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  • Richards Building Supply named its “Gold Window Club” qualifiers at its recent sales convention. The award recognizes the company’s outside sales force.   The 2014 qualifiers include: Ken Szablewski, Dan Wajda, Paul McNeely, Tim Donohue, Steve Smith, Tim Lacy, John Todman Brian Poor, Dave Brush, Scott Marion, Tony Grear, Brad Rhodes, Bill Bowersox, Steve Jestis... more »
  • Intek Plastics Inc. named Jill Hesselroth CEO to lead the company as it continues to expand its business. President Mike Kinning and COO Steve Glienke will remain in their current roles as part of the executive team. Hesselroth brings a mix of business management leadership, inspiration, operational experience and a passion for customer care to Intek.  She has served as a leader in several... more »
  • Travis Kelley, owner of JenTra Tools and inventor of the Cheatah Door Level Kit was named the Minnesota SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Kelley is currently employed by Marvin Windows and Doors and is one of the top regional salespeople for the company. He started JenTra Tools in 2011 with the launch of their invention, the Cheatah door level, which... more »
  • MFM Building Products reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Company, Inc. to represent MFM in the state of Arkansas and Michael Scott Enterprises to represent MFM in the state of Mississippi. The agreements for both representatives starts April 2015. Jim Camferdam of Camferdam Management Company, Inc., has more than 39 years of experience serving the building products industry. He... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance appointed Michele Nosko as membership and marketing director. Nosko returns to the NGA\WDDA after five years as marketing and membership director for the United Motorcoach Association. Prior to that appointment, she worked at NGA for 17 years, ultimately as vice president of marketing. “We are thrilled to welcome... more »
  • Pleotint LLC appointed Joshua Perilstein as regional sales manager, who will lead sales efforts in the southwest, covering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. A 13-year glass industry veteran, Perilstein has held sales positions at Arch Aluminum, Arch Deco Glass, C.R. Laurence, and most recently at W.A. Wilson.   more »
  • Brio hired two new business development managers, Niki Depew, covering the western region, and Brad Hogan the eastern region. The company stated in a press release that it experienced a large increase in sales and that additional presence in the marketplace is required to support its existing customers and new product introductions. Depew has more than 25 years of experience in sales, most... more »
  • B.F. Rich Windows & Doors hired Joe Balochko as Territory Manager for the Pittsburgh and Ohio region. “Joe’s a great addition to our team. He knows the business, the products and the territory,” says Terry Rex, vice president of sales and marketing. “He’ll be able to hit the ground running.” Balochko brings a professional background of extensive experience... more »
  • Guardian Industries Corp. named Thomas (Tom) B. Highley president and chief executive officer of Guardian Building Products (GBP). Highley succeeds Steven Ziessler, who led the company since 2011. "After a comprehensive search process, I am pleased that Tom will be leading the transformation of Guardian Building Products from a manufacturing and distribution company into a focused, industry-... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) promoted veteran staff member Lakisha Woods, CAE to chief marketing officer. This position will oversee all revenue-generating programs unrelated to NAHB's International Builders' Show exhibit space sales. Such activities will include sponsorship sales and partnerships with major national companies. The position also will identify new business... more »