After graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in Forest Industries, Terry got his first job at a wholesale lumber company. Since that time he has sold a variety of products including millwork, doors and windows. He joined the Solarglass team in 1996 and specializes in historic renovation, remodeling and new home construction. His hobbies include camping, hiking, hunting and playing guitar.
Boone finally joined the SolarGlass team in ’99 after exploring interplanetary soundscapes for a number of years. Interestingly enough, he is one of the few Coloradans who are here for the nightlife. His favorite part of SolarGlass is working with the ever expanding family of loyal customers who make the day fun as well as productive as they seek to “get it right”.
Ooshon grew up in Greeley, and has been a Colorado resident since 1972. He has an extensive construction background, having joined his first framing crew in 1996 to learn the craft. He has continued to refine his skills with projects ranging in size from single window installations to new home construction, and from commercial to government contracts. He is a very talented window installation specialist with AAMA Certification, and we are lucky to have him! Ooshon is married with two daughters, ages 16 and 9.
Kib graduated from Cortland State University/N.Y. with a major in Physical Education, and a minor in special education. She has worked in the window and door business for over 20 years, and joined Solarglass in 2002. Kib enjoys golf, scuba diving, riding her Harley, and hanging out with her dogs.
Michael Farr joined Solarglass in March of 2012. He is currently learning how to service windows and doors while making deliveries. He has over 10 years experience in the Customer Service and Distribution field. Mike is also a certified Tyvek Installer. Mike loves watching espn before he goes to bed and enjoys walking his dog Diesel.
Amy Fink joined the SolarGlass Team in January 2011 as Sales and Service Coordinator at our Loveland branch. Her background is in Interior Design. She enjoys being active in the outdoors biking, hiking, and golfing.
Rick Garhart leads the SolarGlass Commercial Services division covering all of Colorado and New Mexico. Previously, he was the owner of Bear Construction and Design for 16 years, specializing in commercial and multi-family wood framing. Rick graduated with a degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University, is married, has two kids, and coaches high school baseball.
Chris moved to Colorado with his family in 2010 from Oklahoma where he was raised around construction and began his career in 2003. Chris began with SolarGlass in January 2013 with Eric Stearns under the Installed Services Division and is excited to have joined a company that takes on the same level of pride in getting the job done with thorough efficiency and looks forward to growing further with SolarGlass as an important installation team asset.
Gwénaël has owned SolarGlass for nearly six years. After working in cable television, technology, and finance, and spending a great deal of time in Europe, he wanted to own something where he could “walk the talk” on service excellence and “quality of customer experience”. We are selling the peace of mind of knowing the project will be completed on time and without any hand wringing or second guessing about choosing SolarGlass. Gwénaël feels that the coolest part of being a member of SolarGlass team is the people he works with; “the most experienced, the most tenured, and the most eclectic group in the window business!”
Since graduating from Ohio University in 1980, Bob has been involved in Sales Engineering at various capacities, primarily in the plastics industry. He has been working with Marvin and Integrity since relocating to New Mexico in 2006. During that time Bob has also handled service and delivery responsibilities in the Santa Fe and adjoining markets.
Jay Howard joined the Solar Glass team in June of 2013. Jay has extensive experience in the Ag industry and mechanical fields. Jay moved from western Kansas in 2011 to Colorado with his wife Veronica. Jay enjoys working with is hands and enjoys spending time with his wife Veronica and his kids Dalton, Madeline and Billie.
Brad Littlehales has been involved in all phases of the building and developing industries for almost 40 years. He is a Senior Sales Consultant for SolarGlass. Brad is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, is married to his wife Dianne of 35 years, and has two children, Tyler and Gracie.
Christine Lyle is the Office Manager of the Marvin Design Gallery by SolarGlass in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Christine began her career working with Marvin Window and Door products 25 years ago, in Albuquerque NM. She’s enjoyed working as part of the team for two distributors and currently a dealer of Marvin. Many changes with the Marvin product have occurred during this time; so there has always been something new to learn.
