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  • Seven PGT Custom Windows + Doors employees earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University. The graduates completed the three-year program while attending an onsite campus at PGT’s headquarters. The 2017 graduates are Bayne Beecher, Jamison Eige, Jeff Finch, Perla Guerrero, Michael Hartley, Benji... more »
  • Lamatek promoted Jamie Kifferly to account manager. In his new position, Kifferly will serve as the main contact for both new and existing customers. “Jamie has done an outstanding job as part of our customer service team and is often viewed as the ‘go to’ person for assistance,” National Sales Manager Janine Clauss notes. “As a result, Jamie has become the main... more »
  • Quanex Building Products promoted George Wilson, pictured right, to chief operating officer effective August 1. In this newly created position, Wilson will be responsible for the company’s U.S. and international operations, reporting to Bill Griffiths, chairman, president and CEO. Wilson served as president of the company’s Insulating Glass Systems since 2011 and, in the 18 years... more »
  • Sierra Pacific Windows named Tom Takach president of the company. Takach will succeed Kendall Pierson, who is retiring after 33 years with Sierra Pacific Industries. Takach, who previously served as vice president of operations, has 25 years of experience in the window and door business. He joined Sierra Pacific in 2014 as the vice president of operations and was instrumental in integrating... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems named Robert Rodriguez president of operations for Crystal Pacific Window & Door Systems, the West Coast arm of Crystal Windows. With nearly 30 years of experience in the fenestration manufacturing industry, he has been with Crystal Pacific for the past three years and previously held the title of general manager. Prior to joining Crystal... more »
  • RiteScreen appointed Aaron Milligan and Jim Gogolewski as directors of sales. Milligan will be based in Florida and brings over 12 years of window and door business experience. His sales responsibilities include Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.  “Our acquisition of our plant in Miami has enabled us to offer RiteScreen quality and responsiveness to the Florida market,... more »
  • Huttig Building Products Inc. appointed Kevin Brennan as West Region vice president. Brennan most recently served as senior vice president of sales and marketing for Feeney Inc. Prior to joining Feeney, he was senior vice president of pro sales for CPG Building Products and senior vice president of sales and marketing for TimberTech Ltd.   more »
  • Tyson Schwartz has been appointed the new president of Soft-Lite LLC. Schwartz has a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from Minnesota State University. A summer internship with Ritec International Ltd. in London, England led to a full-time job with the company and launched Schwartz’ career in the glass products industry. Schwartz was a sales representative with Great Lakes... more »
  • Adler Windows hired Shayna Roser as operations administrator. This hire signifies the company's 100th employee.  Roser will assist in managing Adler’s installation teams, overseeing scheduled installations and assisting in engineering projects. Her previous roles include serving as an estimator for City Window Fashions and LVC Interiors; she was also a project manager/drafter at... more »
  • Jeff Lowinski, vice president of technical activities at the Window and Door Manufacturers Association will retire June 30 after spending 21 years at WDMA, where he served as acting CEO two times. He also spent eight years at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and another six years doing window testing, bringing his industry career to 35 years. Lowinski helped create the... more »