Jerry Grimaud achieves professional certification through IFAI

Jerry Grimaud, owner of Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, St. Louis, Mo., recently achieved certification as a Master Fabric Craftsman in Awning & Canopy specialty, signifying superior knowledge in all phases of product design, craftsmanship and installation that pertain to the awning and canopy fabrication industry.

As a member of a select group of certified professionals, Grimaud has gained experience through continued professional development, contributed to the advancement of specialty fabric products, and endorsed IFAI’s Code of Ethics, in support of ethical business leadership and management practices.

To become professionally certified through IFAI, individuals participate in project submissions, and written exams that test knowledge of the principles and practices of awning and canopy fabrication.

For more information about IFAI’s Professional Certification Program, contact Christine Gerard, division specialist of Core Markets, at +1 651 225 6926, or email