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: 724-537-7791 ext(7212)

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: 724-537-7791 ext(7226)

Lisa Pinder – Business Development Manager

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: 724-537-7791 ext(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: 724-537-7791 ext(7221)

Amy Jordan – Human Resources Administration

Amy joined GBC Materials in 2021, but has worked in Human Resources Administration and Customer Service for many years in Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties. She previously attended Clarion University and Westmoreland County Community College. She grew up in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in Northern Georgia for a while before settling down in the area. She has lived locally with her family for over 20 years.

Email:  amy.jordan@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-537-7791 ext (7215)

Jamie Pastuch – Ceramic Customer Service Representative

Jamie joined GBC in 2022 with 8 years in manufacturing and 10 in customer service. She is the Customer Service Representative for all of our Ceramic Products.  She is very eager to continue her education and apply that knowledge to our industry.

Email: Jamie.pastuch@gbcmaterials.com
Phone: 724-537-7791 ext (7231)