GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Munro, a manufacturer of pumps, pump controls and pump stations for the turf irrigation market, has named Mike Yarussi as its new regional account manager for the Eastern United States. Yarussi will work closely with the company’s network of professional distributors, as well as with irrigation specifiers, landscape architects, and landscape contractors, to provide support and further develop and enhance market presence.

Yarussi brings more than 30 years of experience in the irrigation and golf industries to his new position, having worked in irrigation distribution, irrigation consulting, and golf course management.

“Mike will be a huge asset to our team and our customers,” said Katie Munro Powell, Vice President of Munro. “Mike’s thoughtful and informed communication style and broad product and industry expertise, will offer excellent support for our customers and partners, continuing to support Munro’s position as the leading pump brand for the turf irrigation industry.”

Yarussi is a certified irrigation designer (CID) and a certified golf irrigation designer (CGIA), and holds both a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Liberty University.