Directors

Our Team of Directors

ANDREW DOLPHIN

OGMA President

Andrew Dolphin has worked for over 20 years in the Glass and Metal Industry. Currently employed as General Manager of BVGlazing Concord, Andrew has also worked at Trulite Industries and Sherwood Windows. Andrew has been on the OGMA Directors Board for seven years and is currently serving his first term as President. Andrew graduated from the University of Guelph with a BA in Economics and has earned a Certified Technical Representative (CTR) designation from the CSC Toronto Chapter.

JEFFREY MAKIMOTO

OGMA Vice President

Jeffrey Makimoto is a seasoned Civil Technician (CET), focusing on operations for over 35 years. During his career, he has worked in the architectural precast, medical devices, and glazing industries, as well as large industrial renovations and environmental clean-up. He has worked with glazing companies such as Sotawall and Oldcastle, and is currently with TAGG Industries. Jeffrey is as a registered joint health and safety committee member and a National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO). He completed the TAGG Certificate of Registration (COR) submission to the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA).

Brian Wiles

OGMA Treasurer

Brian Wiles has been in the glass industry since 1975. He has worked with Indal Products, Armourguard, Richmond Hill Glass, Protemp, and Walker Glass. Brian is currently employed by BV Glazing. In addition, Brian has been involved with the OGMA and its predecessor, the Metro Toronto Glass Association, for the past 30 years.

LEE BAKER

OGMA Secretary

Lee Baker is an Architectural Technologist, graduating from Algonquin College, Ottawa in 1975. He has been in construction sales and marketing since graduation and has worked in Europe, Africa, and North America. He is past Chairman of the Board of the Toronto Construction Association and currently sits on the board of directors of the Canadian Construction Association, as well as the OGMA. He has been with Tremco Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing since 1998 as their Senior Building Envelope Sales Representative. He enjoys sailing, woodworking, and wine.

Frank Fulton

OGMA Board Member

Frank Fulton spent the better part of his career leading the operations at Fulton Windows. He has served terms as president for both the OGMA and it’s predecessor, the MTGA. Frank has been a member of the CSA A440 Windows standard technical committee since 1985 and is a columnist for Glass Canada magazine. He currently operates Fultech Fenestration Consulting offering technical, project, improvement, and operational support to companies involved in the architectural glazing industry.

Keith Elmer

OGMA Board Member

Keith has served as an OGMA Director since 2010. His career in this industry started with commercial aluminum in 1977, and his accumulated work experience includes Kawneer, Zimmcor, Indalglass, Canadian Glass, and Commdoor Aluminum. He is currently employed with Harding Glass & Mirror where he has worked as a Project Manager for over 15 years.

Steve Gusterson

OGMA Board Member

Bio coming soon.

Greg Parkin

OGMA Board Member

Greg Parkin worked summers and weekends from age 13 to 19 at Brampton Glass and Mirror. In 1981, Greg started working with Burlington Glass and Mirror, the family business, where he is now the President and majority shareholder. Greg has been involved with the OGMA for over five years.

Steven Ringler

OGMA Board Member

Steven Ringler entered the Glazier & Metal Mechanic trade in 1986 and received his Red Seal qualifications in 1990. He has over 30 years of experience in the glazing industry. In 2019, Steven joined Alumicor Limited as Regional Sales Manager, GTA. Prior to that, was CEO of Oakville Glass & Mirror Ltd. Steven’s volunteer activities include acting as a Director for OGMA since 2010 and as OGMA President in 2013/2014. From 1995 to 2011, Steven was a Program Committee volunteer for the Hamilton Halton Construction Association, where he also served as Director/Board Member in 2003/2004.

Blake Sanders

OGMA Board Member

Blake Sanders heads the Contract Administration Department, Joint Health and Safety Committee and often assists in managing the overall operations of Spandrel Tech Ltd. Having grown up working in the fabrication plant, gaining years of experience and knowledge of product data, application, and construction, Blake moved up within the company to one of the top management roles. While some may say they have a “lifetime of experience,” being the third generation in the family business, Blake has spent his entire life in the metal manufacturing field. In his spare time, Blake continues to use his Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree (HBK) to work as a Rehab Therapist, as well as being actively involved in sports, but his main focus is in growing the business.

Steve Peso

OGMA Board Member

Steve Peso is a Technical Sales Representative with the Tremco Construction Products Group, with over 12 years of sales and management experience within the coatings and building envelope industry. Steve started his career at Sherwin Williams Paint Company and moved through various positions and progressive levels of responsibility. Ready to expand his knowledge into the broader coatings and construction business, Steve was drawn to the enthusiasm and camaraderie at Tremco.  Steve obtained his Bachelor’s degrees in both Business Administration and Communications from Brock University and continues his lifelong learning through ongoing professional development within the company. When not at work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family and friends and completing many DIY projects around the home.