Railing Dynamics Inc. Mourns the Loss of its
Co-founder and President; Names New Executives
June 7, 2010
Railing Dynamics Inc. (RDI) announces the untimely passing of company
co-founder and president, Andrew Terrels, who died unexpectedly
of a heart attack while traveling overseas on April 24. He was 53.
Terrels co-founded RDI in 1989 with his brother, Christopher, who
will now serves as president of the company.
The RDI family has suffered a great loss. Andy was a well
admired, talented leader who was a mentor and inspiration to everyone
who had the pleasure of knowing him, and we are deeply saddened
by his passing, said Carol Lyn Groce, marketing communications
manager. Andy was a dedicated individual who wholeheartedly
enjoyed life and had a natural ability to communicate with all types
of people, regardless of their position within the company. Andy
has been a great influence on the people of RDI; his unique vision
helped make RDI the company it is today. We are all fortunate for
having known him.
RDIs management team has, in light of Terrels passing,
taken measures to ensure that all business activities continue without
interruption. Chris Terrels, formerly vice president of RDI, has
taken on the role of president.
Chris is a dynamic individual who has great expertise in
business development and strategic initiatives, said Chris
Schneider, director of product development. A fantastic leader
and dedicated individual, we are sure that Chris will be extremely
successful in his role as president.
Jon Gronow, director of finance, has been appointed executive vice
president of RDI.
As director of finance of RDI for more than eight years,
he has proven to be a diligent, committed, knowledgeable individual
who is dedicated to RDI and its customers. Jon worked side-by-side
with Andy for many years, and shared Andys ambition and vision.
Jons work over the years in managing RDIs financial
operations on a day-to-day basis as well as his customer-driven
vision made him the natural choice for executive vice president,
said Chris Terrels.
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