Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Bryce R. Given has been appointed national architectural manager for Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska in the United States and British Columbia and Alberta in Canada.
In this role, Given will focus on delivering product, technology and service solutions to architects, specification writers, glazing contractors, façade consultants and Vitro Certified™ fabricators for the commercial construction market in his territory.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bryce, an accomplished architectural sales manager and consultant with extensive experience in the commercial façade and fenestration markets, to our team,” says Chris Fronsoe, western regional architectural team manager. “Bryce brings with him an impressive network of valuable relationships in his region, and he is a talented salesman who knows how to support architects and developers in selecting glass products to meet desired aesthetic and energy performance needs.”
Given has more than 16 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, with specific expertise in project management, estimating, design/build and solution promotion. He employs a holistic approach to material selection and local-market strategies and appreciates an understanding of the nuances of product and system performance and supply chain.
Given holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, having focused on Art History and Architecture. His previous experience includes serving as architectural design manager for Guardian Glass in the Northwest. He is also on the board of the Washington Glass Association.