Both work closely with architects and glazing contractors to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems.With more than 30 years of industry experience, Doughty will continue his role as client development manager for Tubelite’s clients in Georgia with the addition of managing the sales representatives of four other territories.He has been closely involved with projects requiring protection from the region’s solar heat, humidity and hurricanes. Meeting these high-performance needs, he helped introduce Tubelite’s ForceFront(TM) Storm storefront and entrance products throughout the area.
Based in Mississippi, Hocutt joins Tubelite with nearly 15 years of experience in the industry. He recently worked at YKK AP America, Inc. as an architectural sales representative in the Southeast. Previously, he was an outside sales representative at ARCH Aluminum and Glass Co., Inc.
Prior to beginning his career in architectural aluminum and fenestration products, Hocutt served as a squad leader at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. He earned an Army Accommodation Medal for Meritorious Service while serving in a leadership role at the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Good Conduct Medals for each of his three tours of duty. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Mississippi’s Bellhaven University.
Both Doughty and Hocutt are known for industry knowledge and their consultative approach. They frequently present continuing educational courses to architects and other building professionals. Tubelite Inc. currently offers programs approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA/CES).
About Tubelite Inc.
Tubelite was established in 1945 and is part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. The company’s headquarters, distribution, warehousing and assembly operations are in Walker, Mich. Its additional facility in Reed City, Mich., houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation.
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), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
To learn more about Tubelite’s products and personnel, please visit http://www.tubeliteinc.com.