Townsend draws from more than 30 years of experience in the commercial glazing and architectural products industries, as well as a lifetime of connections in Texas.In addition to Wausau’s reputation as an industry leader, its people and its culture, he is excited about the company’s products. “There is a wonderful opportunity in the Texas market for Wausau’s unitized curtainwall systems and its standard, impact-resistant and blast-mitigating windows.”
Most recently, Townsend served as national sales director of Columbia Commercial Building Products in Rockwall, Texas. Prior to this, he was an estimating manager and as a senior project manager for Vistawall Architectural Products (now Oldcastle Building Envelope™). Previous positions include vice president of field operations at Alco Glass in Mesquite, Texas, and project foreman at Haley-Greer, Inc.
Townsend and his wife are residents of Surry, Texas, where they support several local charities and are actively involved with their three daughters and five grandchildren. In his spare time, he builds custom furniture, builds and restores golf clubs and equipment, and restores vintage muscle cars.