Patterson Elected TGA President Elect
May 17, 2011

Deron Patterson of PPG Industries was awarded the Lou Green Award during Glass TEXpo™ 2010.

The Texas Glass Association (TGA) announced that Deron Patterson, sales development manager of PPG Industries, was elected president elect of the 2011-2012 board of directors. In 2009 he was recognized by the TGA with the Lou Green Award and in January 2010 was elected to the TGA board of directors. Patterson has been a guest speaker at TGA events, informing the trade about energy codes and green construction developments for glass and glazing.

Patterson joined TGA in 1999 when he entered the glass business working for Guardian Industries at the company’s Corsicana, Texas, float glass factory. The following year he accepted a position in outside sales covering Texas, Louisiana and Mexico. In 2006, Patterson joined PPG Industries to become the sales development manager for Mexico, as well as the southern part of Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.

He also represented the TGA in Austin in the 2001 Legislative session by educating Legislators and key staff on the adoption of the first state-wide model energy code for Texas. During the 2009 Legislative session he was involved in resolving a conflict between the commercial and residential construction sectors concerning effective dates, thus allowing the commercial construction sector the opportunity to initiate the new energy codes benefits sooner.

Patterson has a master’s degree in theological studies degree from Southern Methodist University and a BBA from Texas State University – San Marcos.

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