Our Team

Anthony Pinder - CEO

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Pinder has joined the management team as the CEO of the new GBC Advanced Materials LLC. Mr. Pinder has significant management and manufacturing expertise with over 30 years’ experience in machining engineered ceramics and specialty materials. Mr. Pinder’s management and technical consulting history for various ceramic and glass companies has resulted in substantial impacts on new product introductions, overall manufacturing efficiency as well as continuous improvements. Mr. Pinder stated that his emphasis will be to enhance GBC Advanced Materials’ current capabilities and focus on customer satisfaction by continuing to provide the best possible quality, and delivery to GBC customers.

Email:  tony.pinder@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-686-7212

Doug McCracken - President

Doug started with the company in 1998 as a Materials Engineer. Over the last 23 years he has held various positions including Materials Engineer, Quality Manager, Operations Manager, and presently Site Manager/President. He received his BS degree in Ceramic Science and Engineering from Penn State University.

Email:  doug.mccracken@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-686-7222

T.J. Black - Controller

T.J. Black has been the Plant Controller at GBC Advanced Materials since December 2014. He has a B.S. in Accounting degree from Saint Vincent College and is a licensed CPA in the state of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the team, T.J. worked as a Financial and Tax Analyst at Kennametal, and as an Internal Auditor at Allegheny Energy. He resides in Greensburg with his wife and two daughters. In his free time, you will find T.J. coaching his daughters’ soccer teams or watching Pittsburgh Penguins hockey.

Email:   Timothy.black@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-686-7226

Janice Antus – Shipping Manager/Customer Service

Janice has been employed at GBC for 24 years. She has extensive knowledge in all aspects of the manufacturing process, and is currently Shipping Manager as well as Customer Service for our Ceramics product line. “It is a great team environment and I am looking forward to the new product lines that GBC will be introducing in the coming months”.

Email:   Janice.antus@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-686-7231

Lisa Pinder – Human Resources/Business Development

Lisa is new to GBC Advanced Materials, but has a degree in Business Administration majoring in Human Resources. She also has 30 years of experience in Materiel Management, Quality Assurance and Lean Manufacturing.

Email: Lisa.pinder@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-686-7200

Jeanne Gruss – Glass Product Manager/Customer Service

Jeanne has been with Morgan, and now GBC, for a total of 17 years. She began in Customer Service for all the European locations and is now a Product Manager for extruded and pressed glass.

Email:  Jeanne.gruss@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-686-7221
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