The following is a list of Padua Glass Enterprises, Inc.’s (Padua Glass) key personnel and their experience in the glass and glazing industry.
James J. Dorst: Mr. Dorst is Secretary/ Treasurer of Padua Glass. He is chief estimator, project manager and scheduler. Mr. Dorst started Padua Glass on January 27, 1993 and brought with him 45 years of experience in the glass and glazing industry. He previously was President of Dorst and Dryden Glass Contractors. He has been educated from the bottom up, starting out as a glazier, lead man, project manager and estimator. Mr. Dorst was Chairman of the Board for the California Glass Association for the year 2002 and has served on its Board of Directors. He was President of the Southern California Glass Management Association from 1985-1986. He has received Certifications of Appreciation from Local 636 and the California Apprenticeship Council. Mr. Dorst is also part of the Industry Expert Program for The California State Licensing Board. Beverly A. Dorst: Mrs. Dorst is President of Padua Glass. She has many administrative and management duties, keeping Padua Glass running efficiently. She works closely with the Treasurer on financial and banking issues. Mrs. Dorst keeps Padua Glass’ management team working cohesively. In addition, she brings her talents in the stained glass and decorative glass arena. Vanessa A. Huber: Mrs. Huber is Vice President of Padua Glass. She has 27 years of experience years in the glass and glazing industry. She handles purchasing of glass and glazing materials, submittals, accounts receivable, accounts payable, close out documents, company safety program and project coordination. She is a licensed C17 contractor.
Linda Kastelic: Mrs. Kastelic has worked for Padua Glass as our payroll expert for over 9 years. She came to us from another glass and glazing contractor where she worked for 4½ years also in payroll. Mrs. Kastelic has attended several seminars on payroll requirements, including certified payroll reports, labor compliance and OCIP programs.
David Bret Andre: Mr. Andre has been with Padua Glass since 2003. Starting as a B worker, he progressed to a glazier and now works as a lead man. His responsibilities include making sure his projects are completed properly and timely, training apprentices and making sure that glaziers work in a safe environment and maintaining documentation of same with daily reports and safety meeting reports.
Raul F. Rizo: Mr. Rizo has been part of Padua's workforce since 2003. He joined Padua with some glazing experience and now has over ten years experience working in the field. He works where needed, including shop fabrication, layout and field glazing. He works well alone and as a part of a team in order to get the job completed, accurately and on time.
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