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Kelly Schuller
President

Kelly was named Viracon President in October 2011 after serving as Viracon’s Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for the prior year. Before joining Viracon in late 2010, he spent just under five years with Viracon’s parent company, Apogee Enterprises, as Vice President Strategy and Business Development. While in this position he worked with Apogee’s executives, business unit presidents, and board of directors to develop a comprehensive strategy for growth and was responsible for two architectural segment acquisitions, including what is now Viracon’s subsidiary in Brazil – GlassecViracon. He worked extensively with Viracon while in this role.

Prior to joining Apogee, Kelly held general management positions from 2001-2006 in United Health Group and Innovex, a manufacturer of custom electronic circuits with international operations. From 1996-2001, he was with the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company which he left as an Associate Principal. He started his career in finance, spending six years with Ernst & Young and The Pillsbury Company before attending business school.

 

Schuller has a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University, Boston and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. He and his family reside in the southern metro area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN.

 
     
 

Garret Henson
Vice President Sales & Marketing

Garret was promoted to Vice President Sales & Marketing in February 2012, after serving as the Director Sales for five years. Garret has built his entire professional career with Viracon. He joined in 1993 as a field sales trainee and then became a field sales representative based in Colorado. He regularly advanced through increasing levels of field sales management responsibility - both domestically and internationally.

Henson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate, a Mini Master of Business Administration in International Management and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. He and his family reside in Owatonna, MN.

 
     
 

Mark R. Augdahl
Vice President Finance

As Vice President Finance, Mark is responsible for the company’s overall financial health. He joined Viracon in 2017, leveraging his extensive experience to oversee Viracon’s accounting, finance and analysis activities. Mark has been with Viracon’s parent company, Apogee Enterprises, since 2000 in various financial roles including five years at its installation business, Harmon. Mark is a member of the executive leadership team that drives the company’s strategic focus and direction.

Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Minnesota. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and was a participant in the University of Chicago Booth Executive Development Program.

Mark and his wife reside in the southern metro area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN and have two grown children.

 
     
 

Bill Wright
Vice President U.S. Operations

Bill Wright is currently the Vice President U.S. Operations for Viracon with responsibility for the Owatonna, MN, St. George, UT and Statesboro, GA facilities. Wright is responsible for maintaining an optimum workforce capable of delivering high levels of service to customers.

Bill began his career with Viracon in 1996. He has held a variety of leadership positions within the organization prior to his current position as Vice President U.S. Operations. He was the Vice President Operations for Owatonna's plant before taking over leadership of all three U.S. plants. Wright oversaw the construction and launch of the company’s state-of-the-art facility in St. George, which opened in 2007, where he was the Vice President Operations. He spent the six years prior as the Director Manufacturing in the Owatonna, MN facility.

Prior to joining Viracon, Bill served 16 years on active duty in the U.S. Army as a Commissioned Officer. Bill received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Bill and his family reside in Owatonna, MN.

 
     
 

Charlie Boyer
Vice President Research, Process & Product Development

Charlie joined Viracon as the Vice President Research, Process & Product Development in September, 2009. Prior to joining Viracon, Charlie had 25 years of technical and business experience across multiple market sectors. From 2005 through 2008, he served as Vice President Research & Development for Coloplast Skin Health. From 2003 to 2005, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Tech Logic, an automated material handling OEM and RFID integrator. Between 1985 and 2003, Charlie served in continuing leadership roles at 3M Company overseeing government contracts, leading the Austin, TX electronic materials laboratory, having profit and loss responsibility for the Encapsulated Products business unit; and serving and living in Singapore as a Technical Director in the Asia Pacific Operations.

Charlie obtained his Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. Charlie earned both his Master of Science in Materials Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

Charlie was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Veritec Inc. He has served on the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Flex Lab Advisory Board and currently serves on Purdue Herrick Laboratory Advisory Board. Charlie has been recognized as a co-inventor on multiple U.S. and foreign patents. Charlie and his family reside in Elysian, MN.

 
     
 

Jim Wendorf
Vice President Human Resources

Jim has worked in the human resources field since 1982. In 1995, he joined Viracon taking leadership responsibility for Viracon’s Human Resources department and is now the Vice President Human Resources. In his current duties he is responsible for the overall direction and coordination of a human resource function for 2,500 employees in Minnesota, Georgia and Utah in the United States, as well as a Viracon manufacturing site in Brazil.

Jim has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Relations from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a Master of Business Administration from University of St. Thomas. He is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Jim has been involved in a variety of community and human resource associations and has served in leadership positions on a state and regional level. He is currently a member of the South Central Minnesota Personnel Association and the Society for Human Resource Management. He and his family reside in Byron, MN.