Ed became a SolarGlass team member in September of 2009. His hands on approach, attention to the multitude of details required in the remodeling field, as well as his 30 years of experience in the window & door business, made him the perfect fit for the SolarGlass model of “service excellence”. In his downtime he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons traveling, swimming and enjoying the good life in Colorado.
Jim began his career in the window & door business in 1989 with BMD, our Marvin distributer. He recently moved to Glenwood Springs from Black Forest, CO so that he may serve our mountain customers. His knowledge of many manufacturers allows him to educate his customers so that he may offer them the best solution for their projects. Jim has built a loyal customer base over the years by dedicating himself to providing superior customer service. He is also a passionate motorcycle rider and dog lover.
If you look in Jim’s truck on any given day you will likely find one of his four-legged “kids” tagging along. He is married and has two daughters, one of which is serving in the United States Air Force.
Lisa Simplot moved to Leadville, Colorado in 1983 from Illinois and attended Colorado Rocky Mountain College. In 1986 she moved to Boulder and was a bookkeeper for a few companies before becoming a member of the SolarGlass team in Feb. 1989. She loves to spend time with her husband and three children and works hard managing her husbands company.
Eric is has been installing Marvin windows for SolarGlass over the past 5 years and now will be heading up our Installed Services division. He is both AAMA Certified and EPA Lead Certified. Eric brings 20 years experience in framing from high end residential to large multifamily and commercial window replacement projects. He has a varied background including structure moving and repair, interior and exterior trim, stain and lacquer, as well as furniture design and construction.
Chance is part of the SolarGlass Commercial Services division covering all of Colorado and New Mexico. Previously he was with a national window manufacturer concentrated on many facets of operations. After graduating college back east he returned to his native Colorado to enjoy his family and the outdoors.
Jeff has been with SolarGlass Since January 2013. He has been in the commercial construction for many years he was living in North Carolina Before moving to Colorado 2 years ago. He enjoys fishing, camping and shooting clay pigeons he also loves going to see live music.
Bruce Wamsley joined Solarglass in October of 1995 as the Warehouse Manager of the original Englewood location. He is currently the Director of Customer Service and Delivery. Bruce has over 30 years of experience in the Distribution and Service of Window and Door products. Bruce is a AAMA Certified window installer and is also Lead certified. Bruce is married and loves to spend time fishing and playing golf.
Shawn joined the SolarGlass team in 1997 bringing with her 7-years of experience in the window and door building industry. She carries the institutional honor of cum laude with a major in Literature. Shawn is extremely detailed and accurate which ensures the day-to-day business activities are handled efficiently in her position as SolarGlass’ Purchasing Manager. During her free time, Shawn enjoys writing, bicycle riding, shopping, and Saturday night at the movies with her husband Bruce.
Bobby started with the SolarGlass team in 2013 and brings with him 10 years of customer service. He currently is learning the delivery/service aspect of the business and aspires to grow with the company. Bobby also is near completion of his Bachelor of Science in environmental sciences degree. He also enjoys spending time with his family, enjoying the outdoors and watching sports.
Cora spends part of her work week hanging out with the SolarGlass team. Her job is to keep the owner in line. Good thing the work day is measured in dog-hours!
Fuzz is the official greeter in our Cherry Creek showroom. In her spare time, Fuzz enjoys playing with “Wilson” her tennis ball and she looks forward to rounding up the trash can each week at her home. Her work day begins when she brings in the daily newspaper, a quick brushing followed with a chauffeured ride into Cherry Creek where she is devoted to making everyone feel welcome when they walk into the showroom.
Thor is the newest member of the Geiger/Hagan and Cora household. He is a rescue puppy and we believe him to be a Whoodle, a product of a Wheaten Terrier and a Poodle. He is working on getting Cora to accept him as a little brother while Cora is still processing why she has to share her previous calm home. Thor looks forward to adding his energy to the SolarGlass team.