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Staff News – Taylor Lobbies for Building Envelope; van der Walt earns U.S. Citizenship

September 06, 2018

Taylor Helps Building Envelope Industry Connect with Congress If you follow RCI’s news, especially regarding advocacy, you may have heard a new name recently. Jeff Taylor, of U.S. Government Relations Intl., LLC (USGRI), has been advising RCI’s Advocacy Committee in creating a significant and vibrant advocacy program that is well-organized, efficient, and substantive. In his […]

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Fire at RCI Headquarters

July 23, 2018

The physical building where RCI’s main office is located experienced a fire over the weekend. The fire was on the first floor of our building, and was extinguished before reaching RCI’s second-story office, but while remediation of smoke and water damage is ongoing, we have no access to our offices. The staff are working remotely […]

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Tammy Patterson Marks Ten Years With RCI

June 22, 2018

By Kristen Ammerman A lot can happen over a decade at RCI headquarters, and a great deal has happened in the life of Tammy Patterson during that time. Ten years ago, in May of 2008, when Tammy Patterson was hired as Finance Manager of RCI, there were 12 people working for RCI (nine in-house and […]

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Where’s Lionel?

June 08, 2018

RCI CEO Lionel van der Walt has been making good on his commitment to the membership to make sure the voices of the members are heard. He spent May 8 through 13 touring the Midwest with Region III Director Gene Keeton and Second Vice President Scott Hinesley. On May 8 he met with the Wisconson […]

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RCI Staff Reconfigured; McElroy and Elwell Named VPs

May 02, 2018

A number of changes have come about in recent months at RCI, and the organizational structure of the staff is no exception. Several of us have new responsibilities and new titles to go with them. You may already know that Director of Membership Programs Alec Jeffries has taken on new responsibilities assisting chapters and regions. […]

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Van der Walt Appointed to Leadership Position

April 18, 2018

If you attended the RCI 2018 International Convention and Trade Show or one of the myriad chapter meetings and industry events at which he has appeared in recent months, you already know that RCI’s new CEO Lionel van der Walt is a veritable force of nature. On top of throwing himself into the role as […]

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March 2018 HQ Update

March 05, 2018

Next in our series of updates from RCI’s staff is an update from Director of Membership Programs Alec Jeffries. This is part of our new initiative to keep our members better informed about what’s going on with the RCI staff. Alec will share some membership benefits, and give you an update on how our membership […]

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What’s Happening at HQ?

February 15, 2018

As part of a new initiative to keep our members better informed about what’s going on with the RCI staff, we will be releasing a series of updates from staff members. We started with CEO Lionel van der Walt’s update at the beginning of February. We will release updates from different departments periodically, to keep […]

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Lionel van der Walt to Succeed James Birdsong as New EVP/CEO

October 23, 2017

RCI, Inc. today announced the appointment of Lionel van der Walt as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer. Van der Walt succeeds James Birdsong, who will retire at the end of 2017 after nearly 17 years at the helm. An organizational strategy and analysis expert, van der Walt brings to RCI more […]

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