YKK AP America Expands Residential Division with New Sales and Customer Service Representatives

AUSTELL, Ga. (Feb. 11, 2019) YKK AP America today announced it has expanded its residential sales and customer service team with the addition of three new hires. Together, these team members will propel the company forward by extending its commitment to providing a positive experience for customers.


Twenty-year industry veterans Michael West and Kyle Peterson will join YKK AP as residential sales representatives for the state of North Carolina and the state of Florida, respectively. West’s deep experience in the residential windows and doors market will bring a unique perspective to his customers throughout the state. Similarly, Peterson’s extensive experience in the industry along with his in-depth understanding of the sales cycle and hands-on approach to service will enhance the customer experience.

Shurnell James joins YKK AP as the customer service manager for the residential division, where she will play a critical role in cultivating a high-performing customer service team. James’s in-depth customer service experience as well as her consultative sales approach will serve as a tremendous asset to YKK AP as it focuses on its commitment to service.

“We are extremely happy to welcome Michael, Kyle and Shurnell to our residential services division,” said Hank Kawano, general manager of YKK AP’s residential service division. “Their depth of knowledge, experience and professionalism will ensure that YKK AP will continue to provide the highest level of service to our customers.”  

To learn more about YKK AP America’s residential doors and windows, go to www.ykkap.com.


YKK AP America Inc. is a technology-oriented manufacturer of commercial façade systems and residential doors and windows.  With every finished good, we push the boundaries in next generation manufacturing and create value for architectural applications.  Driven by a desire to provide exceptional service in our markets, YKK AP America builds upon our foundation of advanced engineering, vertically integrated manufacturing, and customer focus to deliver the highest level of quality at a competitive price.  Headquartered in Austell, Ga., all building products are manufactured in our world-class production facilities located in Dublin, GA. and Macon, GA. YKK AP America Inc. is a subsidiary of YKK Corporation of America, whose parent company is global manufacturer YKK Corporation of Japan. For more information, visit ykkap.com and follow us on Linkedin.com.

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