Meet the new leadership.
Dave is recognized in the West Michigan construction industry for his 25 years of leadership at Kent companies, where he served as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and President. His construction experience goes back over 40 years where he started as a laborer in the field at age 16. He has held the positions of tradesman, professional engineer, marketing manager, operational leader, and owner.
He believes in giving back to our community and over the years he’s served on several nonprofit boards and associations, including the Associated Builders and Contractors of West Michigan’s board of directors from 2008-2015. Dave met his wife Sandy at the University of Iowa and their careers moved them around the Midwest until settling in Grand Rapids in 1990. They have two married sons and two grandchildren. The couple lives in Caledonia and is active in their church, focusing on strengthening families, fathering and marriage. Dave also enjoys fishing and hunting.
Owner/Business Development Administration
John has lived in Grand Rapids his entire life and earned his undergraduate degree from Hope College. John grew up working in the construction industry and has worked in a number of sales and business development roles. He’s held various positions at Kent Companies, Paycor and Michigan Office Solutions. He’s chosen Vos Glass as his career path—to work for a “family business,” learn from experienced employees, and be invested in the company as part owner, along with this father and Brian. John is a newlywed—he and his wife Tiffany will celebrate their one-year anniversary this fall.
Board of Directors
Many of you may know Brian as the president of Architectural Metals Inc. in Portland, Michigan. He’s led the company since 2000. Brian started his career at AMI in 1987, the year it was founded, while attending Lansing Community College. Brian graduated from Lakewood High School and later served on the school board for nearly eight years. He and his wife Essie have four children, Margo, 23, Alex, 21, Millie, 19 and Erica, 15. He enjoys his church, his community, and the construction industry in general. He serves on the board of directors for the American Subcontractors Association of Michigan and Union Bank.
Vice President Construction
Tim joined Vos Glass in 2012 after 15 years in project management with the largest contract glazing firm in Eastern Michigan. With a degree in Building Construction Management from Michigan State University, he has led the Vos Glass team on projects such as Northview High School Renovation (2 million+), Meijer Inc. headquarters renovations, Spectrum Health Integrated Care Campus, East Beltline, Mary Free Bed and more. He won back-to-back (2014 & 15) A True Leader Vos Glass “Glassy” awards, which were voted on by his co-workers. In March 2016, Tim attended FMI Construction Leadership Institute Training in Colorado, and also serves as a member of the Vos Glass Business Skills Development Group.
Vice President Retail
Terry joined Vos Glass in 2004 with 15 years of auto glass installation experience. Since then, he has served as an Auto Glass Technician, Glazier, Auto Glass Customer Service Representative and Retail Team Coordinator. A winner of a “Glassy” award for Star Performer-Office, he has been a member of the Vos Glass Business Skills Development Group since its inception 4 years ago. He is a Dale Carnegie graduate.
Terry helped create and oversaw the recent Resource Center Renovation & update, and currently represents Vos Glass in his involvement with the Home Builder’s Association of Greater Grand Rapids.
With over 16 years of construction accounting experience when she joined Vos Glass in 2011, Denise quickly worked her way up to lead the entire administrative team. Overseeing all Human Resources activities, she has served as a “right hand woman” to past President Linda Vos-Graham for 3 years. Denise continues to increase her business acumen through education and involvement with the Construction Financial Management Association, and is a recent Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers graduate. She also serves as a member of the Vos Glass Business Skills Development Group.