Leadership Team

Great Building Solutions Demand Great Leadership

In order to create the great exterior building solutions our customers depend on, visionary leadership is essential. Our corporate leadership team and board of directors are comprised of individuals with years of experience in related industries and the motivation to ensure that Cornerstone Building Brands succeeds in achieving its corporate objectives.

James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

James S. Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017, as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Executive Committee, the Routine Transactions Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Metcalf retired in 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG.

Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company.

Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco, Inc. and is chairman of the compensation committee, a director and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturing and is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.

Jeffrey S. Lee

Jeffrey S. Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

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Jeffrey S. Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

Jeff Lee has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands since June 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lee was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wilsonart International since 2014. Wilsonart is a global manufacturer and distributor of decorative engineered surfaces like laminate, performance veneer and quartz surfaces for the commercial and residential markets. Before his role at Wilsonart, Mr. Lee was the Executive Vice President and Corporate CFO for Contech. He began his career at Eaton Corporation where he had a twelve year career with various finance and operational roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and an M.B.A from Duke University. He is also a Six Sigma Champion and received Lean Training at the University of Tennessee.

Matthew Ackley

Matthew Ackley

President, Engineered Building Systems

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Matthew Ackley

President, Engineered Building Systems

Matthew Ackley joined Cornerstone Building Brands as President, Engineered Building Systems on April 12, 2021. He brings with him nearly 20 years of accomplished leadership in the building materials industry. Most recently, Mr. Ackley served as Vice President, Sales for USG Corporation, overseeing its Commercial Ceilings and Corporate Accounts teams, where he led strategic planning, sales execution and revenue and profit growth efforts.

Mr. Ackley spent much of his career at USG Corporation, holding roles of increasing responsibility including: Vice President, Architectural Sales; Area Manager, Central; Sr. Manager, Investor Relations; Category Manager, Interior Walls – L&W Supply and several other roles in sales and operations. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from University of Redlands and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Preston Bowen

Preston Bowen

President, Building Envelope Solutions

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Preston Bowen

President, Building Envelope Solutions

Preston Bowen has served as President of Insulated Metal Panels for Cornerstone Building Brands since November 2018. Preston held the role of NCI Building Systems President of Insulated Metal Panels since September 2016, and as President of CENTRIA from 2015 until 2016. Before joining NCI, Mr. Bowen was Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Care, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Senior Vice President of Retail Sales for Overhead Door Corporation from 2006 until 2015. He earned his B.A. in Business Administration and Management from Baldwin Wallace University.

Alena Brenner

Alena Brenner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Alena Brenner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Alena Brenner joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on April 5, 2021, assuming the company’s legal, compliance and risk management functions.

Ms. Brenner brings with her more than 20 years of legal experience, most recently serving as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and logistics company.

Prior to her work with Ryder, Ms. Brenner was the Director of Commercial Law and M&A at the New York headquarters of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). She previously spent over eight years at the New York City office of the law firm Hunton & Williams (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP) working in the Global Capital Markets and M&A group.

Ms. Brenner earned a bachelors degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Brenner also serves on the board for Teach for America – Miami, a non-profit organization focused on recruiting outstanding and diverse leaders to teach in K-12 schools in low-income communities.

John L. Buckley

John L. Buckley

President, Siding Business Unit

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John L. Buckley

President, Siding Business Unit

John Buckley has served as President, Siding & Accessories for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Mr. Buckley served as the President of the Ply Gem U.S. Siding Business Unit since June 2012. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Buckley was the Senior Vice President of Sales for this division after joining the team in 1999. Before Ply Gem, he worked for CertainTeed, holding a variety of sales leadership positions from 1991 until 1999. Mr. Buckley currently serves as the Chairman of the VSI (Vinyl Siding Institute) Board of Directors and Chairman of the VSI Steering Committee. He earned his B.A in communications from the University of Michigan, and an M.S.A. from Madonna University.

Lee Clark-Sellers

Lee Clark-Sellers

Chief Innovation Officer

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Lee Clark-Sellers

Chief Innovation Officer

Lee Clark-Sellers has served as Chief Innovation Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Clark-Sellers served as the Innovation Officer at Ply Gem since 2011. As the leader of Foundation Labs, Ms. Clark-Sellers established Ply Gem’s Insight Center, located in Research Triangle Park, NC. The center acts as hub for advanced testing and analytics, as well as material science and technology development. Ms. Clark-Sellers is also leading corporate efforts in STEM partnerships with K-12 education through internships and mentorships, associated with the Kenan Foundation. In addition to her work with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers is a Fellow with the Center of Innovation Management Studies, located at North Carolina State University. Ms. Clark-Sellers also currently serves on the Industrial Board of Directors at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and North Carolina State University Technology Incubator. Prior to working with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers held roles at North Carolina State University, Bell Northern Research, and Nortel Networks. In each of these roles, her focus has been on identifying opportunities and bringing them to fruition.

James F. Keppler

James F. Keppler

Executive Vice President, Operations

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James F. Keppler

Executive Vice President, Operations

James F. Keppler joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, Operations, on September 21, 2020 and is responsible for the end to end supply chain and manufacturing functions of the organization. Mr. Keppler brings with him more than 30 years’ experience leading the manufacturing and supply chain operations of large, diverse organizations within the automotive and appliance manufacturing industries.

Immediately prior to joining Cornerstone Building Brands, Keppler served as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain and Quality, for Whirlpool Corporation where he was responsible for the North American manufacturing, logistics, planning and quality functions.

In 2015, Keppler was the recipient of Purdue University’s School of Engineering Technology Distinguished Technology Alumni Award and has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers. Keppler earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Technology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Manufacturing Management from GMI Engineering and Management Institute.

Philip Langlois

Philip Langlois

President, Canada Business Unit

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Philip Langlois

President, Canada Business Unit

Philip Langlois has served, since August 2019, as President of the Canadian Business Unit for Cornerstone Building Brands. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Langlois was employed by Marvin Windows and Doors of Canada, joining in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer and then as President & Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Langlois held numerous senior leadership positions in both manufacturing and supply chain roles with Richelieu Hardware, JD Irving and CP Ships, bringing 20 years of operational and change management expertise to Cornerstone Building Brands. Mr. Langlois served as a Naval Officer, graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the Royal Military College in 1992. He also earned an MBA from the University of Montreal – Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales – in 1999.

Susan S. Selle

Susan S. Selle

Chief Marketing Officer

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Susan S. Selle

Chief Marketing Officer

Susan S. Selle has served as Chief Marketing Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Selle served as Chief Marketing Officer for Ply Gem since July 2014. Before joining Ply Gem, Ms. Selle held senior marketing and brand leadership roles with Jarden Consumer Solutions (formerly Sunbeam Products) from 1998 – 2014. While at Jarden, she led global marketing, customer marketing, advertising strategy, category management, digital & social marketing, shopper marketing and portfolio brand management for leading brands such as Mr. Coffee, Crock-Pot, Oster, Sunbeam, Foodsaver, First Alert, Holmes, Margaritaville Products and Healthometer. Prior to joining Jarden, Ms. Selle was employed by Tyson Foods in Retail Product Marketing and Nestle Foods in Sales and Regional Marketing. She graduated from University of Missouri – Columbia with B.S in Marketing and Management and brings over 30 years of marketing experience with top Fortune 500 companies.

