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About Recreation Resource USA

For nearly 30 years, Recreation Resource has been providing Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas with the industry's most reliable and sought after brands in recreation equipment. We work closely with the country's leading manufacturers to ensure our products meet your distinct project specifications. We offer the industry's best in high-quality park and site furnishings, commercial playground equipment and safety surfacing, pavilions and bridges, as well as bleachers and athletic equipment. With our LEED-certified equipment, manufacturer-certified installers, and involvement in state contract programs, we are recreating the way you do recreation. The team at Recreation Resource is comprised of industry experts with an in-depth knowledge of each manufacturer’s product lines. Our experience has led us to be the trusted resource for a wide range of clients, ranging from parks, schools, and churches to architects, landscape designers, and municipalities. With varying needs and requirements, we evaluate each project individually to deliver the best results.

Meet Our Team


Sylvia Umbreit
Managing Partner & District Sales Representative (DE)

Sylvia is a graduate of Clarion University of PA (formerly Clarion State College) with a BS degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing. Formerly a licensed real estate broker in PA and head of the appraisal department for a Kennett Square firm, Sylvia moved into direct sales for a privately held company based in NC and NY for 10 years prior to becoming managing partner of Recreation Resource USA. She enjoys community involvement and has served with the Kennett Athletic Booster Club, the Special Events Committee of the Kennett Public Library (past secretary, vice chair, and chairman) and its subcommittees, and is now a volunteer in social media communications for the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, PA. Sylvia is an avid competitive tennis player and golfer, and enjoys hiking and travel with her family.

Sylvia handles Recreation Resource USA sales in the State of Delaware.

 

Kevin Umbreit

Vice President and District Sales Representative (Chester Co., PA; Philadelphia; MD/Other)

Kevin leads our office day to day with strong skills developed through his background with small businesses, ensuring smooth performance in all projects for our customers. Following graduation from Purdue University in 2006 with a BS in Business Management and an AS in Computer Technology, Kevin worked as the general manager of a small plastics manufacturing firm in the Philadelphia area for 3 years before joining a major software company in the Great Valley tech corridor as a training and technical support team member. His work has taken him to South Africa, Mexico, Hawaii, and many of the continental states of the US.

Some highlights of Kevin's time with Recreation Resource include installing a playground on a rooftop in Philadelphia with a group of volunteers and being able to travel throughout the beautiful state of Pennsylvania. In addition to leading our day-to-day operation, Kevin facilitates sales near our offices in Chester County (PA), Philadelphia, and Maryland. Residing in Thorndale, PA with his wife and son, Kevin's outside interests include running, rowing, and cars.

 

Timothy D. Umbreit

CPA & Partner

Tim graduated from Clarion University in Pennsylvania and received his CPA certification shortly thereafter. He has worked for many years in his own CPA firm serving a network of private and governmental clients representing a wide variety of business entities. He is a member of the AICPA, PICPA and the DSCPA.

Tim has been active in various organizations, including the Kennett Park and Recreation Board (president and treasurer), Kennett Consolidated School Board of Education (treasurer), Kennett Square Lions Club, Kennett Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors (president and treasurer), Symphony Endowment Fund (treasurer) and the Kennett Ice Hockey Club (president).

 

Larry McCullough

District Sales Representative (E. PA & NJ)

Larry leads our sales team with nearly 30 years of experience in the industry and is actively involved in sales, design and installation. His Recreation Resource affiliation began as an installer for the company and grew with his expanding knowledge of product lines and customer needs. Larry has completed countless playground projects and many grandstand stadiums, including a $2 million home and visitor grandstand project. Larry resides in Havertown and enjoys cooking, golfing and spending time with his family.

 

Peter Seirsdale

District Sales Representative (W. PA & WV)

Peter has recently joined the Recreation Resource USA team to pursue sales in Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Peter brings over 30 years of construction and design experience to our Recreation Resource team. His background includes all aspects of residential and commercial construction, community development and design, and industry education. He graduated from the University of West Georgia, and attended graduate school at Northwestern University. Peter has been involved in various civic groups and committees including Children’s Theatre, Boy Scouting, Little League, and the Frederick County Builders Association Government Affairs Committee. He lives on a farm in Southwestern Pennsylvania.