CENTRIA is pleased to announce that Julie Schessler has joined the team as Product Manager—Rainscreen Systems. Schessler brings her extensive, wide-ranging experience with architectural product management and marketing to her new role with CENTRIA.

Julie Schessler

“Julie comes to CENTRIA with a strong command of product management, marketing, and sales support in the architectural products space,” says Jeff Peskowitz, Manager—Product Management at CENTRIA. “With her unique skillset and invaluable experience, Julie is the ideal candidate to lead our rainscreen product lines to new heights.”

Schessler will collaborate with the company’s sales, marketing, and research and development departments to maintain and promote CENTRIA’s MetalWrap insulated composite backup panel system, Intercept modular metal panels, and the complete line of single-skin metal rainscreen systems, including the Cascade metal panel system, Concept Series and IW Series concealed fastener panels, exposed fastener panels, and EcoScreen perforated screenwalls.

Schessler is no stranger to the architectural products industry. She comes to CENTRIA from her most recent role as marketing manager with WE-EF Lighting, USA, a leading manufacturer of high-performance exterior luminaires. In this role, Schessler managed all aspects of marketing for the North American market, including advertising, new product launches, tradeshows, and sales support.

Prior to WE-EF Lighting, Schessler spent nearly a decade at Pittsburgh-based Forms+Surfaces, where she served as the company’s product manager for architectural products. Schessler earned her Bachelor of Arts in creative writing with a minor in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University.