Charles W. Stein

Charles W. Stein

President, Stone Solutions Business Unit

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Charles W. Stein

President, Stone Solutions Business Unit

Charles W. Stein (Chuck) has served as the President, Stone Business for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since February 2019. Before his current role, Mr. Stein was the President and CEO of Environmental StoneWorks since 2009. Prior to that, he worked for Owens Corning for 12 years where he held several senior management roles including: VP Marketing, Building Materials; President, Cultured Stone; and President, Services and Solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in the building materials industry. Mr. Stein started his career with General Electric, working 7 years in various sales and marketing roles. He earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Arthur W. Steinhafel

Arthur W. Steinhafel

President, U.S. Windows Business Unit

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Arthur W. Steinhafel

President, U.S. Windows Business Unit

Arthur Steinhafel (Art) has served as President, U.S. Windows & Doors, for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Mr. Steinhafel served as the President of the Ply Gem U.S. Windows and Door Group since August 2013. He joined Ply Gem in 2010, and prior to his appointment to President he had been Senior Vice President of Sales for Ply Gem’s U. S. Window and Door Group. Beforehand, he worked for Atrium Windows from 2008 – 2010 as President of the Central Region and for Peachtree Window Companies in various capacities from 1999 – 2007. Mr. Steinhafel received a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Alan Strassner

Alan Strassner

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development

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Alan Strassner

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development

Alan Strassner has served as the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Mr. Strassner served as the NCI Building Systems Vice President of Corporate Strategy since 2015. His responsibilities include corporate strategy development, M&A, market intelligence, and strategic planning for Cornerstone Building Brands. Prior to working at NCI, Alan held various corporate finance & strategy roles at a family office. In addition, Mr. Strassner was employed by Ernst & Young from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Strassner holds an MBA from Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business and an MSA/BBA from the Honors College at the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business.

Katy K. Theroux

Katy K. Theroux

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

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Katy K. Theroux

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Katy Theroux has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Theroux served as the NCI Building Systems Senior Vice President, Marketing and Chief Human Resources Officer and joined NCI in 2014. Before joining NCI, Ms. Theroux was employed by 1WORLDSYNC where she served as Chief Marketing and Administrative Officer from 2012 to 2013 and was responsible for the integration of two multinational technology services companies. Prior to joining 1WORLDSYNC, she served as Senior Vice President, Customer Engagement & Solutions for its parent, GS1 US and 1SYNC from 2007 to 2012. Ms. Theroux also served as its Chief Human Resources Officer from 2006 to 2012. Ms. Theroux served on the board of Peirce College from 2001 until 2015 and was Chairman from 2011 until June 2015. Ms. Theroux has a B.S. from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Saint Peter’s University.

John Wallace

John Wallace

President, Coaters & Commercial Manufacturing

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John Wallace

President, Coaters & Commercial Manufacturing

Prior to taking on the role of President, Coaters & Manufacturing, John N. Wallace served as Senior Vice President, Integration Management Office for Cornerstone Building Brands. Before taking that role in November 2018 following the merger of NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products, which formed Cornerstone Building Brands, Mr. Wallace served as the NCI Building Systems Vice President of Quality & Continuous Improvement from January 2017 to October 2018. Mr. Wallace served as Vice President of Quality & Technical Systems from September 2013 to December 2016. From March 2011 to September 2013, he served as General Manager of Metal Coaters of Ohio. Mr. Wallace began his career with NCI in 2011 and has worked in the steel industry since 1994. Mr. Wallace earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and has an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana.

James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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Jeffrey S. Lee

Jeffrey S. Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

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James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

James S. Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017, as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Executive Committee, the Routine Transactions Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Metcalf retired in 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG.

Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company.

Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco, Inc. and is chairman of the compensation committee, a director and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturing and is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.

Jeffrey S. Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

Jeff Lee has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands since June 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lee was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wilsonart International since 2014. Wilsonart is a global manufacturer and distributor of decorative engineered surfaces like laminate, performance veneer and quartz surfaces for the commercial and residential markets. Before his role at Wilsonart, Mr. Lee was the Executive Vice President and Corporate CFO for Contech. He began his career at Eaton Corporation where he had a twelve year career with various finance and operational roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and an M.B.A from Duke University. He is also a Six Sigma Champion and received Lean Training at the University of Tennessee.

Matthew Ackley

Matthew Ackley

President, Engineered Building Systems

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Preston Bowen

Preston Bowen

President, Building Envelope Solutions

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Matthew Ackley

President, Engineered Building Systems

Matthew Ackley joined Cornerstone Building Brands as President, Engineered Building Systems on April 12, 2021. He brings with him nearly 20 years of accomplished leadership in the building materials industry. Most recently, Mr. Ackley served as Vice President, Sales for USG Corporation, overseeing its Commercial Ceilings and Corporate Accounts teams, where he led strategic planning, sales execution and revenue and profit growth efforts.

Mr. Ackley spent much of his career at USG Corporation, holding roles of increasing responsibility including: Vice President, Architectural Sales; Area Manager, Central; Sr. Manager, Investor Relations; Category Manager, Interior Walls – L&W Supply and several other roles in sales and operations. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from University of Redlands and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Preston Bowen

President, Building Envelope Solutions

Preston Bowen has served as President of Insulated Metal Panels for Cornerstone Building Brands since November 2018. Preston held the role of NCI Building Systems President of Insulated Metal Panels since September 2016, and as President of CENTRIA from 2015 until 2016. Before joining NCI, Mr. Bowen was Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Care, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Senior Vice President of Retail Sales for Overhead Door Corporation from 2006 until 2015. He earned his B.A. in Business Administration and Management from Baldwin Wallace University.

Alena Brenner

Alena Brenner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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John L. Buckley

John L. Buckley

President, Siding Business Unit

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Alena Brenner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Alena Brenner joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on April 5, 2021, assuming the company’s legal, compliance and risk management functions.

Ms. Brenner brings with her more than 20 years of legal experience, most recently serving as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and logistics company.

Prior to her work with Ryder, Ms. Brenner was the Director of Commercial Law and M&A at the New York headquarters of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). She previously spent over eight years at the New York City office of the law firm Hunton & Williams (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP) working in the Global Capital Markets and M&A group.

Ms. Brenner earned a bachelors degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Brenner also serves on the board for Teach for America – Miami, a non-profit organization focused on recruiting outstanding and diverse leaders to teach in K-12 schools in low-income communities.

John L. Buckley

President, Siding Business Unit

John Buckley has served as President, Siding & Accessories for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Mr. Buckley served as the President of the Ply Gem U.S. Siding Business Unit since June 2012. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Buckley was the Senior Vice President of Sales for this division after joining the team in 1999. Before Ply Gem, he worked for CertainTeed, holding a variety of sales leadership positions from 1991 until 1999. Mr. Buckley currently serves as the Chairman of the VSI (Vinyl Siding Institute) Board of Directors and Chairman of the VSI Steering Committee. He earned his B.A in communications from the University of Michigan, and an M.S.A. from Madonna University.

