Frank G. Heard has been Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company since January 2015. He joined Gibraltar as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014 with more than 25 years of experience in the building products industry. Prior to Gibraltar, he served as president, ITW Building
Charles D. Jerasa was named President of Residential Ventilation and Air Management Products in January 2015 after having been President of the Storage & Ventilation Group since January 2010. He has more than 25 years of experience in the building materials industry.
Jack L. Mehltretter was appointed VP of Information Technology in January 2017. He previously had been Global Vice President of Information Technology at New Era Cap Company, an international headwear/apparel company, since 2007. Earlier, he was VP of Information Technology at Cliffstar Corp., a
Timothy F. Murphy was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2017. Mr. Murphy served as Secretary and Vice President of Treasury, Tax, and Risk since 2012. Previously, he served as Vice President of Treasury Operations since January 2010, and as Director of Treasury Operations from June 2008 to
John T. Neil was appointed VP Strategic Operations in August 2016. Prior to joining Gibraltar, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the North American Construction Divisions at SFS Intec, a $1.4 billion manufacturer of fasteners with global capabilities.
Paul Y. Plourde was appointed to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development in January 2015. An experienced executive in the consumer goods, building products and industrial sectors, Mr. Plourde has a record of success in developing and executing business growth initiatives.
Lori A. Rizzo was appointed Vice President, Corporate Controller in March 2018. Previously, Ms. Rizzo had served as Gibraltar's Director of Accounting & Reporting since 2012 and Manager of Corporate Accounting since 2008. Ms. Rizzo's experience at Gibraltar includes consolidations, acquisitions &
Cherri L. Syvrud has been Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development since April 2016. She joined Gibraltar after a 28-year career at Illinois Tool Works Inc., where she served most recently as Platform Director of Human Resources, where she developed and implemented HR
William L. Vietas (Bill) was appointed President of the Renewable Energy and Conservation Group in January of 2018. Before that, he was General Manager of RBI Solar, helping to start the company in 2009. He also had previously served as Commercial Division Manager for Rough Brothers.
Kevin M. Viravec was appointed as President of the Industrial & Infrastructure Products Segment in January 2015. He joined Gibraltar from Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), a Fortune 200 global diversified industrial manufacturer, where he had been Vice President and General Manager, North America for
John E. Wagner was appointed Vice President of Supply Chain Management and Business Process Simplification in January 2015 after having joined Gibraltar in September 2004 as Vice President of Supply Chain Management. Throughout his more than 20-year career, Mr.
Jeffrey J. Watorek was appointed Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary in April 2017. Previously, Mr. Watorek had served as Gibraltar’s Director of Financial Planning & Analysis since 2012 and Manager of External Reporting since 2008. Mr. Watorek’s experience at Gibraltar includes budgeting and