The innovative team of professionals share a singular common passion, to supply builders and general contractors with superior, more resilient building materials fully equipped to defend against Mother Nature's most extreme weather events.
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Tom is a well-respected building materials veteran who ran the Asian business out of Hong Kong and the European business out of London for Armstrong World Industries. Tom left Armstrong to become President of High Concrete, one of the top five precast concrete manufacturers in North America.
While at High, he coordinated a project with Oldcastle to create the Altus Group, an independent company that developed and marketed precast concrete reinforced with a carbon fiber mesh. He also became Chairman of PCI ( Precast Concrete Institute) during this time. Tom is a graduate of Williams College and received a MBA from Emory University.
Gil has been active in the U.S. construction industry for over 25 years. Inspired by his work on fortified building projects, including those for the military and coastal residential markets, Gil Heldenfels is a strong proponent of building resiliently. Aligned with DesignStone’s vision, values, and design, Gil is excited to be a part of the team and contribute his 25 years of construction experience to help establish DesignStone as the new standard for resilient building in the U.S.
Dr Thomas Harmon
DesignStone`s technical advisor, Tom was a professor at Washington University where he researched concrete material behaviour and design, earthquake engineering and wind design. He retired as Dean of Professional Education. Tom has a Ph.D. in Engineering from MIT.
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Current areas of interest are as follows:
General Manager in Texas.
General contractors & contractors located in Texas.
Business development / sales professionals located in Texas.
General contractors & contractors located in Florida.
Business development / sales professionals located in Florida.