Lee Clark-Sellers

Lee Clark-Sellers

Chief Innovation Officer

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James F. Keppler

James F. Keppler

Executive Vice President, Operations

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Lee Clark-Sellers

Chief Innovation Officer

Lee Clark-Sellers has served as Chief Innovation Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Clark-Sellers served as the Innovation Officer at Ply Gem since 2011. As the leader of Foundation Labs, Ms. Clark-Sellers established Ply Gem’s Insight Center, located in Research Triangle Park, NC. The center acts as hub for advanced testing and analytics, as well as material science and technology development. Ms. Clark-Sellers is also leading corporate efforts in STEM partnerships with K-12 education through internships and mentorships, associated with the Kenan Foundation. In addition to her work with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers is a Fellow with the Center of Innovation Management Studies, located at North Carolina State University. Ms. Clark-Sellers also currently serves on the Industrial Board of Directors at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and North Carolina State University Technology Incubator. Prior to working with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers held roles at North Carolina State University, Bell Northern Research, and Nortel Networks. In each of these roles, her focus has been on identifying opportunities and bringing them to fruition.

James F. Keppler

Executive Vice President, Operations

James F. Keppler joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, Operations, on September 21, 2020 and is responsible for the end to end supply chain and manufacturing functions of the organization. Mr. Keppler brings with him more than 30 years’ experience leading the manufacturing and supply chain operations of large, diverse organizations within the automotive and appliance manufacturing industries.

Immediately prior to joining Cornerstone Building Brands, Keppler served as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain and Quality, for Whirlpool Corporation where he was responsible for the North American manufacturing, logistics, planning and quality functions.

In 2015, Keppler was the recipient of Purdue University’s School of Engineering Technology Distinguished Technology Alumni Award and has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers. Keppler earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Technology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Manufacturing Management from GMI Engineering and Management Institute.

Philip Langlois

Philip Langlois

President, Canada Business Unit

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Susan S. Selle

Susan S. Selle

Chief Marketing Officer

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Philip Langlois

President, Canada Business Unit

Philip Langlois has served, since August 2019, as President of the Canadian Business Unit for Cornerstone Building Brands. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Langlois was employed by Marvin Windows and Doors of Canada, joining in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer and then as President & Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Langlois held numerous senior leadership positions in both manufacturing and supply chain roles with Richelieu Hardware, JD Irving and CP Ships, bringing 20 years of operational and change management expertise to Cornerstone Building Brands. Mr. Langlois served as a Naval Officer, graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the Royal Military College in 1992. He also earned an MBA from the University of Montreal – Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales – in 1999.

Susan S. Selle

Chief Marketing Officer

Susan S. Selle has served as Chief Marketing Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Selle served as Chief Marketing Officer for Ply Gem since July 2014. Before joining Ply Gem, Ms. Selle held senior marketing and brand leadership roles with Jarden Consumer Solutions (formerly Sunbeam Products) from 1998 – 2014. While at Jarden, she led global marketing, customer marketing, advertising strategy, category management, digital & social marketing, shopper marketing and portfolio brand management for leading brands such as Mr. Coffee, Crock-Pot, Oster, Sunbeam, Foodsaver, First Alert, Holmes, Margaritaville Products and Healthometer. Prior to joining Jarden, Ms. Selle was employed by Tyson Foods in Retail Product Marketing and Nestle Foods in Sales and Regional Marketing. She graduated from University of Missouri – Columbia with B.S in Marketing and Management and brings over 30 years of marketing experience with top Fortune 500 companies.

Charles W. Stein

Charles W. Stein

President, Stone Solutions Business Unit

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Arthur W. Steinhafel

Arthur W. Steinhafel

President, U.S. Windows Business Unit

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Charles W. Stein

President, Stone Solutions Business Unit

Charles W. Stein (Chuck) has served as the President, Stone Business for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since February 2019. Before his current role, Mr. Stein was the President and CEO of Environmental StoneWorks since 2009. Prior to that, he worked for Owens Corning for 12 years where he held several senior management roles including: VP Marketing, Building Materials; President, Cultured Stone; and President, Services and Solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in the building materials industry. Mr. Stein started his career with General Electric, working 7 years in various sales and marketing roles. He earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Arthur W. Steinhafel

President, U.S. Windows Business Unit

Arthur Steinhafel (Art) has served as President, U.S. Windows & Doors, for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Mr. Steinhafel served as the President of the Ply Gem U.S. Windows and Door Group since August 2013. He joined Ply Gem in 2010, and prior to his appointment to President he had been Senior Vice President of Sales for Ply Gem’s U. S. Window and Door Group. Beforehand, he worked for Atrium Windows from 2008 – 2010 as President of the Central Region and for Peachtree Window Companies in various capacities from 1999 – 2007. Mr. Steinhafel received a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Alan Strassner

Alan Strassner

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development

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Katy K. Theroux

Katy K. Theroux

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

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Alan Strassner

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development

Alan Strassner has served as the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Mr. Strassner served as the NCI Building Systems Vice President of Corporate Strategy since 2015. His responsibilities include corporate strategy development, M&A, market intelligence, and strategic planning for Cornerstone Building Brands. Prior to working at NCI, Alan held various corporate finance & strategy roles at a family office. In addition, Mr. Strassner was employed by Ernst & Young from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Strassner holds an MBA from Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business and an MSA/BBA from the Honors College at the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business.

Katy K. Theroux

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Katy Theroux has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Theroux served as the NCI Building Systems Senior Vice President, Marketing and Chief Human Resources Officer and joined NCI in 2014. Before joining NCI, Ms. Theroux was employed by 1WORLDSYNC where she served as Chief Marketing and Administrative Officer from 2012 to 2013 and was responsible for the integration of two multinational technology services companies. Prior to joining 1WORLDSYNC, she served as Senior Vice President, Customer Engagement & Solutions for its parent, GS1 US and 1SYNC from 2007 to 2012. Ms. Theroux also served as its Chief Human Resources Officer from 2006 to 2012. Ms. Theroux served on the board of Peirce College from 2001 until 2015 and was Chairman from 2011 until June 2015. Ms. Theroux has a B.S. from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Saint Peter’s University.

John Wallace

John Wallace

President, Coaters & Commercial Manufacturing

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John Wallace

President, Coaters & Commercial Manufacturing

Prior to taking on the role of President, Coaters & Manufacturing, John N. Wallace served as Senior Vice President, Integration Management Office for Cornerstone Building Brands. Before taking that role in November 2018 following the merger of NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products, which formed Cornerstone Building Brands, Mr. Wallace served as the NCI Building Systems Vice President of Quality & Continuous Improvement from January 2017 to October 2018. Mr. Wallace served as Vice President of Quality & Technical Systems from September 2013 to December 2016. From March 2011 to September 2013, he served as General Manager of Metal Coaters of Ohio. Mr. Wallace began his career with NCI in 2011 and has worked in the steel industry since 1994. Mr. Wallace earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and has an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana.

James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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Jeffrey S. Lee

Jeffrey S. Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

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Matthew Ackley

Matthew Ackley

President, Engineered Building Systems

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James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

James S. Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017, as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Executive Committee, the Routine Transactions Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Metcalf retired in 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG.

Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company.

Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco, Inc. and is chairman of the compensation committee, a director and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturing and is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.

Jeffrey S. Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

Jeff Lee has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands since June 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lee was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wilsonart International since 2014. Wilsonart is a global manufacturer and distributor of decorative engineered surfaces like laminate, performance veneer and quartz surfaces for the commercial and residential markets. Before his role at Wilsonart, Mr. Lee was the Executive Vice President and Corporate CFO for Contech. He began his career at Eaton Corporation where he had a twelve year career with various finance and operational roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and an M.B.A from Duke University. He is also a Six Sigma Champion and received Lean Training at the University of Tennessee.

