Volume 50, Issue 12 - December 2015


new hires

Boon Edam Inc. hired Brandon Roe as enterprise sales manager for architectural revolving doors with a focus on large retailers, hospitality and property management companies. Roe has worked in the security industry since 2006 selling video, access and intrusion with Honeywell Security and Panasonic. Prior to joining the company, he worked for InVue Security Products, selling merchandise-protection and loss-prevention technology.

Tubelite Inc. announced several new hires recently. Tim Salach is vice president of finance, Tom Mifflin is product manager supporting storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems, and Dok Stevens-Dehring is environmental health and safety (EHS) manager for the company’s Michigan and Texas facilities.

Salach replaces Gary Potter, who retired in June after 26 years in this role. He earned his master’s in business administration at the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University. He is a certified public accountant.

Mifflin joins from Wausau Window and Wall Systems, where he worked 20 years in engineering, research and product development, and most recently as the regional architectural service manager.

Stevens-Dehring graduated from Western Michigan University with a master’s degree in environmental hydrogeology and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, English and biology. She is educated and certified in TapRooT incident investigation and root cause analysis, OSHA general industry rules, incident commander training, ergonomics, chemical security awareness, airborne fiber counting NIOSH 58 and microsopical identification of asbestos.

In addition, Pat Daniels joined the company as a southeastern regional sales manager. Daniels brings more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and product management. Most recently, he worked as regional sales manager for New Jersey-based Englert Inc. He previously was director of sales and marketing at Fortis Plastics Inc. and, prior to that, held the same title with YKK AP.

Daniels earned a bachelor’s degree in business and finance from Mount Saint Mary’s College in Baltimore.

The company also named two new client-development managers. David Fye is handling the Houston area and Jim Conte is focused on the Mid-Atlantic.

Fye has more than 30 years of experience in sales, project management, estimating, customer service and drafting. He most recently worked at Dynamic Glass LLC as a senior project manager.

Fye earned a degree in architectural drafting technology from Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis and studied construction technology at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.

Conte most recently worked as an architectural sales representative for U.S. Aluminum, a division of C.R. Laurence, and previously worked two decades as a glazier.

He is a member of the Construction Specifications Institute, and earned his Construction Documents Technology certification. He also volunteers with the design/build LAB at the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design.

Aldora Aluminum and Glass Products hired Don Burgess as a sales representative in the Orlando area and eastern Florida.

Burgess, previously an owner of a glass shop, has more than 40 years of experience in the glass and glazing industry, mostly as an outside sales representative.

CRL-U.S. Aluminum announced several new additions to its North American sales team: John Herko, Tom Klutho, Regina Love, Chris McLaughlin, Barry Nishman, Bill Gray, Rick Zuchetto and Bart Daniels.

Herko brings 30 years of experience in the glazing industry, most recently with Banner Glass. He will be serving customers in the Washington, D.C., area.

Previously an architectural glass representative for a Guardian-certified fabricator in the Midwest, Klutho will now support CRL customers in the Michigan, Central Illinois and Northern Indiana territories.

Love worked for Horton Automatics and Dorma, as a national account manager. She will support South/Central Texas customers.

McLaughlin brings 18 years of business manager experience, most recently with Wonder Metals Corp. in Redding, Calif. He will represent CRL in the Northern California region.

Nishman, who will cover CRL’s Northern California Bay Area customers, has spent 21 years with glazing contractors as an estimator and project manager. In his most recent role, he served as an operations manager at Panda Windows and Doors in Las Vegas.

Gray brings more than 27 years of experience in the architecture and construction industry, most recently with Dorma. He will serve customers in Southern Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Zuchetto has worked in the glazing industry for more than 30 years and was previously with Alumatec Glass. He will cover the Vancouver Island territory.

Daniels brings more than 35 years of experience and most recently worked with Trulite Glass and Aluminum. He will serve customers in Utah.

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