About Us


EcoFert is a team of highly experienced and capable professionals, dedicated to providing advanced landscape solutions through a Program that is cost effective and enhances sustainable landscapes. The Company’s primary operations personnel are:

Chuck Barsam – Chief Executive Officer.  Chuck has been a practicing business attorney since 1980. Chuck handles EcoFert's legal, accounting, and business structure.  

Lou Franson – President.  Lou has over 30 years of experience as a senior member of fortune 500 companies in business/brand development and general operations.  Lou is responsible for all internal operations and coordinating business development activities.

Steve Hagy – Director of Field Operations and Systems Development.  Steve has over 20 years of experience in landscaping operations.  Steve is responsible for property assessment, system installation, product development, and all service functions.

Kelly Day – Sales Manager. Kelly has over 25 years of experience in managing sales in the software, PEO, transportation and constructions industry.  Kelly is responsible for all levels of EcoFert's business development and client support.  

Dave Davis – Irrigation Systems Advisor.  Dave combines over 40 years of design, training and technical services experience in golf, recreational turf and commercial irrigation systems.  Dave is expert in up-to-date irrigation technology and has extensive experience in working with environmentally sensitive landscapes.

Joe Nedney – Northern California Regional Director.  While getting his "kicks" during 15 seasons with the NFL, Joe always maintained a passion for the quality of the grass that he worked on.  Joe has brought that same passion to heading up EcoFert's expanding Bay Area Operations.

Tony Baumann Inland Empire Regional Director.  With more than 25 years experience in water use and landscape management and backflow installation, Tony has a wealth of relevant landscape care experience for the benefit of EcoFert's expanding Inland Empire clientele.