Matthew Ackley

President, Engineered Building Systems

Matthew Ackley joined Cornerstone Building Brands as President, Engineered Building Systems on April 12, 2021. He brings with him nearly 20 years of accomplished leadership in the building materials industry. Most recently, Mr. Ackley served as Vice President, Sales for USG Corporation, overseeing its Commercial Ceilings and Corporate Accounts teams, where he led strategic planning, sales execution and revenue and profit growth efforts.

Mr. Ackley spent much of his career at USG Corporation, holding roles of increasing responsibility including: Vice President, Architectural Sales; Area Manager, Central; Sr. Manager, Investor Relations; Category Manager, Interior Walls – L&W Supply and several other roles in sales and operations. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from University of Redlands and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Preston Bowen

Preston Bowen

President, Building Envelope Solutions

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Alena Brenner

Alena Brenner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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John L. Buckley

John L. Buckley

President, Siding Business Unit

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Preston Bowen

President, Building Envelope Solutions

Preston Bowen has served as President of Insulated Metal Panels for Cornerstone Building Brands since November 2018. Preston held the role of NCI Building Systems President of Insulated Metal Panels since September 2016, and as President of CENTRIA from 2015 until 2016. Before joining NCI, Mr. Bowen was Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Care, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Senior Vice President of Retail Sales for Overhead Door Corporation from 2006 until 2015. He earned his B.A. in Business Administration and Management from Baldwin Wallace University.

Alena Brenner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Alena Brenner joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on April 5, 2021, assuming the company’s legal, compliance and risk management functions.

Ms. Brenner brings with her more than 20 years of legal experience, most recently serving as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and logistics company.

Prior to her work with Ryder, Ms. Brenner was the Director of Commercial Law and M&A at the New York headquarters of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). She previously spent over eight years at the New York City office of the law firm Hunton & Williams (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP) working in the Global Capital Markets and M&A group.

Ms. Brenner earned a bachelors degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Brenner also serves on the board for Teach for America – Miami, a non-profit organization focused on recruiting outstanding and diverse leaders to teach in K-12 schools in low-income communities.

John L. Buckley

President, Siding Business Unit

John Buckley has served as President, Siding & Accessories for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Mr. Buckley served as the President of the Ply Gem U.S. Siding Business Unit since June 2012. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Buckley was the Senior Vice President of Sales for this division after joining the team in 1999. Before Ply Gem, he worked for CertainTeed, holding a variety of sales leadership positions from 1991 until 1999. Mr. Buckley currently serves as the Chairman of the VSI (Vinyl Siding Institute) Board of Directors and Chairman of the VSI Steering Committee. He earned his B.A in communications from the University of Michigan, and an M.S.A. from Madonna University.

Lee Clark-Sellers

Lee Clark-Sellers

Chief Innovation Officer

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James F. Keppler

James F. Keppler

Executive Vice President, Operations

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Philip Langlois

Philip Langlois

President, Canada Business Unit

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Lee Clark-Sellers

Chief Innovation Officer

Lee Clark-Sellers has served as Chief Innovation Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Clark-Sellers served as the Innovation Officer at Ply Gem since 2011. As the leader of Foundation Labs, Ms. Clark-Sellers established Ply Gem’s Insight Center, located in Research Triangle Park, NC. The center acts as hub for advanced testing and analytics, as well as material science and technology development. Ms. Clark-Sellers is also leading corporate efforts in STEM partnerships with K-12 education through internships and mentorships, associated with the Kenan Foundation. In addition to her work with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers is a Fellow with the Center of Innovation Management Studies, located at North Carolina State University. Ms. Clark-Sellers also currently serves on the Industrial Board of Directors at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and North Carolina State University Technology Incubator. Prior to working with Ply Gem, Ms. Clark-Sellers held roles at North Carolina State University, Bell Northern Research, and Nortel Networks. In each of these roles, her focus has been on identifying opportunities and bringing them to fruition.

James F. Keppler

Executive Vice President, Operations

James F. Keppler joined Cornerstone Building Brands as Executive Vice President, Operations, on September 21, 2020 and is responsible for the end to end supply chain and manufacturing functions of the organization. Mr. Keppler brings with him more than 30 years’ experience leading the manufacturing and supply chain operations of large, diverse organizations within the automotive and appliance manufacturing industries.

Immediately prior to joining Cornerstone Building Brands, Keppler served as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain and Quality, for Whirlpool Corporation where he was responsible for the North American manufacturing, logistics, planning and quality functions.

In 2015, Keppler was the recipient of Purdue University’s School of Engineering Technology Distinguished Technology Alumni Award and has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers. Keppler earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Technology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Manufacturing Management from GMI Engineering and Management Institute.

Philip Langlois

President, Canada Business Unit

Philip Langlois has served, since August 2019, as President of the Canadian Business Unit for Cornerstone Building Brands. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Langlois was employed by Marvin Windows and Doors of Canada, joining in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer and then as President & Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Langlois held numerous senior leadership positions in both manufacturing and supply chain roles with Richelieu Hardware, JD Irving and CP Ships, bringing 20 years of operational and change management expertise to Cornerstone Building Brands. Mr. Langlois served as a Naval Officer, graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the Royal Military College in 1992. He also earned an MBA from the University of Montreal – Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales – in 1999.

Susan S. Selle

Susan S. Selle

Chief Marketing Officer

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Charles W. Stein

Charles W. Stein

President, Stone Solutions Business Unit

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Arthur W. Steinhafel

Arthur W. Steinhafel

President, U.S. Windows Business Unit

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Susan S. Selle

Chief Marketing Officer

Susan S. Selle has served as Chief Marketing Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Selle served as Chief Marketing Officer for Ply Gem since July 2014. Before joining Ply Gem, Ms. Selle held senior marketing and brand leadership roles with Jarden Consumer Solutions (formerly Sunbeam Products) from 1998 – 2014. While at Jarden, she led global marketing, customer marketing, advertising strategy, category management, digital & social marketing, shopper marketing and portfolio brand management for leading brands such as Mr. Coffee, Crock-Pot, Oster, Sunbeam, Foodsaver, First Alert, Holmes, Margaritaville Products and Healthometer. Prior to joining Jarden, Ms. Selle was employed by Tyson Foods in Retail Product Marketing and Nestle Foods in Sales and Regional Marketing. She graduated from University of Missouri – Columbia with B.S in Marketing and Management and brings over 30 years of marketing experience with top Fortune 500 companies.

