Michael Ross named as Tubelite client development manager for northern Georgia

Michael RossTubelite Inc. has named Michael Ross as client development manager serving the northern Georgia market. He reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager Patrick Daniels. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

Ross joins Tubelite with over two decades of operations, business development and sales leadership experience in the commercial construction industries. Previously, Ross held management positions at various locations for ARAMARK’s uniform services. He received numerous promotions during his nearly 10 years of employment at the company. Following this, he joined American Window and Door (AWD) in Georgia and served as its owner and senior project manager.

In addition to his professional experience, Ross earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and public administration at the University of Akron in Ohio, and a master’s of business administration from St. Francis University in Pennsylvania.

For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Tubelite adds Judy Bland as vice president of operations

Tubelite adds Judy Bland as vice president of operationsTubelite Inc. welcomes Judy Bland as its vice president of operations in Walker, Michigan. She will report directly to Steve Green, general manager, and her primary focus will be on safety, customer satisfaction, fiscal goal attainment and continual progression of Tubelite’s Lean journey.

Bland most recently served as the vice president of operations at Cascade Engineering in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In that position, she conducted various initiatives that included improved productivity resulting in a 50 percent increased capacity, generated significant annual savings by consolidating eight warehouses, implemented Lean/Six Sigma certification processes, and facilitated several high-performance team-building events.

Prior to her five years at Cascade Engineering, Bland held the position of vice president of operations at Leatherman Tool Group, a high-end multi-purpose tool manufacturer; Crane Corporation, a recreational vehicle, truck and construction product manufacturer; and Dover Corporation, a worldwide manufacturer of industrial compressors and fluid handling systems. Bland’s employment before that included executive vice president of the Micropump division and vice president of operations of the Viking Pump division at IDEX Corporation; and director of operations and operational excellence director at Parker Hannifin.

Bland earned both her bachelor’s degree and M.B.A from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She continued her professional development becoming a Certified Total Quality Management (TQM) Facilitator, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Tubelite names David Ham as client development manager for Houston, Texas

Tubelite Inc. has named David Ham as client development manager serving the Houston market. He reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager Terry Robinholt. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams across Texas to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.David Ham

Joining Tubelite with more than 35 years of industry experience, Ham most recently worked as senior architectural sales associate at C.R. Laurence/U.S. Aluminum, Inc. and served the central Texas and northwest Oklahoma area. He started his career at United States Aluminum Corporation and held various positions within the company – from architectural sales to project management and estimating, to fabrication and production. He also was an architectural sales representative in Texas with YKK AP America for nearly 15 years.

Before joining the fenestration field, Ham studied real estate, contracts and computer science at Cedar Valley College in Dallas, Texas. He continues his professional development and shares his knowledge as an active member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI Houston) and the Texas Glass Association.

For information on employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations. Its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Tubelite names Josh Herman as client development manager for western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio

Josh Herman, Tubelite client development manager for western Pennsylvania and northeastern OhioTubelite Inc. has named Josh Herman as a client development manager serving western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio. Based in Ohio, he reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams across the region to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

Herman brings technical skills and management experience from his years at Everhart Glass Company in Canton, Ohio. As shop foreman from 2006-2013, he fabricated aluminum framing system, fulfilled glass and aluminum cutting requests, and was a field installer for contracted projects. In 2014, he returned as the operations manager where he ran the day-to-day operations, estimated, and oversaw safety and quality on midsize to large contracted projects. In the interim, he held the position of project manager at Oldcastle Building Envelope in Warwick, Rhode Island from 2013-2014. As project manager, Herman worked with internal and external architects and engineers on reviewing architectural drawings for use in the field and coordinated deliveries for customers.

Herman perused a bachelor’s degree in business finance at the University of Akron, received his Real Estate Certification from Hondros College in Akron, Ohio and stays active in his community as a youth sports program coach.

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations and its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America (NGA/GANA), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

To learn more about Tubelite’s employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

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Tubelite names Kevin O’Neill as client development manager for select New England states

Kevin O'Neill, client development manager

Tubelite Inc. has named Kevin O’Neill as a client development manager serving clients in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Based in New Jersey, he reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams across the region to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

O’Neill started his career in 1990 at Kawneer Company in New Jersey as a project manager and was promoted throughout his years at the company before landing in the architectural sales representative role. He continued his career as an architectural sales representative at Kalwall Corporation in New Hampshire, at YKK AP America in Massachusetts and at Oldcastle Building Envelope in Rhode Island. He returned to New Jersey and to project management in his most recent position at Boss Glass Company.

Throughout his time as an architectural sales representative, O’Neill coordinated with building owners, architects, general and glazing contractors on expansions and new construction projects. He continuously evaluated drawings for structural compliance and building standards, and advised architects on product application and specifications.

O’Neill continues to share his knowledge with Tubelite’s customers and at industry events in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Along with his professional experience, he earned a bachelor’s degree in operations management from Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey.

 

About Tubelite Inc.

For more than 70 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite’s dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery.

Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations and its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation. The company also has offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Warwick, Rhode Island.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the Glass Association of North America (GANA), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

To learn more about Tubelite’s employment opportunities at Tubelite, please click on “Careers” at the top of the home page.

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