Jose Escobar has over 14 years of human resources experience, specializing in employee relations. With experience in both the public and private sectors, Jose’s key competencies include talent acquisition, dispute mediation and resolution, employee welfare, risk and safety, workers’ compensation, and union negotiation. Prior to joining Window Nation, he built and led the human resources function for the sales, marketing, and warehouse operations of a manufacturing company. While in the public sector, Jose served as the Chief Deputy Safety/Service Director and oversaw the human resources function for over 530 city employees.
Jose grew up in the Cleveland area and is an avid Cleveland sports fan.
Chris started his window career manufacturing windows at nineteen years old. He made the switch to installing windows and eventually went into sales. With his twenty plus years in the business he entered management. As a sales manager, Chris enjoys training and coaching the sales team in helping homeowners with their window and door needs.
Allyson is a seasoned marketing and advertising executive who has lived on both sides of the media fence. A native Marylander, she has managed in-house client agencies for both for- profit companies such as Washington Sports & Entertainment as well as non-profit organizations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic and Wolf Trap’s performance venues. On the flip side, she has also pointed the Marketing departments for a variety of radio stations including ESPN 980 (Redskins radio flagship and Baltimore Orioles DC radio outlet), HOT 99.5FM, 97.1 WASH FM and BIG100 Oldies.
Allyson is an “event junkie!” She loves sports, live theater and concerts…and once-in-a-while… plays a decent game of tennis! She is very proud to join the Window Nation team!
Frank, a native New Yorker, comes to Window Nation as a CPA with 20-plus years' experience in both public and private sectors. A Hofstra University graduate, Frank earned a BBA in Accounting and started working as a senior business advisor with Arthur Andersen LLP, focusing on a diverse clientele. This led Frank to accepting a position as a regional controller with a national facility services company specializing in environmental remediation, demolition and emergency response within the construction industry.
Most recently, he worked within the aviation sector focusing on defense contracting industries.
Frank currently resides in Maryland with his wife and their two children. When not working, you can find him relaxing with his family, reading a good book or on the golf course.
J.R. Usher comes to Window Nation with over 10 years of sales and customer service experience within the home improvement industry. Coming from an in-home sales background, he looks forward to meeting new people and learning their stories. He constantly strives to work with his team to improve upon the customer experience and find ways to exceed expectations — from big ways to small. J.R. has happily lived in Maryland all his life, but loves traveling to warmer climates with this wife Jodi. J.R.'s family also includes a new puppy Copper and cat Lemon. He is an avid Redskins, Terps and Capitals fan along with playing basketball and softball when time permits.
Lou began his career as a Philadelphia trial attorney in 1991. A few years later, he left practicing law in order to pursue his passion, a career in sales in marketing. In 2001, he joined the U.S. Remodelers in Philadelphia as a Sales Associate, where he served in various management capacities over the course of the next eleven years; most notably as national product manager and later as northeast director of sales, where he was responsible for approximately one third of the company's business.
A native of central New Jersey, Lou moved to the Philadelphia area in the late '80s. In his down time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, rock climbing and riding his motorcycle. He is very active in his community, taking a prominent role in the local football and cheerleading programs and raising money for various charitable organizations.