Gary E. Robinette , President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board and Director

Gary E. Robinette was appointed our President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2006 at which time he was also elected to our Board of Directors. Prior to joining Ply Gem, Mr. Robinette served as Executive Vice President and COO at Stock Building Supply, formerly a Wolseley company, since September 1998, and was also a member of the Wolseley North American Management board of directors. Mr. Robinette held the position of President of Erb Lumber Inc., a Wolseley company, from 1993 to 1998 and served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Carolina Holdings which was the predecessor company of Stock Building Supply. Mr. Robinette received a BS in accounting from Tiffin University and a MBA from Xavier University, where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Policy Advisory Board of Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies and serves on the Board of Directors for three companies sponsored by private equity firms.

Mr. Robinette's 37 years of experience with building products and distribution companies provides the Board with relevant industry knowledge and expertise pertinent to the current economic environment. Throughout Mr. Robinette's tenure with various building product companies, he has experienced the housing industry's thriving growth, as well as a number of recessionary declines in the market. These experiences provide the Board with valuable insight regarding strategic decisions and the future direction and vision of the Company.

Shawn K. Poe , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Since the Ply Gem acquisition, Mr. Poe has served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Poe was appointed Vice President of Finance of our siding and accessories subsidiaries in March 2000. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Poe held the position of Corporate Controller and various other accounting positions at Nordyne, Inc., which he joined in 1990. In addition, Mr. Poe held various accounting positions with Federal Mogul Corporation from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Poe graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1984 with a BS in Accounting. Mr. Poe graduated from Fontbonne College in 1994 with an MBA.

John Wayne , Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Wayne was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company in 2012 after having served as President of our siding and accessories subsidiaries since January of 2002.  Mr. Wayne joined the Company in 1998, and prior to his appointment to President of our Siding, Fencing and Stone group had been Vice President of Sales and Marketing for our Variform and Napco siding and accessories subsidiaries.  Prior to joining us, Mr. Wayne worked for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. from 1985 to 1998, holding a variety of sales management positions, including Vice President of Sales.  Mr. Wayne served as the Chairman of the Vinyl Siding Institute, the Chairman of the VSI Code and Regulatory Committee, and Chairman of the VSI board of directors through December 2007 when his term ended.  Mr. Wayne graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1984 with a BBA in Finance and Marketing.

John Buckley , President, Siding, Fencing and Stone group

Mr. Buckley was appointed President of our Siding, Fencing and Stone group effective in 2012. Mr. Buckley joined the Company in 1999, and prior to his appointment to President of our Siding, Fencing and Stone group had been Senior Vice President of Sales for our siding and accessories subsidiaries. Prior to joining us, Mr. Buckley worked for CertainTeed from 1991 to 1999, holding a variety of sales management positions. Mr. Buckley received a BA in communications from the University of Michigan in 1986, and a MSA from Madonna University in 1991.

Art Steinhafel , President, U.S. Window and Door group

Mr. Steinhafel was appointed President of U.S. Window and Door group in 2013. Mr. Steinhafel joined the Company in 2010, and prior to his appointment to President of the Company’s U.S. Window and Door group had been Senior Vice President of Sales for our U.S. Window and Door group. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Steinhafel worked for Atrium Windows from 2008-2010 as President of the Central Region and for Peachtree Window Companies in various capacities from 1999-2007. Mr. Steinhafel received a BS in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1992.

David N. Schmoll , Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Mr. Schmoll was appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources in 2007.  Prior to joining Ply Gem, he served as Vice President of Stock Building Supply (formerly a Wolseley company) since 1995.  Prior to that position, he served as Director of Human Resources since 1989 at Carolina Holdings, the predecessor company of Stock Building Supply, with responsibility for all human resource and development functions.  Previously, Mr. Schmoll served in both human resource and collective bargaining positions at Reynolds & Reynolds.  Mr. Schmoll graduated from the University of North Texas in 1981 and has attended executive development programs at both Duke University and the International Institute of Management Development.

Timothy D. Johnson , General Counsel

Mr. Johnson joined the Company in 2008 as General Counsel.  Prior to joining the Company, he served as Vice President and Regional Counsel at Arysta LifeScience North America from 2006 to 2008.  Previously, Mr. Johnson was an attorney with the law firms of Hunton & Williams from 2003 to 2006 and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati from 2001 to 2003.  Mr. Johnson received a BA in biology from Taylor University in 1997, and a JD from Duke University School of Law in 2001.

Lee Clark-Sellers , Innovation Officer

Ms. Clark-Sellers joined the Company in 2011 as Innovation Officer. Prior to joining the Company, she was the Executive Director at the Center of Innovation Management Studies at North Carolina State University from 2009 to 2011. Prior to the position within NCSU, Ms Clark-Sellers worked with Nortel Networks and Bell Northern Research within multiple R&D functions from product development to advanced technology research. Ms. Clark-Sellers received a BS in Electrical Engineering from NCSU in 1986 and a Master of Science in Technology in 1995 from NCSU.

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