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Bill Stone - click to email
President

William A. Stone is President of Louisville Plate Glass Company, a founder of United Glass Corp. and the original controlling partner in what is now known as Tempered Glass Inc. (TGI). While remaining a significant shareholder in United Glass Corp., Bill re-acquired 100% ownership in Louisville Plate Glass Company in June of 2009.

Bill has been involved with many industry organizations including Glass Association of North America, Associated Builders and Contractors, The Dodge Advisory Panel, McGraw Hill Advisory Panel, Ohio Glass Association, and the Louisville Area Glazing Contractors Association. He was a member of the Economic Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Board's St. Louis branch.

Bill has a wide range of community and national civic affiiliations. Currently Bill Serves on the board of directors of the Frazier History Museum, The University of Louisville Athletic Association, and the Cardiovascular Institute of the University of Louisville.

He is a past member of the board of trustees of the University of Louisville and is currently a senior member of the university's' Board of Overseers. Bill is a commissioner, appointed by the Mayor, on Citizens Police Accountability Commission. While a past member of the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Bill still serves as a member of both the Chamber's labor and public policy committees. He is a past chairman of the U.S. Chamber Labor Policy Committee and a former member of the board of their Institute for Legal Reform. Bill has appeared on many national venues on behalf of the business community, including The Today Show, CNN, This Week with David Brinkley, Nightline, CBS Evening News, and Good Morning America.

Previously, Bill was a member of the executive committees of the University of Louisville Board of Overseers and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Bill was President of the University of Louisville Associates, the U of L athletic support organization. He is past director of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce, The Better Business Bureau and the Transportation Authority of River City (TARC). Although a past Louisville-Jefferson County Republican Party Chairman, Democratic Governors Julian Carroll and Martha Layne Collins appointed Bill to the Kentucky State Fair Board and the Workers Compensation Funding Commission respectively. In 1963, he was a founder and the first president of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame. Bill was a Chairman of the Kentucky Delegations to the White House Conference on Small Business in 1980 and 1986, and a delegate to the 1996 and 2000 Republican National Conventions. He was a member of the stadium committee that created Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

Bill received a BA from the University of Michigan in 1957, where he was a member of the Economics Honor Seminar.

Bill and his wife, Mary, have a blended family of 6 children and 10 grandchildren.

 

Brian Walker - click to email
General Manager

Brian, a graduate of DeSales High School in Louisville joined the company in April of 1978. Since joining LPG Brian has worked his way up the ladder in a variety of positions. Starting out as a production worker, Brian became manager of the Insulating Glass Department. Later when opportunity beckoned Brian became the LPG plant manager and later a sales representative. He now is fundamentally the chief operations officer bearing the title of general manager. No one in our industry brings more practical experience to the job than Brian. He and his wife, Tina, have two children, including his daughter, Mandy, who is now practicing law in Louisville.

Brian O'Connell - click to email
Project Coordinator
Brian joined LPG in 2007. A graduate of Central Bucks West High School in Doylestown, PA, Brian has the ability to coordinate special programs that improve both productivity and service. Brian, who attended Bucks College, has had a long and successful history in our industry. He was with TFC Mirror for 26 years after which in 1999 he became a special assignment guy for United Glass Corp.
Diana Yates - click to email
Sales Manager
A graduate of Louisville Waggener High School Diana joined LPG in August of 1991. Don’t mess with her as she is an enrolled agent with the Internal Revenue Service. In her past life Diana was Assistant District Manager of H&R Block Company with 250 people reporting to her. Diana has an incredible knowledge of the properties of architectural glass which is of great help to her very loyal customers. She and her husband Jim have a blended family of 1 son, 3 daughters and 2 granddaughters.
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George "Dubby" Carrico -
In Memoriam 1930-2010
Dubby Carrico joined LPG in September 1955. Given the hundreds of people who have served LPG since 1911 Dubby was the individual with the most years as a member of the LPG team. He has been a truck driver, glass cutter, warehouse manager, and territory sales representative. His experience and expertise cannot be duplicated. A proud graduate and active alumnus of Flaget High School, Dubby was the father of six, the grandfather of sixteen, and the proud great grandfather of seven.
Kathy Carter - click to email
Sales and Customer Service Representative
Kathy became a member of the LPG team on August 1996. Her warm personality and product knowledge instill confidence in our customers. Kathy and her husband Bob have two children and two grandchildren. Kathy graduated from Southern High School. Known around the office as “ Goodness”, Kathy is the Minister of Music at Hope Life Center.
Pam Willen - click to email
Chief Accounting Officer
Pam Willen brings much skill and background to her position as chief accounting officer at Louisville Plate Glass Company. Pam is a 1989 graduate of the University of Louisville. She holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in accounting. Pam is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. She has an extensive professional background including time with national CPA firm Deloitte and Touche. Pam has construction industry experience spending 13 years with Competition Equipment Inc. which was a supplier of capital goods to contractors . Pam lives with her husband Steve in Crestwood , Kentucky. They have two children, both boys.
Ed Embers
Insulating Glass Plant Manager
Ed came on board at LPG in September of 1980. Ed is one of those responsible for the high quality insulating products, which symbolize our reputation, produced by LPG for the past 30 years. Ed attended Morehead State University where he was a member of the football team. Ed has two sons, one who is currently a scholarship football player at Kentucky Wesleyan University.
Beth Wychulis - click to email
Purchasing and Customer Service - RETIRED
Beth is part of LPG tradition and history. She joined the company as an office assistant in 1977. Beth and her husband CJ have a blended family of four children and seven grandchildren. Beth is a graduate of Assumption High School and Western Kentucky University. A fine athlete in her school days, Beth is the only woman in Louisville High School history to be elected to two Hall of Fames, those being Assumption and Sacred Heart Academy. Beth is still a Kentucky Athletic Association Volley Ball Referee.
Cordelia Begay - click to email
Order Entry and accounting
Cordelia joined the company in January 2001. She is a native of Arizona where she attended Winslow High School. Cordelia is a graduate of the University of Louisville. Cordelia is one of LPG’s most versatile team members assisting in sales, accounting, and order entry. She has one daughter, Teona.
Patty Miller
Customer Service
The friendly welcoming voice that greets you when you call LPG is probably that of our newest team member Patty Miller. Patty has spent much of her professional life in customer service in various businesses from jewelry to super markets and yes in the glass industry. She is a local product and has attended both Morehead State university as well as the University of Louisville. She has a terrific instinct for customer satisfaction as any customer who interfaces with her will discover.
Harold Stone
Company Mascot
Harold is a loveable basset hound who enjoys visiting everyone at the company from time to time. Harold was voted Pet of the Week in a poll taken by the Louisville Courier Journal and as a result he was featured in an article describing his exploits. Harold looks forward to walking the trails of Cherokee Park in Louisville. He greets his human and Doggie friends with equal enthusiasm. He should be rotten spoiled given his natural cuteness and personality but he is so kind and charming that he is good company for everyone. He is loyal to everyone at Louisville Plate Glass Company. If you come and visit us you may find Harold in the office and you can be sure he will greet you with vigor.