Michelle Perkins’ responsibilities consist of overseeing day-to-day operations of fabrication and finishing

SAF has added two new team members, Mark Distler and Michelle Perkins. Distler assumes the role of senior project manager for SAF’s new contract management group. Perkins joins the company as a production manager at its Winston, Ga., facility.

“Mark and Michelle are two key additions that strengthen our team here at SAF,” says John McClatchey, vice president of sales and marketing at SAF. “The experience they bring to the team, along with their leadership skills, sets us up for success. With Mark, Michelle and the rest of our team, we are in a good place to continue driving business efforts forward and satisfying customer demand.”

Distler arrives with more than 35 years of industry experience. In his new role, he will be responsible for estimating, selling and managing larger, in-depth projects for SAF’s contract management group.

Perkins’ responsibilities consist of overseeing day-to-day operations of fabrication and finishing, including employee safety, product quality, on-time delivery, productivity, inventory, scheduling, employee development and staffing.

Mark Distler arrives with more than 35 years of industry experience.

SAF’s contract management group manages the company’s extensive and complex projects. The group handles architectural drawings and specifications customers send in for takeoffs (project materials cost assessment) and quote delivery, and is responsible for directing the fabrication process through the appropriate SAF branch. SAF established the contract management group in the summer of 2022.