CRS Welcomes New Project Channel Manager

Commercial Recreation Specialists (CRS) is pleased to announce the addition of Project Channel Manager Ryan Hartberg. Ryan will be leading our project team and be a resource for both aquatic and land-based recreation solutions.

As the former Director of Sales and Marketing with Purple Cow Organics, Ryan managed all distributor relationships, oversaw the sales and marketing teams and maintained an extensive book of business. Ryan brings with him exemplary management and communications skills that will serve him well as he oversees both public and private sector client projects involving Splashpads, playgrounds, shade structures, site amenities and lightning detection.

“Ryan comes to CRS with experience in sales, management, operations and marketing. His experience and diverse skill set gives him a valuable perspective and understanding of different types of business models, forging mutually beneficial strategic relationships, building and motivating teams, and driving growth.” Said CRS President Ron Romens. “The addition of Ryan will help CRS broaden its reach as we continue expanding our services to meet our customers’ needs. We are very excited to have him on our team.”


About Commercial Recreation Specialists

CRS is headquartered in Verona, Wisconsin, with representatives in New Jersey and Minnesota. It serves customers throughout the United States and the Caribbean. With over 40 years of combined industry experience, CRS not only supplies the highest quality equipment, it also offers design, planning, installation and operations services. It provides careful analysis of each client’s facility and business goals in order to achieve the best recreation solution possible. CRS delivers unparalleled industry knowledge and proven success in the commercial recreation market with clients including municipalities, schools, YMCAs, athletic facilities, sports venues, amusement parks, family entertainment centers, campgrounds, resorts, summer camps, zoos and other recreation venues. For more information, you may contact the CRS corporate office at (608) 848-8781 or visit us online at