Skalski joined Gaco Western in 1991 as an area manager to develop the Ontario Canada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Western New York markets. In 1993 he spearheaded the launch of Gaco Silicone coatings into the specification market, and was subsequently promoted to district sales manager for the eastern U.S. in 1995. In 2001 Skalski was named as the sales lead for the newly developed Leadership team at Gaco Western and assumed National Sales responsibilities.
While on the Executive Leadership Team at Gaco, Skalski was promoted to VP of Sales in 2003 and worked to promote coating sales as well as GacoWallFoam insulation awareness throughout the US and Canada. Skalski became VP of sales for the GacoFlex division in 2008, and in 2013 he launched the joint GacoFlex/Distribution model that is currently in place today.
"This is really exciting and a quite humbling point in my career at Gaco Western. I'm looking forward to building Gaco to be even bigger and better than what it is today." said Skalski.
Skalski is a 6 year U.S. Navy Veteran who served during the Lebanon Conflict as well as recovery efforts of the space shuttle Challenger disaster. While in the U.S. Navy he attended Golden Gate University via satellite location.
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