November 5, 2018

[Phoenix] – November 5, 2018 – Today, Western Window Systems, part of the PGT Innovations (NYSE: PGTI) family of brands, announced that its chief financial officer, Heather Zorge, has been recognized by the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) as a recipient of the 2018 CFO of the Year Awards. The CFO of the Year Awards honor outstanding financial executives in the business community who demonstrate excellent financial management. This year’s winners were honored at an awards dinner on November 1 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix.

At Western Window Systems, Zorge oversees the company’s financial and legal activities and strategy. Since joining Western Window Systems in 2016, she has led improvements in the company’s profitability and operating cash flows. In addition, Zorge developed operational strategies that helped improve infrastructure and processes. She was honored in the Large Private Company CFO of the Year category during the awards ceremony.

“Heather has done a phenomenal job in reshaping how we approach our decision making, reporting, analysis, legal assessments, pricing, costing, budgeting, product launches, market entry, and strategy,” says Scott Gates, president of Western Window Systems. “There isn’t a part of our business she hasn’t helped make better. More than that, she has built an incredible team that makes our company better every day.”

“I am so blessed to have had the opportunity to join Western Window Systems and learn from and grow with such an amazing group of humans,” says Zorge. “I am in wonder most days at the feats we are able to pull off as a team and just honored to help in any way I can.”

About Western Window Systems
Western Window Systems designs and manufactures moving glass walls and windows that bring indoor and outdoor spaces together. Inspired by contemporary living, our high-quality products are available in custom sizes, standardized sets, and massive dimensions for unlimited design possibilities in residential, multi-family, and commercial projects. From superior craftsmanship and timeless design to exceptional customer service, Western Window Systems is a preferred choice of architects, builders, and homeowners throughout North America.

About PGT Innovations, Inc.
PGT Innovations manufactures and supplies premium windows and doors. Their highly-engineered and technically-advanced products can withstand some of the toughest weather conditions on earth and are revolutionizing the way people live by unifying indoor and outdoor living spaces.

PGT Innovations creates value through deep customer relationships, understanding the unstated needs of the markets it serves and a drive to develop category-defining products. PGT Innovations is also the nation’s largest manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors, holds the leadership position in its primary market, and is part of the S&P SmallCap 400 Index.

The PGT Innovations’ family of brands include CGI®, PGT® Custom Windows & Doors, WinDoor®, Western Window Systems® and CGI Commercial®. The Company’s brands, in their respective markets, are a preferred choice of architects, builders, and homeowners throughout North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality products are available in custom and standard sizes with massive dimensions that allow for unlimited design possibilities in residential, multi-family, and commercial projects. For additional information, visit