RC Antal

Director of Insulated Metal Panels

RC has 19 years of experience in the building materials industry. Having experience in customer service, marketing, product management, sales and sales management, RC will be able to assist you through the construction cycle. With his knowledge of Insulated Metal Panels, the building envelope and thermal insulation, RC is a perfect product specialist that can provide a multitude of solutions and support from your early phases of design through your projects completion.

Areas of Expertise

  • New business development
  • Material estimates, quotes and take-offs
  • Project management
  • Project design assistance
  • Product specification support
  • Shop drawings and material layouts
  • Technical support
  • AIA/GBCI Lunch and Learns

Kevin Cox

Director of Interior Business Development

Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, including positions within operations and in sales and estimating for a large commercial interior contractor.  He has held positions in architectural business development and ran his own commercial contracting company for half a decade. Kevin has extensive knowledge of exterior and interior wall construction, as well as interior ceilings and room acoustics.  He joined ATAS International as a regional Product Representative, and currently holds the position of Interiors Business Development Manager.

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) member
  • CSI Chapter Director, Raleigh-Durham, NC chapter
  • Certified Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)
  • Current NC commercial general contractors license
  • Hands-on knowledge of interior commercial contracting
  • Trained at United States Gypsum (USG) Corporation Acoustics University
  • Perform sabin and reverberation calculations
  • Worked extensively as an Architectural Product Representative for a number of manufacturers

Bob LeClare

Director of Perimeter Edge Business

Bob has 30 years of experience in the design, manufacture and installation of architectural metals. He is a past president of SPRI, helped draft several edge standards including ANSI/SPRI ES-1, has participated in RICOWI wind investigations, and is regularly requested to speak as an industry expert on ES-1 and perimeter edge metals used in low-slope roofing.

Areas of Expertise

  • Wind design for low-slope perimeter edge metal ES-1 (coping and fascia), and GT-1 (gutter) testing requirements
  • Product selection and design
  • Custom solutions
  • Take-offs and pricing
  • Field measuring and installation support

Gary Miller

National OEM Manager

Gary has 27 years of experience in the pre-painted metal industry, 12 of those years have been here at ATAS International. His background includes logistics and inventory control and has received the Malan S. Parker Award for Salesman of the Year.

Areas of Expertise

  • Use and application of natural metals
  • Design and development of custom panels for specialty applications
  • Integration of added value services and options
  • Implementation of stocking, fabrication and toll processing arrangements

Christian Vachon

Director of Solar Technology

Christian has over 20 years of experience in the renewable energy business, mostly in solar thermal, PV and air heating systems. His work with engineers, architects and HVAC contractors led to the design, sales and installation of close to 2,000,000 ft2 of solar air collectors around the world, in a wide variety of applications: building space heating, industrial processes, institutional and commercial buildings, Armed forces facilities, produce and wood dryers, agricultural barns, residential heating and ventilation systems.

He holds a Master’s in renewable energy engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia and has worked in France, Austria, Australia and Canada; making him the perfect product specialist for solar technology. He joined the ATAS team to provide strong engineering and sales support for promoting ATAS’ InSpire solar air collector, to all US and International sales representatives around the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • Direct sales and sales support of solar systems
  • Solar air heating and cooling systems design and engineering
  • Architectural and HVAC integration
  • Design, drafting, specifying with architects and engineers
  • Air preheating and energy recovery
  • Energy calculations and simulations
  • Controls, automation and monitoring of energy systems performance
  • Fluent in French, English, German and Spanish.

Dave Weidl

Architectural Business Development Manager

Dave has worked for ATAS for 16 years and has been a Product Representative centrally located in Ohio for his entire tenure. His sales expertise and ATAS product knowledge have earned him the Malan S. Parker Award for Salesman of the Year in 2004. Dave will continue the development of unique solutions that benefit our customers, including corporate accounts.

Areas of Expertise

  • Design assistance from concept to construction
  • Help in defining your brand using metal
  • Developing budgets for your latest building look
  • Contractor referrals throughout the United States
  • Custom Corporate Account Programs
  • Custom color stocking
  • Guaranteed preferred pricing
  • Expedited delivery services
  • Shop drawings and material lists