OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – KALO, Inc., a leading supplier of specialty chemicals for the professional turf and agricultural markets, has hired Brett Henson as sales and marketing specialist.  Initially, Henson will focus on growing KALO’s sales and distribution in the professional turf maintenance sector.

Henson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture/turfgrass science at Iowa State University and most recently worked in sales and customer support for Ryan Lawn & Tree and a GPS equipment company, both in the Kansas City area. Prior his move to Kansas City, he gained valuable experience as a technician and assistant superintendent with Geneva National Golf Club in Lake Geneva, Wis., Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., and Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta. Henson is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and maintains turf and structural pest control licenses in the states of Kansas and Missouri.