Jerry Bransom founded Casting Designs, Inc. in 1989. Jerry currently serves as President. With a background in the foundry pattern business, the fit to an architectural casting business was natural. After dissolving a partnership with a similar company in early 1989, Jerry decided to develop a new company based on quality and service. With a few key personnel, CDI began business. After many years, CDI has become a key and reliable source for GRG and GRC material.
Jay Bransom joined CDI right out of high school. He started working in our tooling department, production and shipping to learn the business from the ground up. Jay serves as Vice President currently. He works daily on purchasing material and problem solving.
Mike Muse serves as an estimator. Mike joined CDI in June 1991 after working in the cast stone and architectural business for many years. Mike’s past experience serves him well in working with contractors and architects, enabling him to be able to foresee and discuss potential problems that may occur prior to installation, or before production begins on projects.
Jason Taylor serves as an estimator. Jason joined the CDI team in June 2013. Jason previously worked in the cast stone industry since 1994. Jason’s past experience serves him well in working with contractors and architects, enabling him to be able to foresee and discuss potential problems that may occur prior to installation, or before production begins on projects.
Casey Glendenning is the manager of drafting and design. Casey started with the company in September 1994. Casey directs a staff of four full time draft persons to coordinate the design and development of GRG drawings with the mold-making department as well as with our fabrication department, eliminating any unforeseen problems that may otherwise arise during tooling or production. All of CDI’s drawings are completed using the latest technology in Auto Cad.
Tony DeLaTorre serves as tooling department manager. Tony started with CDI in October 1990. He has worked in the pattern/mold making industry for more than 20 years. His department is made up of ten highly skilled pattern makers with nearly seventy years of experience building molds.
JR Ramirez serves as Production Manager. JR started with CDI in 2006. He supervises over 70 employees on a daily basis to make sure our material gets produced in a timely manner for our customers.
Scott Sterling has been with CDI since August 1993. Scott serves as shipping and receiving manager. He has an extensive background in the cabinet making industry prior to coming to CDI. Scott is involved in research and development and various other departments in production.
Terri Vaughn is CDI’s customer service contact. Terri has been with CDI since September 1997. Terri is continuously in contact with our customers, working out details for the scheduling and timely delivery of required projects. Terri serves as the central hub of communication for anyone calling to find out current status or information on any given project.