YKK AP America Names New Atlanta Branch Management Team

Glass Magazine
May 19, 2014
Brock West
Michelle Ignazio

YKK AP America expanded its Atlanta branch management team with the appointment of Brock West as branch manager and the promotion of Michelle Ignazio to operations manager. 

West will oversee all aspects of daily operations for the Southeastern region business unit covering the states of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, as well as the panhandle of Florida. He comes to YKK AP with nearly 30 years of experience in the glass industry, including early career roles in drafting and estimating, and owner of a multi-million dollar contract glazing company. West also served as a past president and board member of the Michigan Glass Association. 

Ignazio brings significant credentials and experience to her new role having previously served in operational leadership posts both at a regional and corporate level.

“We are excited to welcome Brock to YKK AP as Atlanta branch manager and to appoint Michelle to her new role,” said Oliver Stepe, senior vice president, YKK AP America. “Brock brings an extensive amount of experience to the company, from his early career roles to recent positions in business ownership and overseeing major projects. Based on her strong vision for customer service excellence, Michelle will be a catalyst to positive change that will help the Atlanta Branch become a top performing service location and support the overall company growth objective.”