Winco Window Co. announced pres-
ident John Campbell will retire. He
was hired in May 1995 as production
control and scheduling manager, and
previously worked at Alcan Aluminum
Co., White Star Aluminum, Peerless
Products and Sugar Creek Window and
Chris Lombard, C.R. Laurence
Chris Lombard, a 44-year employee of C.R. Laurence Co.,
died on July 29 at the age of 63.
According to an obituary on the Talbert Family Foundation
website, he was hit by a car while helping the victims of an ac-
cident on the side of a California freeway. Lombard was on his
way to work to open the building for customers and employees.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce, and ﬁve children.
“John has been steady at the wheel
since day one,” says Winco CEO Gantt Cordelia Begay, Louisville Plate Glass
W. Miller III. “We hired John knowing
that he would one day run the company
for us.His manufacturing,engineering,
product design expertise and informa-
tion systems experience was the cata-
lyst for our current operational systems
Cordelia Begay of Louisville Plate Glass (LPG) passed away August 12, at
the age of 50 due to complications from a serious infection, according to LPG.
“Cordelia was a valuable member of the Louisville Plate Glass Company
organization for 17 years,” LPG president Bill Stone said. “Her devotion
to the company set an example to all. She possessed a tireless work ethic,
was admired by our customers and loved by administrative and production
staff at LPG.”
Winco is beginning the search for
Campbell’s replacement, both inter- had been president of
nally and outside the company. During insulating glass systems
the transition, he will continue to be since 2011. In the 18
a project manager and
commercial sales man-
ager for the past 12 years.
He will oversee sales
to commercial custom-
ers and marketing to
the architectural com- Seth
munity, with a focus on Patterson
presence in the national fenestration
actively involved with the business.
years prior to joining
Quanex, he held var-
ious operational and
Quanex Building Products promoted ﬁnancial positions of in- George
George Wilson to chief operating of- creasing responsibility Wilson
ﬁcer. In this newly created position, at Lauren International
Wilson is responsible for and Federal-Mogul.
the company’s U.S. and
He now reports directly president of commercial sales at Ther-
Seth Patterson has a new role as vice
Waylon McCall has been promoted
to Bill Grifﬁths, chair, mal Windows Inc. based in Tulsa, Okla. to branch manager at Aldora Alumi-
president and CEO. Patterson has been involved in con- num and Glass Products’ new loca-
Prior to this pro- tract sales throughout the U.S. with tion near Atlanta. He is currently plant
motion, Wilson the company’s commercial division as manager for the company’s Miramar,
McCall will oversee facility upgrades,
including equipment installation,hiring
and training of all on-site personnel.
Once the location is operational, he will
be in charge of all day-to-day activities.
Over the past 20 years,he has worked
his way up from the plant ﬂoor to plant
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG) has promoted
Emily Dritz to national architectural manager.
Dritz will market the company’s products to archi-
tects and help them manage the glass selection pro-
cess, from initial building design and speciﬁcation
through production scheduling, fabrication and ﬁnal
Dritz joined the company as an architectural services
coordinator in 2015. Previously she worked as a project
architect for Rothschild Doyno Collaborative and as a grad-
uate architect for Peter Margittai Architects, both of Pitts-
burgh. She earned her bachelor’s degree in architecture
from Kent State University and a master’s degree in archi-
tecture from the University of Cincinnati.
Lamatek announced its promotion
of Jamie Kifferly to account manager.
Kifferly joined the company in 2016
as a member of the sales team and also
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