Knadler Son Speaks Out about Father's Arrest,
January 25, 2012
by Debra Levy, email@example.com
"It's been a very tough week," says Paul Knadler, the
new president of Arizona Shower Door in Phoenix Ariz., about the
of his father last weekend. Knadler spoke with USGNN.com in
an exclusive interview today. "It's something I never in my
life thought I'd have to go through."
Paul Knadler wants people to be able to draw a distinction between
his father Fred and the company he founded.
"It's important for people to realize that the core management
team has not changed," Paul Knadler says. "We have been
in place for more than 20 years. Robert Goodsell has been here for
21 years. My brother, Peter, who is vice president, and I have been
here for 25 years. We continue to run the company as we have during
"It sounds cold, but we have to separate the business issues
from the personal ones," he says. "We have 130 great employees
here and we, as a company, are moving forward. I have been gratified
by our customers' support and commitment to the company. We feel
heartened by that support."
Just today, the company issued a statement
that Fred Knadler has resigned from the company and that Paul Knadler
has assumed the presidency. "Only with the ongoing support
of friends, customers and vendors like you will we get through this
trying time," the statement says.
"At least I have my brother to help me through this,"
says Paul Knadler of his brother Peter. "It's a very tough
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