In 2010 Chad Klotzbach joined the business after completing his Civil Engineering degree from Clarkson University. In 2011 we have added 3 Trimble RTK GPS systems to our drainage business.
Our business continues to grow with 90% of our work in the agricultural market. We strive to maintain great working relationships in the local agricultural community.
This fact, along with our continual commitment to staying well informed of the latest industry technologies ensures our commitment to provide you, the customer, with the best product available.
Whatever requirement that your project may entail, Alleghany Farm Services, L.L.C, is confident that we can meet and exceed your expectations. Whether it is an intricate farm drainage design and installation or site grading, we will provide you with an end product that we will be proud to put our name on.
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 farmer’s and growers to improve 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