Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Karina Fuentes has been appointed as a national architectural manager for the Southeast region, covering Florida, Georgia and Alabama. In this role, Fuentes will identify and manage key construction projects in these areas, as well as assist and advise architects through the product selection process.

“Karina’s diverse experience in the glazing industry has resulted in a depth of knowledge about the market that is invaluable in a national architectural manager,” said Annissa Flickinger, Architectural Development Team Manager for the East Region, Vitro Architectural Glass. “Additionally, Karina is committed to building successful, long-term relationships with architects in her region, while recommending the ideal Vitro glass products for their specific needs. We’re thrilled to welcome her to our team.”

Fuentes earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Jose Antonio Paez University in Carabobo, Venezuela, and a master’s degree in entrepreneurial leadership from Babson College in Babson Park, Mass. Her previous experience includes serving as a sales account manager and customer service associate for major glass manufacturers in southern Florida and both co-founding and managing a commercial glass shop in Venezuela.

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