Architectural Glazing Committee Roster

Michael Albert
S. Albert Glass Co., Inc.
Bryan Bush
City Glass Co.
Anthony Callas
Heinaman Contract Glazing
Peter Chojnacki
FabTech LLC
Chris Fenwick
Kawneer Co., Inc.
Rick Hamlin
Cupples, Inc.
Troy Hein
YKK AP America, Inc.
John Heinaman
Heinaman Contract Glazing
Tom Howhannesian
Heinaman Contract Glazing
Courtney Little
ACE Glass
Construction Corp.
Kevin McMahon
K-Man Glass Corp.
Max Perilstein
Sole Source Consultants
Henry Taylor
Rodney Van Buskirk
Bacon & Van Buskirk Glass Co., Inc.
Brad Voreis
Glass Doctor Corporate
Richard Voreis
Consulting Collaborative


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The 8th Annual Glazing Executives Forum
September 10, 2013 in Atlanta, GA

Jeff Dietrich’s
keynote slides now
available here.


Nearly 130 industry executives joined together for the 2013 Glazing Executives Forum in Atlanta. Attendees benefitted from an interactive panel discussion on industry trends, breakout sessions providing key takeaways in marketing, management and operations, networking activities and Jeff Dietrich’s much anticipated industry forecast.

Click on the above link for Jeff Dietrich’s keynote slide presentation and see below the full GEF 2013 agenda - and save the date for the 2014 Glazing Executive Forum in Las Vegas!


Tuesday, September 10

8:30am to 10:00am

Opening General Session:
Industry Trends Panel

Richard Beuke, PPG, Jim Miller, View, Inc., Mike Turner, YKK-API, Jeff Meyer, White Bear Glass and moderator, Rick Hamlin, Cupples, Inc.

10:10am to 10:50am

Breakout Sessions

  • Making Your Bid Stand Out
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Liability and Contract Issues/Collecting Money
  • Improving Project Costs

11:00am to 11:40am

10:10am Breakout Sessions Repeat

11:45am to 1:15pm


1:30pm to 2:10pm

Breakout Sessions

  • Finding and Keeping Good Installers
  • Field Installation
  • Window Wall Performance
  • Codes

2:20pm to 3:00pm

1:30 Breakout Sessions Repeat

3:10pm to 4:40pm

Closing General Session
Economic Forecast with Dr. Jeff Dietrich, ITR Economics®

Thanks to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

YKK ap

Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

Pilkington North America
Dow Corning
Hartung Glass Industries
PPG Industries, Inc.


For questions regarding this program please contact the NGA at or at 866/342-5642x182