O'Daniel, Steve Bice, Brian Gabrielse, Sean Smith, Shawnee Johnson, Heidi Hill

Turf Tamer, Inc. is the recipient of the 2017 Better Business Bureau North Alabama’s Torch Award for Ethics in the mid-size company category. The organization is one of five selected to receive the coveted award, which recognizes local companies and non-profits that exemplify consistent fair and honorable business practices.

J. Lee Buffington, Turf Tamer, Inc.’s president and founder, sets high standards for both the company and himself by creating an organizational culture that understands operating with integrity is essential to our success. Since 1995, Turf Tamer, Inc. has maintained a commitment to setting the benchmark standards within the industry.

“It is such an honor for us to be recognized for our commitment to high ethical standards within our communities served. Our team is devoted to enhancing our client relationships through integrity, professionalism and excellence,” Mr. Buffington said. “I would like to extend a big thank you to our Turf Tamer family for everything they do each day: we belong to a wonderful team, who uphold our core values every day.”

Turf Tamer, Inc. is a leading landscape development firm specializing in landscape design and construction, landscape management, and turf healthcare for both residential and commercial properties serving the Southeast from our offices in Fort Payne, Huntsville, and Chattanooga.

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