Mike Day, CEO and President SPI

Above: Mike Day, CEO and President SPI

Greg Terhaar, VP Sales and Marketing SPI

Above: Greg Terhaar, VP Sales and Marketing SPI

Stone Panels International LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coldspring® and producer of the universally recognized StoneLite® solution for interior and exterior building cladding, announces Mike Day as President and Chief Operating Officer and Greg Terhaar as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Day comes to SPI with more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership of manufacturing companies. His background in finance and administration includes expertise in P&L management, financing, acquisitions, operations, information systems, and human resources in various manufacturing environments. In his most recent experience, Day served as Chief Financial Officer for a successful manufacturing operation. 

“We’re pleased to welcome Mike Day to Stone Panels International, as he is a world-class expert in leading manufacturing companies to thrive in the modern business climate,” says John Mattke, outgoing President and Chief Operating Officer of SPI. “Mike’s background aligns with SPI’s mission to lead the industry in quality, craftsmanship and customer service.”

John Mattke, who came to SPI in April 2017 from SPI’s parent company Coldspring, transitions to a new role in Organizational Development to ensure a successful change in leadership. Mattke served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Coldspring from 2004-2017 and will continue involvement as a board member for Coldspring.  

Additionally, SPI announces Greg Terhaar as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Terhaar comes to SPI from Coldspring where he served as Director of Sales and successfully led his team in commercial and memorial stone sales. In his role at SPI, Terhaar will provide leadership and direction for all promotion and sales activities and will develop and implement marketing and growth strategies for SPI.

“With more than 20 years of experience in the stone industry, Greg’s unique background brings the expertise needed to ensure SPI’s position as the leading provider of lightweight stone solutions for the architectural market,” says Mattke. 

StoneLite® is a proven system of natural stone panels comprised of a thin stone veneer and an aluminum honeycomb backing which is sandwiched between impervious, high-strength, fiber-reinforced epoxy skin. Backed by a 10-year warranty, StoneLite® features numerous types of natural stone, including granite, marble, limestone, slate and sandstone.  The system provides exceptional benefits and natural beauty for building cladding. StoneLite® is lightweight for easy and fast installation and has been the standard for lightweight technology for more than 40 years. 

For more information, visit www.stonepanels.com

Stone Panels International LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coldspring, acquired the exclusive rights to the patented manufacturing process and trademarks of the StoneLite® system in November 2016, which gave SPI the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute the genuine StoneLite® system.   

StoneLite® is the world leader in lightweight natural stone wall cladding. For decades, this innovative process has provided exceptional benefits such as light weight, strength and impermeability to water. These attributes, along with thorough testing for acid freeze-thaw, air and water filtration, structural and impact load, fire, attachment systems and more, place StoneLite® panels at the forefront of building materials of choice. The unique system has set the standard for lightweight natural stone wall cladding by providing exceptional benefits including easy and fast installation as well as natural beauty. For more information, visit www.stonepanels.com.