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Our People

DIX JARMAN – Owner & CEO
Dix Jarman is the owner and CEO of Sunburst Shutters. Dix graduated from Brigham Young University with a business degree. He opened the Las Vegas Sunburst Shutters store with his wife. Thanks to their hard work and optimistic personalities, they created the most successful store location in Sunburst Shutters Corporation’s history. From Vegas, Dix opened the Hawaii store and established its future success as well.

As CEO, Dix directs the day-to-day operations of North America’s largest shutter company. He is heavily involved with quality control, manufacturing, operations, and sales. He regularly consults with stores and dealers worldwide.

QUOTE: “It’s true that Sunburst offers the best product in the shutter industry. But make no mistake—we are successful because we’ve hired the best people who are truly committed to doing whatever it takes to exceed customer expectations every day.”

FAVORITE SHUTTER STORY: Many of the families who bought shutters from me have become very good friends. It’s great that we offer a product and service that sparks lifelong relationships.

KURT TAYLOR – CFO
Kurt is a seasoned professional with a Juris Doctorate degree from Brigham Young University. In addition to starting his own private practice, he has experience in corporate law. Kurt serves as Sunburst’s in-house legal counsel and Chief Financial Officer, supervising legal affairs, corporate governance, ethics and compliance, intellectual property, financial transactions and general corporate matters.  He provides leadership and direction to the company's management staff and outside counsel.  

FAVORITE SHUTTER STORY: Learning that our shutters made a Nashville customer so happy that she cried throughout the installation. That’s amazing.

JOHN BARNES – Vice President of Marketing
John’s sales and marketing experience started at a full-service advertising agency. He has experience in corporate marketing and sales, and has run his own marketing agency. At Sunburst, John directs the branding efforts, national advertising campaigns, and sales promotions.

FAVORITE SHUTTER STORY: Being invited to build shutters for ABC TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on multiple occasions. Those are very special shutter jobs.

TRACY METROVICH - Vice President, Finance & Operations

Tracy holds a Bachelors degree in business and a Masters degree in accounting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Tracy is responsible for all financial and internal control activities, including financial planning and reporting, accounting, tax and treasury.  Tracy is also responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Sunburst locations, the manufacturing division and national program management.

FAVORITE SHUTTER STORY:  The installation of shutters in her own home.  Nothing speaks to the quality of a product quite like an employee that personally uses and loves the product.

 

REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Todd Hansen, Southeast
Holly Perron, Northeast
Matt Thelander, Midwest
Collins Jones, Texas
Darik Nielson, Nevada
Greg Arnett, Arizona, California
Darren Wong, Hawaii