Ron Saxton is an Executive Vice President at JELD‐WEN, a worldwide leader in manufacturing and marketing of doors and windows. Saxton serves as the Chief Environmental Officer for the company, and handles public policy, government relations, public affairs, and other areas. He is a member of JELD‐WEN’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining JELD‐WEN, Saxton practiced law for over 25 years and co‐founded the Ater Wynne law firm, serving as the firm’s Chair from 1990 to 2001. His practice focused intensively on energy matters, with emphasis on utility and major corporate customer representation at the senior management level. Saxton currently serves on several boards, including the National Association of Manufacturers, Green Building Initiative, and Window and Door Manufacturers’ Association.