Charles W. Stein

President, Stone Solutions Business Unit

Charles W. Stein (Chuck) has served as the President, Stone Business for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since February 2019. Before his current role, Mr. Stein was the President and CEO of Environmental StoneWorks since 2009. Prior to that, he worked for Owens Corning for 12 years where he held several senior management roles including: VP Marketing, Building Materials; President, Cultured Stone; and President, Services and Solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in the building materials industry. Mr. Stein started his career with General Electric, working 7 years in various sales and marketing roles. He earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Arthur W. Steinhafel

President, U.S. Windows Business Unit

Arthur Steinhafel (Art) has served as President, U.S. Windows & Doors, for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Mr. Steinhafel served as the President of the Ply Gem U.S. Windows and Door Group since August 2013. He joined Ply Gem in 2010, and prior to his appointment to President he had been Senior Vice President of Sales for Ply Gem’s U. S. Window and Door Group. Beforehand, he worked for Atrium Windows from 2008 – 2010 as President of the Central Region and for Peachtree Window Companies in various capacities from 1999 – 2007. Mr. Steinhafel received a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Alan Strassner

Alan Strassner

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development

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Katy K. Theroux

Katy K. Theroux

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

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John Wallace

John Wallace

President, Coaters & Commercial Manufacturing

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Alan Strassner

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development

Alan Strassner has served as the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Mr. Strassner served as the NCI Building Systems Vice President of Corporate Strategy since 2015. His responsibilities include corporate strategy development, M&A, market intelligence, and strategic planning for Cornerstone Building Brands. Prior to working at NCI, Alan held various corporate finance & strategy roles at a family office. In addition, Mr. Strassner was employed by Ernst & Young from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Strassner holds an MBA from Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business and an MSA/BBA from the Honors College at the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business.

Katy K. Theroux

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Katy Theroux has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Cornerstone Building Brands, the merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products company, since November 2018. Before the merger, Ms. Theroux served as the NCI Building Systems Senior Vice President, Marketing and Chief Human Resources Officer and joined NCI in 2014. Before joining NCI, Ms. Theroux was employed by 1WORLDSYNC where she served as Chief Marketing and Administrative Officer from 2012 to 2013 and was responsible for the integration of two multinational technology services companies. Prior to joining 1WORLDSYNC, she served as Senior Vice President, Customer Engagement & Solutions for its parent, GS1 US and 1SYNC from 2007 to 2012. Ms. Theroux also served as its Chief Human Resources Officer from 2006 to 2012. Ms. Theroux served on the board of Peirce College from 2001 until 2015 and was Chairman from 2011 until June 2015. Ms. Theroux has a B.S. from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Saint Peter’s University.

John Wallace

President, Coaters & Commercial Manufacturing

Prior to taking on the role of President, Coaters & Manufacturing, John N. Wallace served as Senior Vice President, Integration Management Office for Cornerstone Building Brands. Before taking that role in November 2018 following the merger of NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem Building Products, which formed Cornerstone Building Brands, Mr. Wallace served as the NCI Building Systems Vice President of Quality & Continuous Improvement from January 2017 to October 2018. Mr. Wallace served as Vice President of Quality & Technical Systems from September 2013 to December 2016. From March 2011 to September 2013, he served as General Manager of Metal Coaters of Ohio. Mr. Wallace began his career with NCI in 2011 and has worked in the steel industry since 1994. Mr. Wallace earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and has an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana.

James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

James S. Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017, as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Executive Committee, the Routine Transactions Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Metcalf retired in 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG.

Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company.

Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco, Inc. and is chairman of the compensation committee, a director and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturing and is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.

Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt

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Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt has served as a director since November 2009. Ms. Affeldt serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee, the Executive Committee, the Affiliate Transactions Committee, and is the Chair of the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Ms. Affeldt retired from Lexmark International, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for offices and homes, in February 2003, where she had been Vice President of Human Resources since July 1996. She joined Lexmark when it became an independent company in 1991 as the Director of Human Resources.

Ms. Affeldt began her career at IBM in 1969, specializing in sales of supply chain systems. She later held a number of human resources management positions. Ms. Affeldt has served as a director of BTE Technologies, Inc. and SIRVA, Inc. She also served as a director of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., and as the chair of that board’s compensation committee.

She currently serves as a director and chair of the compensation committee of HD Supply Holdings, Inc. Ms. Affeldt attended the State University of New York and Hunter College in New York City, majoring in Business Administration.

George L. Ball

George L. Ball

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George L. Ball

George L. Ball has served as a director since February 2014. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Executive Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee, and is the Chair of the Routine Transaction Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Ball is the Chief Financial Officer of Parsons Corporation, a global engineering and construction services company that was established in 1944. Mr. Ball joined Parsons in 1995 and has held varying positions of increasing responsibility and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2008.

Mr. Ball was formerly a senior accountant with Coopers & Lybrand LLP, now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. From July 2014 until December 2019, Mr. Ball served as a director of Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, and was a member of its audit committee.

Mr. Ball earned his B.S. in Accounting from Drexel University.

Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes

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Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes has served as a director since December 1991. Mr. Forbes serves on the Executive Committee, Affiliate Transactions Committee and is the Chair of the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors.

In addition, Mr. Forbes is our designated Audit Committee financial expert. Mr. Forbes was a Senior Vice President of Equus Total Return, Inc., an investment company, from November 1991 until his retirement in March 2010. Mr. Forbes was a director of Consolidated Graphics, Inc., a publicly traded commercial printing company, where he served on its audit committee, from 1993 until January 2014.

Mr. Forbes previously served on the board of directors of Carriage Services, Inc., a publicly traded funeral services company, from May 2007 to February 2009.

Mr. Forbes earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant.

John J. Holland

John J. Holland

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John J. Holland

John J. Holland has served as a director since November 2009. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Holland served as the President of the International Copper Association, a marketing association for the copper industry, from February 2012 until his retirement in November 2015. Mr. Holland has been the President of Greentree Advisors, LLC since October 2004. He was the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MMFX Technologies Corporation, a privately held steel manufacturing firm, from 2008 until 2009.

Prior to that, Mr. Holland was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alternative Energy Sources, Inc., an ethanol producer, from August 2006 until June 2008. Mr. Holland previously was employed by Butler Manufacturing Company, a producer of pre-engineered building systems, supplier of architectural aluminum systems and components, and provider of construction and real estate services for the nonresidential construction market, from 1980 until his retirement in 2004. Prior to his retirement from Butler, Mr. Holland served as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2004, as Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004 and as President from 1999 to 2001.

Mr. Holland currently serves as a director and on the audit committee of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., and as a director and on the audit and compensation committees of Saia, Inc. (formerly SCS Transportation, Inc.).

Mr. Holland holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Kansas and is a certified public accountant.

Dr. William (“Bill”) E. Jackson

Dr. William ("Bill") E. Jackson

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Dr. William ("Bill") E. Jackson

Dr. William (Bill) Jackson has served as a director of Cornerstone Building Brands since May 2020. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee and is currently Chief Technology Officer of Amcor Global Flexibles (NYSE: AMCR). Prior to Amcor, Dr. Jackson served as Bemis Company’s Senior Vice President and global Chief Technology Officer from 2013-2019.

Dr. Jackson also spent five years with Dow Chemical as Vice President of Global R&D for Dow Building and Construction.  Prior to Dow, he spent 16 years at General Electric with leadership roles in GE Plastics, GE Lighting, GE Consumer & Industrial and GE Corporate, as well as two years with Shell Oil Company.

Dr. Jackson formerly served as Chairman of the U.S. Industrial Advisory Board to the Department of Energy U.S./China Clean Energy Research Center and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Flexible Packaging Association.

Dr. Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts from the College of Wooster (Ohio) and received his Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University.  He currently holds five U.S. patents and has published more than 40 papers in international journals.

Wilbert (“Wil”) W. James, Jr.

Wilbert ("Wil") W. James, Jr.

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Wilbert ("Wil") W. James, Jr.

