August 25, 2016 – Gaco Western is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Skalski as President of the company after over 25 years of dedication and leadership.
Chuck 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 US in 1995. In 2001 Chuck 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, Chuck 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. Chuck 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.” – Chuck Skalski
Chuck is a 6 year US Navy Veteran who served during the Lebanon Conflict as well as recovery efforts of the space shuttle Challenger disaster. While in the US Navy he attended Golden Gate University via satellite location.
About Gaco Western
Gaco Western was founded in 1955 with its roots in technology and product innovation. The Gaco family of brands offer best-of-class solutions for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential applications including specialty coatings for roof, pedestrian and traffic decking, and spray polyurethane foam insulation.