Drew Klotzbach started with
a single backhoe, bulldozer,
hardwork, and dedication.
Started Alleghany Farm
Chad Klotzbach joined the
business after completing
his Civil Engineering degree.
Added three Trimble RTK GPS
systems to our drainage business.
FOUNDER / OWNER
AFS started as Klotzbach Excavating, mainly working on small residential and commercial jobs. Drew quickly grew the company to focus on large commercial projects, including installing farm drainage systems. Having started with a handful of equipment and a whole lot of hard work and determination, Drew’s built AFS into the largest farm drainage company in New York State alongside his son, Chad. He has long understood that for farmers and growers to maximize their crop yields, improving their field drainage was critical. Today the company is a leader in GPS and digital mapping, leveraging technology to produced the highest return on investment for AFS clients.
- Over 30 years of hands-on experience
- Highly experienced in all areas of construction management, excavation, and farm drainage
Chad is responsible for daily operational task allocation with employees and assets. He actively communicates with clients, suppliers, and contractors on daily needs, requests, and changes. He ensures that the well over 150 pieces of equipment are scheduled effectively throughout various job sites. From the client’s perspective, he surveys prospective jobs, determines the needed materials, and creates estimates. Additionally, he uses his industry knowledge to creating custom drainage designs, with consideration of local factors and customer requests. Ultimately, he’s been instrumental in growing AFS into the largest farm drainage company in New York State.
- Bachelor’s Degree, Civil Engineering, Clarkson University
- MBA, International Business, Canisius College
- Planning Board Member, Town of Alabama, Basom, NY
We are always interested in meeting qualified, experienced equipment operators.
If you have valid experience, a clean record and can pass a drug test, please reach out via the contact form at the bottom of the website or call us.
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7342 Alleghany Road | Basom, NY 14013