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Drapery Production and Sales

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Jennifer Tankleff
President, OSHA
(201) 402-6458

Jennifer came to iWeiss in 1994 with a strong work ethic and a thirst for knowledge that propelled her quickly up the ranks. In no time she took over management of the Drapery Shop, and became our resident expert in custom fabrication. After 10 years of production work, she was promoted to Director of Operations, and is now our President and is involved in every aspect of the business. She is married to her best friend Richard and they have twins James and Caroline who were born in October 2012.

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Misha Sturtevant
Draper Shop Production Manager
(201) 402-6470

Misha came to New York from Maine to earn her MFA in costume design from NYU. After a few stops in the worlds of dance, industrials, Atlantic City casinos and fashion design she is happy to finally settle in the drapery department here at I. Weiss.

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Nicole Deida
Jr. Project Manager OSHA
(201) 402-6467

Before joining iWeiss Nicole, earned her BS in Construction Engineering Technology at NJIT,  while in school she worked as a stagehand and a freelancer after graduating.  She brings an interest in rigging and a thirst for learning which we are excited to nurture. When not in the office she is busy staying in shape and will continue as a freelance stage hand to keep her hands dirty. 

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Justine Sorrentino
Sales Associate
(201) 402-6466

Justine Sorrentino is a Rider University graduate who has always had an interest in set production and rigging installation. She joins us with over 4 years experience project managing display production and looks forward to growing with the iWeiss team! When she’s not working, she loves to spend time with her nephews. 

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Carlos Florentino
Drapery Shop Foreman

Carlos has been working with the company for almost 30 years.  One could say he was born into it, as both his mother and grandmother were seamstresses with iWeiss.   He can visualize drapery like no one else and he oversees every piece that leaves our facility.

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Bill Knapp
Head of Estimating
(201) 402-6468

Bill holds a BFA in Theatrical Technology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bill has worked in all aspects of the industry for more than three decades including stints in regional theatres such as Goodspeed Opera House, McCarter Theatre and Alabama Shakespeare Festival. He has also worked for theatrical dealers and manufacturers. Bill is an ETCP Certified – Theatre technician. Bill manages the estimation and technical sales department for all contractual bids and quotations.