Every member of the Atlantic Aluminum Products' team is committed to positioning the company for greatness by ensuring all decisions, policies and actions are in alignment with the Atlantic Aluminum Products' Value System.                       

President: Dan Schlabach

The founder and president of Atlantic Aluminum Products, Dan Schlabach, witnessed the evolution of AAP from a small local company, to a corporation that encompasses the Mid-Atlantic region. AAP began as a humble business committed to upholding the integrity of its products, as well as commitments to its customers and team members; with Dan as its compass, Atlantic Aluminum has grown while continuing to value these core principles. A native of Delaware, Dan is on the board of directors of Delmarva Christian High School and 88.7 The Bridge. Dan currently resides in Sussex County with two of his children. 

Vice President: Harold Sylvester

Harold Sylvester is co-owner and Vice President of Atlantic Aluminum Products. He joined the workforce of AAP in 2000 (when it was a small garage based business) as an installation tech. Harold quickly identified the potential of AAP's innovative products to maximize growth opportunities for the company and its employees. He wore many hats over the years, including: Installation Foreman, Sales Representative, Sales Manager, General Manager and Vice President. During his juncture as Sales Manager, one of Harold's greatest achievements was actualizing a sales growth of over 350%. Harold's management methodology is leadership that is approachable, adaptive and driven. Harold enjoys his down time with his wife and three children, tending to their farm and caring for their livestock.

Sales Manager: Richard Fischer

The Sales Manager since 2013, Richard's responsibilities include maintaining customer relationships and fostering their long term partnerships. He also manages the sales pipeline, while coaching and developing the sales team. Richard places a strong emphasis on exceeding customer expectations by increasing the value of and promoting building safety. Richard's tenure with Atlantic Aluminum Products began in 2010, serving as a Commercial Sales Representative, but he quickly merged his past experience as a residential construction project manager with his new extensive product knowledge in the railing industry. Richard is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration.

Human Resources Manager: Brenda Feathers

A member of the local Delmarva SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) as well as the National SHRM organization, Brenda stepped into the role of Human Resources Manager during one of Atlantic Aluminum's expansion phases. She is an advocate for both the company and its employees and strives to create a balanced workplace environment. Originally from Pennsylvania, Brenda moved to Delaware where she resides with her husband and two daughters. She is active with her church, Centenary United Methodist and a member of the Laurel Lions Club. Employment inquiries can be sent to her attention at: Brenda@aaprailing.com

Senior Project Manager: Jim Oechsler

Overseeing Atlantic Aluminum's project management team is Senior Project Manager, Jim Oechsler. Jim joined Atlantic Aluminum in 2018, bringing with him 20 years experience managing, training and coaching team members in customer service, sales and company standards and procedures. As Senior Project Manager, Jim manages AAP installation crews, field techs and project managers. The project management department is responsible for field measurements, installation and quality control for commercial projects. The Project Management Team works with field superintendents to ensure that AAP is maintaining their customer communication network. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, playing baseball/softball and traveling. Questions and inquires can be forwarded to joechsler@aaprailing.com.


Production Manager: Paul Franzoni

Paul Franzoni manages the production and purchasing department of Atlantic Aluminum Products. He ensures the balance between inventory levels and finished products by prioritizing, monitoring and coordinating the day and night shift production schedules. Paul is a mentor to his staff and coaches them to achieve standards befitting of Atlantic Aluminum. Paul joined AAP in 2005, but has over 30 years in the construction industry. An avid football fan, he has been a Philadelphia Eagles season ticket holder for over 25 years.       



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