and product management. She will Mich., location. He joined Tubelite in
YKK Corp. of America has promoted oversee all marketing team members August 2014 with more than 20 years of
Oliver Stepe to president of YKK AP and functional areas including market- management experience.
America Inc. Mike Turner, who most ing, communications,brand and prod-
recently oversaw marketing and tech- uct management, and architectural
nical services, succeeds Stepe as vice services/national accounts.
Likewise, Jim Gonza-
les was hired as plant
manager of the com-
pany’s Dallas facility.
Gonzales has more than
30 years of experience in
process evaluation and
Most recently, he served as director of
operations at Texas-based Progressive
Inc., a division of PCC Aerostructures.
In other personnel news, the com-
pany hired Daniel Politowicz as logis-
tic manager. Politowicz
president of sales and marketing.
In addition, the com-
Current president Max Mizota as- pany added Terry
sumes the role of chairman of YKK AP. Vaughan of Vaughan
Stepe joined the com- Architectural Products
pany in 1992 as a part of as a sales agent in the
the Baltimore/Washing- Arizona, New Mexico
ton, D.C.,office.Through- and El Paso, Texas, mar- Terry
out his 23-plus-year kets. He has more than Vaughan
tenure at YKK AP, he has 40 years of experience in
worked in a variety of commercial construction.
roles, including business
president of sales and op-
erations, and most re-
Steve Jaskolski was
promoted to vice presi-
dent of operations at
Tubelite Inc. Most re-
cently, he served as di-
rector of operations for
has worked in logistics
and distribution for
more than 30 years.Most
recently,he was the oper-
president of sales and
ations and procurement
the company’s facility in Daniel manager at Palogix Sup-
Walker, Mich. Jaskolski Politowicz ply Chain Services.
marketing at YKK AP’s Steve
Turner also started
with YKK AP in 1992,
holding roles in drafting,
and technical services.
He has held his most re-
has more than 20 years of
experience in operations,
sales management and
customer service. Prior
to joining Tubelite in
2014, he managed Sun-
rise Windows Ltd.’s plant
in Temperance, Mich.
Tubelite also appointed
Haynes as architectural
Dietrich is based in Iowa,
and has more than 30
most recently worked at
Merchants Metals Inc.
Haynes is based in Florida
and has nearly 30 years of
and engineering within
the glass and glazing in-
dustry. He previously
worked at Coral Industries
cent position since 2008. Craig
The company also Tyson
hired Jamilla Walcott as
In addition, Craig Dietrich
Tyson is now director of
director of marketing operations for the company’s Reed City,
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the age of 97. Barber owned Barber’s Glass & Manufacturing Co. Inc. for more
than 43 years and had locations in Oklahoma City, Okla., and Wichita, Kan. At
one time, during the 1960s and 1970s, his company was the largest inde-
pendent glass company west of the Mississippi. He installed windows, store-
fronts and automobile glass.
Barber invented and patented sliding back glasses, which were originally de-
veloped for use in oilfield equipment. They were manufactured at his company
in Oklahoma City and were shipped worldwide. Today, sliding back glasses are
available for most trucks.
He is survived by his brother Clyde Merle Barber; daughters Billye Stein and
Beverley Bevins; their husbands, Jerry and Mike; five grandchildren; 12 great-
grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Michelle Musso was
appointed South Central
sales manager. Musso
has 13 years of experi-
ence, most recently as a
regional sales manager
with Hilti Inc.
USGlass, Metal & Glazing | May 2016