Guardian Auto Glass hires Nik Frye to lead sales and marketing
Worthington, Ohio – January 23, 2012 – Guardian Auto Glass, LLC announced today it has hired Nik Frye as vice president of sales and marketing. Frye will lead all sales/marketing strategies and initiatives for Guardian Auto Glass.
Guardian Auto Glass provides glass repair and replacement services for automobiles, buses, trucks and recreational vehicles and has more than 50 locations throughout the United States.
Frye has more than 35 years of retail auto glass experience in many capacities, starting as an apprentice auto glass technician in his family’s business and progressing to executive vice president of the company. He has held executive sales/marketing positions with leading regional retail companies, is a certified continuing education instructor in 19 states and is currently marketing chairperson for the Auto Glass Safety Council / AGRSS.
“Nik is a great fit for Guardian Auto Glass at this point in our growth, and will help expedite our expansion through his extensive industry knowledge and retail experience,” said Jim Latch, president of Guardian Auto Glass.
“I am very pleased to be joining the Guardian Auto Glass team and excited about the growth opportunities offered by such a quality organization. Guardian’s local ownership model attracted my interest and is also attracting the interest of other auto glass professionals around the country. I look forward to the future and working closely with all Guardian Auto Glass employees and owners to grow the company,” said Frye.
Guardian Auto Glass LLC was formed in 2010 between Guardian Glass Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian Industries Corp., and LRST LLC to manage and grow the retail auto glass business of Guardian.
Guardian Auto Glass LLC is seeking owners, qualified sales professionals and operations managers who seek ownership and/or employment opportunities in their markets, throughout the US. All inquiries will be treated confidentially and should be directed to LRST@Guardian.com.