Vice President of Sales, Masonite Architectural
After earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Robert Morris University, Jay Phillips joined PPG Industries in 1993 and continued to work for businesses serving commercial construction for the vast majority of my career. His experience with PPG included various customer service, supply chain and operational roles in coatings and chemicals before moving into Architect and Territory Sales roles within PPG’s glass business unit. Jay moved to Oldcastle’s Building Envelope Group in 2007 as Business Development Director, providing him with the experience of working directly with the contractor on commercial projects. This sensitized Jay to the challenges our membership faces every day. In 2010, he joined Guardian Industries and held sales leadership roles in North and South America and began serving in the Glass Association of North America (GANA). Jay resigned from Guardian to lead Masonite Architectural’ s sales organization and joined the Door and Hardware industry. He has found this industry to passionate about safety and security and welcoming to industry newcomers.