Alissa Schmidt to Manage Viracon's Architectural Design Department
December 21, 2011

Officials at Viracon in Owatonna, Minn., promoted Alissa Schmidt to Architectural Design Department manager on December 12, according to a December 20 company news release.

Schmidt has worked at Viracon since 2005, most recently as an architectural design associate, providing technical, specification and design assistance. She has developed national and international relationships with major architects and consultants in the industry.

"It's a pleasure to see Alissa advance within our company," says Rick Voelker, vice president of technical services, in the release. "She has made tremendous contributions to Viracon's client relationships and brings a creative edge to our design team. We see exceptional talent in Alissa."

In her new role, Schmidt will be responsible for leading the Architectural Design Department's focus on providing consultative design assistance to architects as they select and specify the glass products to be utilized on their projects.

"It's an incredible honor," says Schmidt in the release. "It's a very exciting opportunity to advance in such a great company."

Schmidt is a graduate of Minnesota State University in Mankato with a B.S. degree in interior design. She is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council of Washington, D.C., and The Construction Specifications Institute of Alexandria, Va.

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