Amanda Karns is the Director of Engineering and Design for CENTRIA and possesses more than 15 years’ experience in her respective field. As director, Karns is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all actions of product engineering and design through CENTRIA’s team of in-house engineers, technical designers and design drafters. She is also responsible for product standards and code approvals for CENTRIA while working in conjunction with the Research and Development (R&D) team on product advancement, improvements and new product development.
In her tenure at CENTRIA, she also served as a Product Engineer, amassing a wealth of experience in product development, new product orientation and technical details. Prior to joining CENTRIA and the family of Cornerstone Building Brands, Karns served as Product Engineer at Wheeling Corrugating as well as various drafting and engineering roles
Karns holds degrees in Engineering from Point Park University and Computer Aided Drafting from Pittsburgh Technical Institute. She has a true passion and commitment to the building envelope industry. When not driving process improvement, Karns enjoys spending time with her family.