Wilbert W. James has served as a director since May 2019. Mr. James is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Affiliated Transactions Committee.

Mr. James had a 30-year career with Toyota Motors, with his most recent role as President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky (July 2010 – December 2017). In that role, he led Toyota’s largest automotive manufacturing plant in the world and oversaw a nearly $6 billion operation that employed more than 7,500 people. Additionally, he championed quality initiatives for Toyota’s 14 North American manufacturing plants.

Mr. James currently serves as a director on the boards of Columbia Forest Products and Atkore International. He earned an Associates in Applied Science from Old Dominion, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University, as well as an honorary doctorate of engineering from the University of Kentucky and an honorary degree from the University of Pikeville in 2015.

Daniel (“Dan”) Janki

Daniel ("Dan") Janki

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Daniel ("Dan") Janki

Daniel Janki has served as a director since May 2019. Mr. Janki is a member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliated Transactions Committee.

He has had a 27-year career with General Electric Company (“GE”) and is currently Senior Vice President of Business Transformation. In this role, he serves as a strategic partner to the senior management team and the Board of Directors in defining GE’s strategy, capital structure and operating model.

Mr. Janki also serves as a board member for Junior Achievement, a national board member for BuildOn and an advisory board member for the CFO RoundTable.

Mr. Janki is a Certified Public Accountant and earned degrees in Finance and Accounting from The Ohio State University.

John Krenicki, Jr.

John Krenicki, Jr.

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John Krenicki, Jr.

John Krenicki has served as lead director since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Compensation Committee, as Chair of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and as Chair of the Executive Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Krenicki served as Lead Director of Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. from April 16, 2018 until November 2018. He is currently a Director at Devon Energy Corp. Mr. Krenicki served as Vice Chairman of GE and as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Energy from July 2005 until December 2012. His responsibilities included oversight of GE’s oil and gas, power, and water and energy management businesses, which employed more than 100,000 people in more than 165 countries and represented more than $50 billion in revenue.

He also serves as chairman of Brand Industrial Services Inc., Wilsonart International Holdings LLC and PowerTeam Services. He was a Member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council and the GE Capital Board of Directors. He previously served as chairman of ServiceMaster Global Holdings and CHC Group, and as a director of Hess Corp. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council.

Mr. Krenicki earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. degree in Management from Purdue University.

Tim O’Brien

Tim O'Brien

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Tim O'Brien

Timothy O’Brien has served as a director since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. O’Brien has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces since January 2013, where he leads all aspects of the $1.2B, 4,500+ employee global enterprise. Prior to joining Wilsonart, Mr. O’Brien served as Vice President and General Manager of SABIC Innovative Plastic, responsible for the engineering resins business in the Americas and Europe. SABIC Innovative Plastics, a business unit of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”), was founded in 2007 with the acquisition of GE Plastics.

Prior to SABIC, Mr. O’Brien began his career at General Electric as a Sales Representative for GE Lighting. Throughout his 24-year career at GE, he also held roles of increasing responsibility in Sales, Production Management and General Management, including Vice President of Sales and Distribution Operations for the Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Mr. O’Brien ultimately served as Senior Vice President for Commercial Finance with GE Capital until 2003, running a global computer leasing business.

Mr. O’Brien earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern University in Massachusetts and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio.

Nathan K. Sleeper

Nathan K. Sleeper

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Nathan K. Sleeper

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of CD&R, LLC, the successor to the investment managing business of CD&R, Inc., which he joined in 2004. He serves on the Routine Transaction Committee and the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CD&R, Inc., he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He currently serves as a director of Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC from May 2012 to September 2015; Atkore International Group, Inc., a public company, from December 2012 to February 2016; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. from November 2013 to February 2020; and Hussmann International, Inc. from October 2011 to April 2016.

Mr. Zrebiec holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

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Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of CD&R, LLC, the successor to the investment managing business of CD&R, Inc., which he joined in 2004. He serves on the Routine Transaction Committee and the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CD&R, Inc., he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He currently serves as a director of Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC from May 2012 to September 2015; Atkore International Group, Inc., a public company, from December 2012 to February 2016; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. from November 2013 to February 2020; and Hussmann International, Inc. from October 2011 to April 2016.

Mr. Zrebiec holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt

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James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

James S. Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017, as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Executive Committee, the Routine Transactions Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Metcalf retired in 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG.

Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company.

Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco, Inc. and is chairman of the compensation committee, a director and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturing and is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.

Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt has served as a director since November 2009. Ms. Affeldt serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee, the Executive Committee, the Affiliate Transactions Committee, and is the Chair of the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Ms. Affeldt retired from Lexmark International, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for offices and homes, in February 2003, where she had been Vice President of Human Resources since July 1996. She joined Lexmark when it became an independent company in 1991 as the Director of Human Resources.

Ms. Affeldt began her career at IBM in 1969, specializing in sales of supply chain systems. She later held a number of human resources management positions. Ms. Affeldt has served as a director of BTE Technologies, Inc. and SIRVA, Inc. She also served as a director of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., and as the chair of that board’s compensation committee.

She currently serves as a director and chair of the compensation committee of HD Supply Holdings, Inc. Ms. Affeldt attended the State University of New York and Hunter College in New York City, majoring in Business Administration.

George L. Ball

George L. Ball

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Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes

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George L. Ball

George L. Ball has served as a director since February 2014. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Executive Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee, and is the Chair of the Routine Transaction Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Ball is the Chief Financial Officer of Parsons Corporation, a global engineering and construction services company that was established in 1944. Mr. Ball joined Parsons in 1995 and has held varying positions of increasing responsibility and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2008.

Mr. Ball was formerly a senior accountant with Coopers & Lybrand LLP, now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. From July 2014 until December 2019, Mr. Ball served as a director of Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, and was a member of its audit committee.

Mr. Ball earned his B.S. in Accounting from Drexel University.

Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes has served as a director since December 1991. Mr. Forbes serves on the Executive Committee, Affiliate Transactions Committee and is the Chair of the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors.

In addition, Mr. Forbes is our designated Audit Committee financial expert. Mr. Forbes was a Senior Vice President of Equus Total Return, Inc., an investment company, from November 1991 until his retirement in March 2010. Mr. Forbes was a director of Consolidated Graphics, Inc., a publicly traded commercial printing company, where he served on its audit committee, from 1993 until January 2014.

Mr. Forbes previously served on the board of directors of Carriage Services, Inc., a publicly traded funeral services company, from May 2007 to February 2009.

Mr. Forbes earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant.

John J. Holland

John J. Holland

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Dr. William (“Bill”) E. Jackson

Dr. William ("Bill") E. Jackson

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John J. Holland

John J. Holland has served as a director since November 2009. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Holland served as the President of the International Copper Association, a marketing association for the copper industry, from February 2012 until his retirement in November 2015. Mr. Holland has been the President of Greentree Advisors, LLC since October 2004. He was the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MMFX Technologies Corporation, a privately held steel manufacturing firm, from 2008 until 2009.

Prior to that, Mr. Holland was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alternative Energy Sources, Inc., an ethanol producer, from August 2006 until June 2008. Mr. Holland previously was employed by Butler Manufacturing Company, a producer of pre-engineered building systems, supplier of architectural aluminum systems and components, and provider of construction and real estate services for the nonresidential construction market, from 1980 until his retirement in 2004. Prior to his retirement from Butler, Mr. Holland served as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2004, as Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004 and as President from 1999 to 2001.

