Meet the Team

Meet the management team here at Custom Turf! Our management team is in charge of training our technicians so you know you will always receive the best service. 

Robert Kerns

President and CEO

Hi, my name is Robert Kerns! I was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and began working in the lawn care industry in 1983 while studying at Duquesne University.  Probably the most memorable and educational early

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Rob Turley

General Manager

​Hello, my name is Rob! I was born in Pittsburgh, PA. I have been in the lawn care industry since 1997 and began working at Custom Turf in 2002. What I love the most about working at Custom Turf is the small business...Read the full bio

Brandon D’Eramo

Lawn Care Operations Manager

Hi My Name is Brandon D’Eramo!  I was born and raised here in the Pittsburgh area.  I began my career in the green industry in 1999.  My introduction to lawn care was at a large national franchise servicing eastern...Read the full bio

Brandon Engster

Assistant Lawn Care Manager

Hi, my name is Brandon!  I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.  I have been in the lawn care industry since 2002.  I have worked at Custom Turf for 11 years.  As the Assistant Lawn Care Manager, I oversee all...Read the full bio

Elaine Prebles

Office Manager

Hi, my name is Elaine!  I was born & raised in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, PA and began working at Custom Turf in 2015 as the Scheduling Coordinator.  My focus was the daily scheduling of the lawn care and...Read the full bio