Guardian Glass has hired Kris La-Borde as a regional technical advisor. Officials say that La-Borde will provide performance technical support focusing on the commercial sector. He will also support the Western region sales team and Guardian’s Kingsburg, Calif., manufacturing facility.

Guardian Glass has hired Kris La-Borde as a regional technical advisor.

La-Borde has more than 16 years of experience in engineering. He spent the past 12 years in the façade and building enclosure industry.

“We are very happy to welcome Kris to the team, where his extensive façade engineering experience will make him a valuable resource to Guardian Elite Fabricators, Guardian Select Fabricators and our architectural partners,” says Jacob Kasbrick, director of the North American commercial segment and technical services.

La-Borde previously served as a façade engineer for Thornton Tomasetti in Los Angeles and London, focusing on North American facades and enclosures. Before that, he spent four years at Yuanda, where he engineered façade systems and specialized