YKK AP Announces Strategic Promotions to Support its Future Growth

Key personnel advancements reflect the organization’s continued expansion and strengthen its ability to scale

ATLANTA, GA (May 14, 2024) – Today, YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) announced key promotions of its leadership team. These advancements reflect the increasing scale of the organization, and position it for future growth and expansion.

“These promotions are true recognition of the continued hard work, dedication, and immense value that these leaders continue to bring to our evolving organization,” said Oliver Stepe, president and CEO of YKK AP America. “Strategically, these changes also reflect the increasing scale of our organization and set it up for future success. Each of these promotions are designed to place extra effort and emphasis on growing our existing commercial and residential businesses, while simultaneously strengthening our foundation to prepare for further scaling of our business.”

These organizational changes come on the heels of the addition of two division presidents, and the grand opening of the company’s new $125 million residential manufacturing facility in Macon, Ga.

The following promotions have been announced:

  • Toby Gould: Currently serves as Vice President, Finance, Gould will now serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Allen Mathis: Currently Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence, Matthis now takes on the additional role of Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.
  • Jamilla Walcott: Currently serves as Director of Marketing & Product Management, Walcott has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing & Product Management.
  • Patrys Wiid: Promoted from her current position as Vice President, Organizational Excellence to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
  • Key Wynn: Currently serves as Vice President, Corporate Counsel and will now take on the role of Vice President, General Counsel.

For more information about YKK AP or its products, please visit ykkap.com.


YKK AP America Inc. is a leading manufacturer of award-winning commercial facade systems and residential windows and doors. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, all building products are manufactured in the company’s world-class production facilities located in Dublin, Ga., Macon, Ga., and Lakeshore, Ontario. Together with its subsidiary brand, Erie Architectural Products (Erie AP), the company serves architects, glazing contractors, homebuilders, and resellers across the country. YKK AP America Inc. is a subsidiary of YKK AP Inc., a global architectural products company based in Tokyo, Japan.

For more information, visit www.ykkap.com.

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