Mr. Holland currently serves as a director and on the audit committee of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., and as a director and on the audit and compensation committees of Saia, Inc. (formerly SCS Transportation, Inc.).

Mr. Holland holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Kansas and is a certified public accountant.

Dr. William ("Bill") E. Jackson

Dr. William (Bill) Jackson has served as a director of Cornerstone Building Brands since May 2020. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee and is currently Chief Technology Officer of Amcor Global Flexibles (NYSE: AMCR). Prior to Amcor, Dr. Jackson served as Bemis Company’s Senior Vice President and global Chief Technology Officer from 2013-2019.

Dr. Jackson also spent five years with Dow Chemical as Vice President of Global R&D for Dow Building and Construction.  Prior to Dow, he spent 16 years at General Electric with leadership roles in GE Plastics, GE Lighting, GE Consumer & Industrial and GE Corporate, as well as two years with Shell Oil Company.

Dr. Jackson formerly served as Chairman of the U.S. Industrial Advisory Board to the Department of Energy U.S./China Clean Energy Research Center and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Flexible Packaging Association.

Dr. Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts from the College of Wooster (Ohio) and received his Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University.  He currently holds five U.S. patents and has published more than 40 papers in international journals.

Wilbert (“Wil”) W. James, Jr.

Wilbert ("Wil") W. James, Jr.

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Daniel (“Dan”) Janki

Daniel ("Dan") Janki

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Wilbert ("Wil") W. James, Jr.

Wilbert W. James has served as a director since May 2019. Mr. James is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Affiliated Transactions Committee.

Mr. James had a 30-year career with Toyota Motors, with his most recent role as President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky (July 2010 – December 2017). In that role, he led Toyota’s largest automotive manufacturing plant in the world and oversaw a nearly $6 billion operation that employed more than 7,500 people. Additionally, he championed quality initiatives for Toyota’s 14 North American manufacturing plants.

Mr. James currently serves as a director on the boards of Columbia Forest Products and Atkore International. He earned an Associates in Applied Science from Old Dominion, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University, as well as an honorary doctorate of engineering from the University of Kentucky and an honorary degree from the University of Pikeville in 2015.

Daniel ("Dan") Janki

Daniel Janki has served as a director since May 2019. Mr. Janki is a member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliated Transactions Committee.

He has had a 27-year career with General Electric Company (“GE”) and is currently Senior Vice President of Business Transformation. In this role, he serves as a strategic partner to the senior management team and the Board of Directors in defining GE’s strategy, capital structure and operating model.

Mr. Janki also serves as a board member for Junior Achievement, a national board member for BuildOn and an advisory board member for the CFO RoundTable.

Mr. Janki is a Certified Public Accountant and earned degrees in Finance and Accounting from The Ohio State University.

John Krenicki, Jr.

John Krenicki, Jr.

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Tim O’Brien

Tim O'Brien

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John Krenicki, Jr.

John Krenicki has served as lead director since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Compensation Committee, as Chair of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and as Chair of the Executive Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Krenicki served as Lead Director of Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. from April 16, 2018 until November 2018. He is currently a Director at Devon Energy Corp. Mr. Krenicki served as Vice Chairman of GE and as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Energy from July 2005 until December 2012. His responsibilities included oversight of GE’s oil and gas, power, and water and energy management businesses, which employed more than 100,000 people in more than 165 countries and represented more than $50 billion in revenue.

He also serves as chairman of Brand Industrial Services Inc., Wilsonart International Holdings LLC and PowerTeam Services. He was a Member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council and the GE Capital Board of Directors. He previously served as chairman of ServiceMaster Global Holdings and CHC Group, and as a director of Hess Corp. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council.

Mr. Krenicki earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. degree in Management from Purdue University.

Tim O'Brien

Timothy O’Brien has served as a director since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. O’Brien has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces since January 2013, where he leads all aspects of the $1.2B, 4,500+ employee global enterprise. Prior to joining Wilsonart, Mr. O’Brien served as Vice President and General Manager of SABIC Innovative Plastic, responsible for the engineering resins business in the Americas and Europe. SABIC Innovative Plastics, a business unit of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”), was founded in 2007 with the acquisition of GE Plastics.

Prior to SABIC, Mr. O’Brien began his career at General Electric as a Sales Representative for GE Lighting. Throughout his 24-year career at GE, he also held roles of increasing responsibility in Sales, Production Management and General Management, including Vice President of Sales and Distribution Operations for the Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Mr. O’Brien ultimately served as Senior Vice President for Commercial Finance with GE Capital until 2003, running a global computer leasing business.

Mr. O’Brien earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern University in Massachusetts and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio.

Nathan K. Sleeper

Nathan K. Sleeper

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Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

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Nathan K. Sleeper

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of CD&R, LLC, the successor to the investment managing business of CD&R, Inc., which he joined in 2004. He serves on the Routine Transaction Committee and the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CD&R, Inc., he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He currently serves as a director of Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC from May 2012 to September 2015; Atkore International Group, Inc., a public company, from December 2012 to February 2016; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. from November 2013 to February 2020; and Hussmann International, Inc. from October 2011 to April 2016.

Mr. Zrebiec holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of CD&R, LLC, the successor to the investment managing business of CD&R, Inc., which he joined in 2004. He serves on the Routine Transaction Committee and the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CD&R, Inc., he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He currently serves as a director of Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC from May 2012 to September 2015; Atkore International Group, Inc., a public company, from December 2012 to February 2016; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. from November 2013 to February 2020; and Hussmann International, Inc. from October 2011 to April 2016.

Mr. Zrebiec holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf

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Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt

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George L. Ball

George L. Ball

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James S. Metcalf

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

James S. Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017, as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Executive Committee, the Routine Transactions Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Metcalf retired in 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG.

Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company.

Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco, Inc. and is chairman of the compensation committee, a director and executive committee member of the National Association of Manufacturing and is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP.

Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt has served as a director since November 2009. Ms. Affeldt serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee, the Executive Committee, the Affiliate Transactions Committee, and is the Chair of the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Ms. Affeldt retired from Lexmark International, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for offices and homes, in February 2003, where she had been Vice President of Human Resources since July 1996. She joined Lexmark when it became an independent company in 1991 as the Director of Human Resources.

Ms. Affeldt began her career at IBM in 1969, specializing in sales of supply chain systems. She later held a number of human resources management positions. Ms. Affeldt has served as a director of BTE Technologies, Inc. and SIRVA, Inc. She also served as a director of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., and as the chair of that board’s compensation committee.

She currently serves as a director and chair of the compensation committee of HD Supply Holdings, Inc. Ms. Affeldt attended the State University of New York and Hunter College in New York City, majoring in Business Administration.

George L. Ball

George L. Ball has served as a director since February 2014. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Executive Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee, and is the Chair of the Routine Transaction Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Ball is the Chief Financial Officer of Parsons Corporation, a global engineering and construction services company that was established in 1944. Mr. Ball joined Parsons in 1995 and has held varying positions of increasing responsibility and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2008.

Mr. Ball was formerly a senior accountant with Coopers & Lybrand LLP, now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. From July 2014 until December 2019, Mr. Ball served as a director of Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, and was a member of its audit committee.

