Stuart Dean Appoints Al Podratsky as Senior VP of Operations -Experienced Supply Chain and Production Management Executive Joins Team-

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Dean, an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Al Podratsky as the company's senior vice president of operations.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Podratsky is responsible for delivering on short- and long-term financial and operational goals and will direct the development and execution of Stuart Dean's national operations group, leading operational elements of the company.

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"Al has more than 25 years of experience in purchasing, project management and production and supply chain management," said Mark Parrish, president and CEO of Stuart Dean.  "He's a proven leader, and we're counting on him to promote Stuart Dean's tradition of operational excellence by continuing to make improvement a priority.  We are proud to welcome him to the Stuart Dean family."

Prior to joining Stuart Dean, Podratsky executed a strategic supply chain redesign at ATT Mobility and has operated his own global supply chain consulting practice since 2005.  Before opening his consulting business, he was senior vice president of supply chain and product development for Simmons Bedding Company.  Prior to that, he held leadership positions in supply chain management and product development with Xerox, Mattel/Fisher Price and Hasbro.  Podratsky holds a master's degree in business administration from St. Bonaventure University and a bachelor of science from West Liberty State College.

Stuart Dean restores and protects architectural assets at centuries-old buildings and newly constructed facilities with minimal interruption to business.  The company's expertise includes metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and protection; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration.

Stuart Dean's experience gained during nearly 80 years in business enables the company to provide unique solutions to costly maintenance challenges, including cost-effective restoration programs that are custom-designed by the most skilled, knowledgeable and safety-conscious technicians in the industry.

About Stuart Dean

Stuart Dean is an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, specializing in metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and sealing; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration.  Thousands of clients trust Stuart Dean to restore and preserve their buildings, retail stores, institutions and restaurants every day. Stuart Dean offers a portfolio of services to enhance the beauty and retain the value of a wide array of architectural assets. The company has been in business for more than 80 years, with 22 offices in the U.S. and Canada and more than 450 employees.   Major markets served include Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit

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