President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Hershberger, a co-founder of PGT Industries, Inc., has served the Company since its founding in 1980. Appointed in 2005 as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hershberger led the company's IPO in 2006. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer overseeing PGT’s Florida and North Carolina operations. Mr. Hershberger has also previously led all aspects of PGT, including Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Transportation, Logistics and Customer Service.
Jeffrey T. Jackson, CPA
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jackson joined PGT in November 2005 and helped lead the Company's IPO in 2006. Mr. Jackson is responsible for all aspects of the Company's operations from Supply Chain to Manufacturing and is PGT's Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining PGT, he served in various Executive Management roles, including Division Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Corporate Controller, and Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Jackson earned a B.B.A. from the University of West Georgia and is a Certified Public Accountant in both Georgia and California.
Mario Ferrucci, III
Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Ferrucci joined PGT in April 2006 and is responsible for PGT’s Corporate Governance and Compliance as well as the Company's Enterprise Solutions and Field Service departments. Previously a member of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and Walker Digital, LLC, Mr. Ferrucci graduated magna cum laude from the Widener University School of Law, earning an M.A.A.B.T. from the University of Connecticut and B.A. from Colby College. He is a member of the Delaware Bar Association.
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mr. Antonelli joined PGT in 2012 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He has over 16 years of Sales and Marketing experience in the building construction industry. Prior to joining PGT, Mr. Antonelli held increasing sales responsibilities with Masco Corporation. Mr. Antonelli earned a B.A. from California State University and an M.B.A. from California Lutheran University.
Debbie L. LaPinska
Vice President, Customer Relations
Mrs. LaPinska joined PGT in 1991 and has held increasing responsibilities during her career, currently serving as Vice President of Customer Relations. She has led Customer Service, Transportation, Sales, Marketing and Field Service departments. Mrs. LaPinska earned a B.A. in Business Management from Eckerd College.
Vice President, Supply Chain
Mr. McCutcheon joined PGT in 1997. He directs Strategic Purchasing, Materials Management and Transportation Logistics. Mr. McCutcheon has over 15 years of management experience in Manufacturing, Operations and Engineering. Mr. McCutcheon earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University.
Vice President, Glass Operations
Mr. Burns joined PGT in 1987 and has held increasing responsibilities within the Company, most recently as Vice President of Glass Operations, which included the tempering, insulating and laminating process. During his tenure Mr. Burns has been responsible for operations in PGT's Salisbury, NC plant, and has held positions including Area Leader of Manufacturing for the Florida facility and Business Unit Manager.
Vice President and Controller
Mr. West joined PGT in 2006 and is responsible for PGT’s Accounting and Finance Departments, as well as its Risk Management function. Mr. West has over 16 years of management experience in manufacturing organizations, earned a B.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan, and is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia.