Brendan Mercier began with Cosentino in 2015 as an architect and design sales manager, selling multiple applications, including facades. In 2017 he took on additional responsibility as the façade application specialist in the Northeast region and was promoted in 2019 to the National Façade Manager for North America. He studied at the University of Massachusetts in Boston and then at Harvard University, focusing on business and economics. Prior to Cosentino Brendan worked as a designer and owned his own apparel company. Brendan currently sits on two sub-committees for the Rainscreen Association of North America (RAiNA): industry outreach & marketing and education & training. He has a passion for the exterior envelope and hopes to continue speaking about the importance of sustainable building design, focused on rainscreen facades.