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ABOUT US

CLADDING CONCEPTS INTERNATIONAL

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CLADDING CONCEPTS

INTERNATIONAL

is the specialty façades division of Belden Tri-State Building Materials, a company with a long and successful history in building products since 1936.

Cladding Concepts International offers clients a true partnership in the development and execution of ventilated facades.

THE TEAM


LUKE HARTMANN
Division President
Luke Hartmann has over 10 years of experience with a myriad of building materials. He has a Bachelors degree from Rutgers University, an MBA from Northeastern University and is a LEED AP. He also serves as Chairman of the Sean Hanna Foundation and is an avid mixed martial artist.
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FARAH MAHMOOD
Project Management and Logistics
Farah Mahmood is an architect by profession and recently completed her masters in Architecture from CCNY/CUNY. Farah oversees the project management, material and design optimization, logistics and supply chain management. In her spare time she loves photography, traveling and cooking.
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YVES LANKOUANDE
Project Manager and Architectural Product Specialist (NY)
Yves is a LEED AP with a BD+C Specialty and has a Bachelors degree in Architecture from NYIT and a Masters in Sustainability from CCNY. His interests include architecture, soccer and considers himself a born artist who loves to draw. He is fluent in French and Dyula.
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BRAD SAINT-LAURENT
Architectural Product Specialist and Project Development
Brad has a masters degree in architecture and management and is a registered architect certified general contractor and LEED AP. He is currently working on independent research projects and in his free time he enjoys playing squash with his two children.
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DAVID KLEIN
Project Development
David has over 20 years of experience in the Architectural Building Materials industry, with his passion and commitment focused on Rainscreen /Ventilated facades that date back over a decade. He has a degree in accounting from Iona College and enjoys cooking, and landscaping. David, his wife Abbie, and Levi (their rescue dog) live in New Jersey.
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JC COTTON
Product Manager
JC Cotton has more than 23 years of experience in Architectural building materials industry working alongside Architects and design professionals to help make their visions come to life. JC has a Business Economics degree from the State University of New York at Oneonta. He is married to his high school sweet heart and has three boys that are actively involved with sports.
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BRANDON HOFFMAN
Rainscreen Specialist
Brandon Hoffman has dedicated his entire professional career in becoming a business development and marketing expert with a focus on the construction and real estate development industry. His direct approach and pavement-pounding style puts him in a league of his own. A native New Yorker, Brandon loves exploring Manhattan and all of it’s architectural styles.
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ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS

AND CONSULTANTS

who wish to develop bespoke, high performing façades work well with CCI’s project development staff who understand the balance between fantastic design, outstanding building performance and competitive
costs and schedules.

FOR THOSE WHO

BUILD WITH OUR PRODUCTS

Installation companies, construction management professionals and building owners, the sense of having an additional partner in the management of the product execution is often cited
when working with CCI.

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LOCAL
PROJECT
MANAGEMENT

ON SITE
AND ON CCI
PREMISES TRAINING

FULL SERVICE
LOGISTICS
MANAGEMENT

COMMUNICATION,
TROUBLESHOOTING
AND PROBLEM SOLVING

Your Project Begins With

A ROAD MAP TO SUCCESS

About “The Façade Lab”

CCI offers a one-of-a-kind experience for designers and constructors at their Mid-Town Manhattan Façade Lab. In Manhattan’s famous Chelsea district, clients can view hundreds of feet of bespoke systems and dissect the many methods for attaching rainscreen products. The facility offers a large meeting place for project stakeholders to review the products and even demonstrate installations of their specific systems. In addition to project specific agendas, CCI holds product training, AIA accredited seminars and installation training courses, all from the most accessible area of Manhattan.

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