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  • Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co., Inc. named Jeff De Lonay president and appointed him to the board of directors, reporting to Judy Gorski, CEO. Michael Salsieder retired from this position at the beginning of April. De Lonay has served as executive vice president for the last four years, as president of Kolbe’s subsidiary Point Five Windows & Doors for the last six years, and as vice... more »
  •     Todd Hallstrand     Tom Weiland Weather Shield Windows & Doors named industry veteran Todd Hallstrand VP of sales and marketing, and Thomas Weiland marketing communications manager. Hallstrand, who has experience in manufacturing, sales and operations, has been in the window and door industry for 28 years. In his new position, he is responsible for... more »
  • PGT Industries has appointed Danielle Mikesell director of marketing. In her new role, Mikesell will be responsible for marketing strategies for the company's window and door brands. In her previous position as marketing director for Masco Cabinetry, Mikesell led all marketing activities including brand strategy, research and advertising for multiple brands. "Danielle's diverse skill... more »
  •     Terry Carespodi     Joseph Bernard  YKK AP America named Terry Carespodi national sales manager and Joseph Bernard Midwest region branch manager. Carespodi will be instrumental in implementing strategic initiatives aimed at sales growth in the Texas region, where the company has ambitious market plans after recently breaking ground on a new... more »
  •   Sunview Patio Doors Ltd. named Ernie Catalano as its first U.S. sales manager. Catalano will be based in Bloomfield, N.J., and will cover the Northeast and Midwest.    “Sunview has been successfully working with Ernie Catalano in his previous position as director of sales and marketing at Ideal Window Manufacturing in New Jersey,” Tony Margiotta, Sunview... more »
  • Bill Rau, manager of quality assurance for Crystal Windows and Door Systems, passed away recently from ongoing health issues. "Bill was a tremendous asset for Crystal," says Steve Chen, Crystal's CEO. "He brought a very professional discipline as well as over 30 years of experience in fenestration product design, production and quality to his work at Crystal. He built a great... more »
  •     Jim Strater     Maura Glenn B.F. Rich Windows & Doors added two staff members: Jim Strater, southeastern territory manager; and Maura Glenn, marketing executive. Strater's professional background includes extensive experience in remodeling, wholesale distribution and in-home sales. In his new position, Strater will be an integral part of the corporate new... more »
  •     Marg Webb     Kevin Gaul     Sid Spear During its 77th Annual Conference, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association membership ratified the 2014 board of directors, including Marg Webb of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance as affiliated association seat, and Pella’s Kevin Gaul and Simonton’s Sid Spear as... more »
  • CGI Windows and Doors Inc. promoted Liz Rodriguez to architectural sales representative. Due to its growth in the Broward County, Fla., territory, the company needed an additional sales rep. to support its customer base. Rodriguez has over 11 years of experience in the fenestration industry and started with CGI on the inside sales team. “Liz has done an outstanding job for us in inside... more »
  •   Andersen Corp. named Karen Richard senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She succeeds Mary Carter, senior vice president and chief administrative officer, who is retiring Feb. 14. In her new role, Richard will be responsible for Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Community Relations, and Code and Regulatory Affairs. “Karen brings a strong track... more »