Vitro® Architectural Glass, formerly PPG Glass, has announced that Chris Fronsoe has been named manager of architectural market development, and he will serve the Western Region of the United States. Vitro architectural market development managers direct teams of national architectural managers in their regions and provide services to Vitro Certified™ fabricators, which supply quality, high-performance glass, including insulating glass units, spandrel glass, and tempered/heat strengthened glass for buildings across North America and beyond.
Fronsoe has a long career of representing building product manufacturers for architects and most recently worked with Vitro as a national architectural manager for the Northwest region. He is also an engaging presenter and a licensed sommelier and has used his interest in wine education to create Vino with Vitro, an innovative wine tasting and glass education seminar that is also a certified Continuing Education course with the American Institute of Architects. Fronsoe holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in business management and organizational leadership from George Fox College in Newberg, Oregon. He has served on technical committees with the National Glass Association (NGA) and has also been a featured speaker at multiple glass industry events, including Glass Performance Days, GlassCon Global, and Façade Tectonics.
In addition, Andre Kenstowicz has been named key projects manager. Kenstowicz was previously Vitro’s commercial account manager for the Pacific-Mountain region and has experience in architectural promotion as both a sales and architectural manager. Kenstowicz joined Vitro in 2012 and holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Kenstowicz also attended Universidad de Sevilla in Spain and is fluent in Spanish.
Vitro Architectural Glass has announced that Brad Boone has been named sales director of advanced glazings and architectural government sales liaison. In his role, Boone will work cross-functionally with both the sales and marketing and innovation teams to develop and execute commercial strategies for all advanced glazing products. Additionally, Boone will work with the United States General Services Administration and other government and military agencies to expand and accelerate the adoption of Vitro’s advanced glazing products.
Additionally, Guillermo Martinez has been named manager of key accounts and business development, a new role in which he will work directly with customer accounts that require specialized glass products or technological services. Martinez earned an MBA in global business and strategy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in industrial engineering and a minor in systems engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico and has completed the Babson Entrepreneurship Program at Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.