Charlotte, N.C. – Jacobsen has hired Art Petrone as municipal channel manager. Petrone comes to Jacobsen with extensive municipal and professional turfgrass management experience. He worked in government and municipal sales at Lakeland Equipment Corporation and Ontrac Equipment after being an assistant and superintendent at Monroe Golf Club in New York and Augusta National Golf Club.

Petrone will be responsible for marketing, sales, dealer development, product development and market research.