Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
Portland-based Clearwater Exteriors (“Clearwater”) today announced that Laurence Meadows will join the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Mr. Meadows brings more than 30 years of experience in the specialty contracting industry to Clearwater. He has a proven track record for leading home improvement companies of all sizes, from small start-ups to multi-state operations with more than $30 million in revenues and over 350 employees.
“I am incredibly excited to be part of a community that is so passionate about energy efficiency and the entire green movement,” Mr. Meadows said. “I look forward to leveraging key relationships in manufacturing, banking, and our supply channel partners to bring best-in-class service and the finest products in the industry to the Pacific Northwest,” he added.
Mr. Meadows’ experience and leadership will give Clearwater’s strategic marketing platform critical momentum in building its brand in Portland and surrounding metropolitan areas. “We will immediately pursue strategic partnerships with local organizations that are aligned with our core values and commitment to the community,” Meadows said.
Mr. Meadows has particular expertise in custom windows and siding, and is widely recognized as an industry expert by vendors, lenders and investment funds in the home improvement arena. He has served on the Steering Committee for Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies since 2007, and has also served as a member of the GE Money Advisory Board since 2007. Mr. Meadows was also a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2004.
ABOUT CLEARWATER EXTERIORS, LLC
Portland, Oregon-based Clearwater Exteriors is a specialty contracting business focused on residential retail sales and installation of custom-built high performance replacement windows and maintenance-free insulated replacement siding.