United Architectural Metals (UAM) in North Canton, Ohio, has named Jacob Gaddis as its new director of pre-construction services.

Gaddis, who most recently served as design assist manager at UAM, will be in charge of the sales and marketing effort for UAM’s high-performance façade offerings. He will oversee the pre-construction department.

“I am excited to name Jacob to this crucial position within UAM,” says Tom Nesbitt, CEO of UAM. “Jacob has been a ‘jack of all trades’ for us so with his knowledge of this business and his experienced architectural background, I am confident he will take UAM’s sales and marketing efforts to new levels and introduce and integrate our products to more and more customers.”

Gaddis is a graduate of Kent State University, where he also received his master’s degree in architecture. He also is a member of the National Council Architectural Board.