Dedicated, Professional and Talented Staff
Jim Harbin – Design Associate and Lead Shaper for Spence Golf, Inc.
Jim Harbin has been with SGI for approximately 8 years and has served as Design Associate providing field design and is considered by many architects to be one of the best in the business. His primary role at SGI is design implementation in the field, feature and artistic shaping when required, project management and oversight of all earthwork operations.
Education: AS degree from Florida Gateway College in Golf and Landscape Operations
Grant Hahn – Design Assistant, GPS and CAD Operator
Grant is new to SGI and his primary responsibilities are plan development using Auto CAD Lt17, plan production and delivery, GPS data collection and project management oversight. He is also highly skilled small to medium sized equipment operator and feature shaper trainee.
Education & Experience: Grant is a 2016 graduation of NC State University with a 4 Year Turfgrass Management degree. He grew up around construction and comes from a family of grading contractors, including his grandfather and father. He is currently training under the lead architect and has worked extensively in golf course maintenance and served as intern with several golf course construction companies prior to joining the SGI team.
Andrea O’shea – Artistic Renderings and CAD Plan Development
Andrea is SGI’s newest employee and is considered by many to be a world-class artist. She provided color rendering services to SGI for many years and now comes on board to assist in the plan development department, along with creating renderings.
Ronette Thornhill – Administrative Assistant
Ronette has been with SGI for 12 years and manages the primary office located in Greensboro, NC. Her duties include assisting the President in all facets of business operations. She also provides project coordination to the teams in the field, oversees all accounting needs, banking and business details and company correspondence.