YKK AP America Inc. hired Jeanette Schieferle as an architectural sales representative in northern California.

Jeanette Schieferle

She has nearly a decade of experience in selling architectural products to glazing contractors and architects. Prior to joining YKK AP, she was a project manager at Atascadero Glass Inc. She will report to Terry Carespodi, national sales manager at YKK AP.

“Since establishing our presence in the Western U.S., we have been thrilled to see such strong and steady demand. We have continued to ramp up our sales force with skilled talent in order to support and grow our customer base and brand within the region, and we are proud to add Jeanette’s extensive industry and regional knowledge to our team,” says Carespodi. “We look forward to continued growth and success within the region, and hope to expand our presence even further in 2018.”

YKK AP first established its West Coast presence in 2016 with the opening of a transportation and logistics system in Coppell, Texas. In addition to Schieferle, recent hires include architectural sales representative Jesse Baker of Kansas City and independent sales agent Tom Olsen of Olsen Architectural Products in Chicago.