Mr. Ball earned his B.S. in Accounting from Drexel University.

Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes

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John J. Holland

John J. Holland

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Dr. William (“Bill”) E. Jackson

Dr. William ("Bill") E. Jackson

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Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes has served as a director since December 1991. Mr. Forbes serves on the Executive Committee, Affiliate Transactions Committee and is the Chair of the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors.

In addition, Mr. Forbes is our designated Audit Committee financial expert. Mr. Forbes was a Senior Vice President of Equus Total Return, Inc., an investment company, from November 1991 until his retirement in March 2010. Mr. Forbes was a director of Consolidated Graphics, Inc., a publicly traded commercial printing company, where he served on its audit committee, from 1993 until January 2014.

Mr. Forbes previously served on the board of directors of Carriage Services, Inc., a publicly traded funeral services company, from May 2007 to February 2009.

Mr. Forbes earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant.

John J. Holland

John J. Holland has served as a director since November 2009. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Holland served as the President of the International Copper Association, a marketing association for the copper industry, from February 2012 until his retirement in November 2015. Mr. Holland has been the President of Greentree Advisors, LLC since October 2004. He was the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MMFX Technologies Corporation, a privately held steel manufacturing firm, from 2008 until 2009.

Prior to that, Mr. Holland was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alternative Energy Sources, Inc., an ethanol producer, from August 2006 until June 2008. Mr. Holland previously was employed by Butler Manufacturing Company, a producer of pre-engineered building systems, supplier of architectural aluminum systems and components, and provider of construction and real estate services for the nonresidential construction market, from 1980 until his retirement in 2004. Prior to his retirement from Butler, Mr. Holland served as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2004, as Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004 and as President from 1999 to 2001.

Mr. Holland currently serves as a director and on the audit committee of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., and as a director and on the audit and compensation committees of Saia, Inc. (formerly SCS Transportation, Inc.).

Mr. Holland holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Kansas and is a certified public accountant.

Dr. William ("Bill") E. Jackson

Dr. William (Bill) Jackson has served as a director of Cornerstone Building Brands since May 2020. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliate Transactions Committee and is currently Chief Technology Officer of Amcor Global Flexibles (NYSE: AMCR). Prior to Amcor, Dr. Jackson served as Bemis Company’s Senior Vice President and global Chief Technology Officer from 2013-2019.

Dr. Jackson also spent five years with Dow Chemical as Vice President of Global R&D for Dow Building and Construction.  Prior to Dow, he spent 16 years at General Electric with leadership roles in GE Plastics, GE Lighting, GE Consumer & Industrial and GE Corporate, as well as two years with Shell Oil Company.

Dr. Jackson formerly served as Chairman of the U.S. Industrial Advisory Board to the Department of Energy U.S./China Clean Energy Research Center and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Flexible Packaging Association.

Dr. Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts from the College of Wooster (Ohio) and received his Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University.  He currently holds five U.S. patents and has published more than 40 papers in international journals.

Wilbert (“Wil”) W. James, Jr.

Wilbert ("Wil") W. James, Jr.

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Daniel (“Dan”) Janki

Daniel ("Dan") Janki

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John Krenicki, Jr.

John Krenicki, Jr.

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Wilbert ("Wil") W. James, Jr.

Wilbert W. James has served as a director since May 2019. Mr. James is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Affiliated Transactions Committee.

Mr. James had a 30-year career with Toyota Motors, with his most recent role as President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky (July 2010 – December 2017). In that role, he led Toyota’s largest automotive manufacturing plant in the world and oversaw a nearly $6 billion operation that employed more than 7,500 people. Additionally, he championed quality initiatives for Toyota’s 14 North American manufacturing plants.

Mr. James currently serves as a director on the boards of Columbia Forest Products and Atkore International. He earned an Associates in Applied Science from Old Dominion, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University, as well as an honorary doctorate of engineering from the University of Kentucky and an honorary degree from the University of Pikeville in 2015.

Daniel ("Dan") Janki

Daniel Janki has served as a director since May 2019. Mr. Janki is a member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliated Transactions Committee.

He has had a 27-year career with General Electric Company (“GE”) and is currently Senior Vice President of Business Transformation. In this role, he serves as a strategic partner to the senior management team and the Board of Directors in defining GE’s strategy, capital structure and operating model.

Mr. Janki also serves as a board member for Junior Achievement, a national board member for BuildOn and an advisory board member for the CFO RoundTable.

Mr. Janki is a Certified Public Accountant and earned degrees in Finance and Accounting from The Ohio State University.

John Krenicki, Jr.

John Krenicki has served as lead director since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Compensation Committee, as Chair of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and as Chair of the Executive Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. Krenicki served as Lead Director of Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. from April 16, 2018 until November 2018. He is currently a Director at Devon Energy Corp. Mr. Krenicki served as Vice Chairman of GE and as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Energy from July 2005 until December 2012. His responsibilities included oversight of GE’s oil and gas, power, and water and energy management businesses, which employed more than 100,000 people in more than 165 countries and represented more than $50 billion in revenue.

He also serves as chairman of Brand Industrial Services Inc., Wilsonart International Holdings LLC and PowerTeam Services. He was a Member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council and the GE Capital Board of Directors. He previously served as chairman of ServiceMaster Global Holdings and CHC Group, and as a director of Hess Corp. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council.

Mr. Krenicki earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. degree in Management from Purdue University.

Tim O’Brien

Tim O'Brien

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Nathan K. Sleeper

Nathan K. Sleeper

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Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

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Tim O'Brien

Timothy O’Brien has served as a director since November 16, 2018. He serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee of our Board of Directors.

Mr. O’Brien has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces since January 2013, where he leads all aspects of the $1.2B, 4,500+ employee global enterprise. Prior to joining Wilsonart, Mr. O’Brien served as Vice President and General Manager of SABIC Innovative Plastic, responsible for the engineering resins business in the Americas and Europe. SABIC Innovative Plastics, a business unit of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”), was founded in 2007 with the acquisition of GE Plastics.

Prior to SABIC, Mr. O’Brien began his career at General Electric as a Sales Representative for GE Lighting. Throughout his 24-year career at GE, he also held roles of increasing responsibility in Sales, Production Management and General Management, including Vice President of Sales and Distribution Operations for the Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Mr. O’Brien ultimately served as Senior Vice President for Commercial Finance with GE Capital until 2003, running a global computer leasing business.

Mr. O’Brien earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern University in Massachusetts and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio.

Nathan K. Sleeper

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of CD&R, LLC, the successor to the investment managing business of CD&R, Inc., which he joined in 2004. He serves on the Routine Transaction Committee and the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CD&R, Inc., he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He currently serves as a director of Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC from May 2012 to September 2015; Atkore International Group, Inc., a public company, from December 2012 to February 2016; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. from November 2013 to February 2020; and Hussmann International, Inc. from October 2011 to April 2016.

Mr. Zrebiec holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of CD&R, LLC, the successor to the investment managing business of CD&R, Inc., which he joined in 2004. He serves on the Routine Transaction Committee and the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CD&R, Inc., he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He currently serves as a director of Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC from May 2012 to September 2015; Atkore International Group, Inc., a public company, from December 2012 to February 2016; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. from November 2013 to February 2020; and Hussmann International, Inc. from October 2011 to April 2016.

Mr. Zrebiec holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.