Donald Thomas

President/Owner

Originally from Plant City, FL, Donald has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. He started with Quality Turf in 1983 as a laborer and worked his way up through supervision and management to his current position. Donald is a member of the Golf Course Builders Association of America, Florida Turf Grass Association and the Florida Sod Growers Cooperative. The best way to describe Donald is honest, hardworking, and a strong leader.

As a owner, Donald oversees all aspects of both Quality Turf and QGS Development. He is married with one child and two grandchildren and enjoys boating, fishing, hunting and spending time with family and friends.


BH Fraser 

Regional Sales Operations Manager

BH has been with Quality Turf since 1991. His love of golf and his relationships with people already in the industry are what first drew him into the business. 30 years later he is still going strong. He maintains memberships in the Florida Sod Growers Association and the Turf Grass Association. BH is outgoing, dedicated, and a hard working member of the Quality Turf Team.

Although he is originally from Georgia, BH has lived in Florida for the past 34 years. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, boating, fishing, and coaching little league. BH is the proud father and grandfather of three children and six grandchildren. He volunteered as a coach when his children were growing up and now coaches his grandchildren. He is a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Wales and the Lake Wales Country Club.


Glen Wotipka 

Turf Farms Operation Manager

Originally from Texas, Glen moved to Florida in 1971. He started playing golf at the age of six and began working on a golf course at the age of fourteen. His previous experience includes working as a Golf Course Superintendent for six years, a Construction Superintendent for 14 years, and a golf division estimator for 8 years.

Glen started with QGS Development in August of 1996. During his time at QGS he has been a Construction Superintendent, Shaper, and the Golf Division Estimator. Currently Glen runs the Farm Division of Quality Turf totaling 370 Acres. That farm provides Turf Grass for Golf Course Construction, Disney World and ESPN's Wide World of Sports, the University of Florida Gators, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Glen is a member of the Florida Turf Grass Association and Florida Sod Growers Cooperative. He is friendly and easygoing, married with two sons. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and gardening.


Judy O'Kane  

Turf Office Manager

Originally from Chicago “the windy city or Chi-town” she moved to Florida in 2008. Bi-lingual seasoned professional with over twenty five years experience in management, operations, purchasing, and scheduling. Judy has handled a variety of accounting functions. Ensured safety practices with emphasis on reducing occupational illness/injuries and ensured safety/health regulations in accordance with OSHA. She is recognized for building strong relationships with business partners to maximize customer service. 

Judy received an Associates of Arts degree in Psychology and Interior Designing. She is OSHA Compliance certified in General Industry Safety and Health

Judy is happily married for 39 years with four adult children and ten grandchildren that live all over the states including Chicago, North Carolina, Texas and New Orleans. In her spare time she enjoys caring for furbabies, She has volunteered for puppymill rescues and has fostered many furbabies that needed attention. She loves taking vacation cruises. She also enjoys reading Stephen King or James Patterson novels. Interior design is another joy for Judy but her true joy is spending time with her hubby.


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