Tubelite promotes Mary Avery to vice president of sales and marketing, and Tom Mifflin to director of marketing

Mary Avery, Vice President of Sales and MarketingTubelite Inc. has promoted Mary Avery to vice president of sales and marketing, and Tom Mifflin to director of marketing. Working together with colleagues and clients, they will continue to support the strategic growth of Tubelite’s storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

“Mary’s extraordinary leadership skills combined with her industry experience and strong relationships with our clients and sales organization have made her extremely successful in every role she’s held with the company,” said Tubelite’s president, Steve Green. He added, “Tom also has proven his leadership within the company and will use his vast knowledge of the industry and diverse background to take the marketing group to new levels.”

Mary Avery, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
In her new role, Avery will lead the development and implementation of Tubelite sales and marketing plans, support new and existing client initiatives, oversee marketing communications and work closely with research and development for product introductions and updates. She continues to report directly to Green and will oversee the regional sales mangers, national accounts and marketing team as part of the Tubelite Executive Leadership Team.

Avery began her career at Tubelite more than a decade ago as the manager of client services before being promoted to manager of client services and marketing in 2009. To support the substantial growth and an increased focus on marketing, Tubelite concentrated her role as the marketing manager and then promoted her to director of marketing in 2013. Avery continued to be a driving force in Tubelite’s success and was promoted to vice president of marketing in 2016. Previous to her employment at Tubelite, Avery held the position of customer service training manager at DTE Energy Company.

Tubelite’s regional sales managers Jim Oberlin, Pat Daniels and Terry Robinholt, development manager Kent Baumann, and director of marketing Tom Mifflin will report directly to Avery.

In addition to her professional experience, Avery earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her master’s degree in business administration program from the University of Chicago.

Tom Mifflin, Director of MarketingTom Mifflin, Director of Marketing
Reporting to Avery, Mifflin moves into her earlier role as director of marketing where he will oversee the architectural specification, promotion strategy, public relations, as well as the website and pricing.

Joining Tubelite in 2015 as a product manager, Mifflin has worked closely with the company’s marketing, sales and engineering teams, and clients, to help develop industry-leading products and services. Before joining Tubelite, he worked at Wausau Window and Wall Systems for 20 years in engineering, research and product development, and architectural services. Previous to Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Mifflin held the position of project engineer at Columbia Research Corporation where he supported facility, communication and tactical equipment projects for the U.S. Marine and Naval Special Warfare Commands.

Tubelite’s architectural representatives Doug Dietrich and Kevin Haynes, internal architectural representative Brian Tobias, product pricing specialist Mike Gibbs, marketing promotions coordinators Walt Lutzke and Katie Click, senior technical trainer Ron Schaaf, and marketing assistant Uriah Maczala will report directly to Mifflin.

In addition to his professional experience, Mifflin earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Idaho State University.

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 an office in 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 promotes Cameron Shooltz and Graham Green through client development manager trainee program

Tubelite introduces its client development manager trainee program. The program is designed to train aspiring sales professionals to successfully promote Tubelite’s storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems to glazing contractors and architectural teams.

Cameron Shooltz, client development manager for Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and western North Dakota, completed the program in November 2018. He reports directly to Tubelite’s regional sales manager, Terry Robinholt. Shooltz began at Tubelite in 2016 as a junior general accountant and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting information management from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

“During his first year, Cameron has been able to utilize various steps from the training program to build long-term relationships and provide our clients with valuable opportunities,” said Robinholt.

Graham Green, client development manager for northeast Ohio, completed the program in October 2019. He reports directly to Tubelite’s regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. Green began at Tubelite in 2016 as a sales intern and earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

“The program has exposed Graham to almost every aspect of our business at Tubelite,” Oberlin stated. “He has spent countless hours working in several key functions to ensure our clients’ success, and thus our success in this important territory.”

 

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 an office in 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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Paul Drake named as Tubelite client development manager for Kentucky

Tubelite Inc. has named Paul Drake as client development manager serving the market in Kentucky. He reports directly to Tubelite’s 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.

Drake joins Tubelite with more than two decades of sales and management experience in the glass and glazing industry. He most recently held the position of architectural sales representative at AGC Glass Company of North America in Alpharetta, Georgia, where he grew brand awareness and was responsible for significant increases in commercial glass sales. Previously, Drake served in project management and sales at Kawneer and Arch Aluminum Glass before becoming an architectural sales representative at Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope.

In addition to his professional experience, Drake is active in numerous Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) chapters throughout the Midwest and earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education and recreation from Franklin College in Indiana.

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 an office in 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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Sherri Doucette joins Tubelite as client development manager for Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and northeast Massachusetts

Tubelite Inc. has named Sherri Doucette as client development manager for the markets in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and northeast Massachusetts. In addition, she serves as the architectural representative for New England and reports directly to Tubelite’s regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

Doucette held prior positions promoting Tubelite’s products and services to local glazing contractors and architects. She also worked independently to provide engineering and project management services to glazing contractors.

In addition to her professional experience, Doucette studied business management at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts and earned a bachelor of science in architectural engineering from the New England Technical Institute in Rhode Island.

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 an office in 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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Michael Distefano named as Tubelite client development manager for western and central Pennsylvania

Michael Distefano named as Tubelite client development manager for western and central PennsylvaniaTubelite Inc. has named Michael Distefano as client development manager serving the market in western and central Pennsylvania. He reports directly to Tubelite regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.

Distefano started his career at McClure & McClure, Inc. as a field installer and was promoted throughout the next two decades before landing the position of president of the company. He continued his career as the owner of JLNMDISTE, LLC, a broker and consulting firm, and most recently held the position of sales representative and estimator at W.A. Wilson Glass Plus in Wheeling, West Virginia.

 

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 an office in 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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