Viracon Names Two New Architectural Sales Representatives for Southeast and Midwest Regions

Viracon announces the placement of Thomas Cater and Tyler Firme as its two newest architectural sales representatives.

Thomas Cater graduated from Clemson University in 2006 with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, and then returned to Clemson where he graduated in 2008 with an MBA, and a Masters in Civil Engineering: Construction Management.Previously, he worked as a project manager for Quality Structures and as a Regional Sales Executive with Doralco Architectural Metals. His territory for Viracon includes Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.

Tyler Firme is a LEED Green Associate and recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Most recently, Tyler participated in a nine-month sales training program within Viracon. He will service the state of Michigan, along with key accounts in Chicago, outstate Illinois, and southern Wisconsin.

Mike Winkler, Viracon’s Southeast Regional Manager, will provide leadership and guidance to Thomas. Bob Carlson, Viracon’s Northeast Regional Manager, will oversee Tyler’s efforts.

“I’m excited to have Thomas join our team,” says Mike Winkler. “His proficient knowledge in construction management and customer development will be a welcome addition to the Southeast.”

“Tyler is an excellent choice for achieving our sales and marketing initiatives within his territory,” says Bob Carlson. “I am excited to get him into the marketplace so he can showcase his familiarity of Viracon’s products and services to our customers and the architectural community.”

About Viracon, Inc.

Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, St. George, Utah and Nazaré Paulista, Brazil. Viracon produces high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened, digital printing, and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services. For more information, visit

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600450 Viracon Names Two New Architectural Sales Representatives for Southeast and Midwest Regions
Date: 1 April 2015
Source: Viracon, Inc.

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