Founded in 1983, ShutterSMART is the largest shutter manufacturer and fabricator in the North America. We make a broad range of custom shutters in our local factories and then deliver them through a network of authorized dealers nationwide.
A Message from the President
Our mission is to make quality affordable Shutters available efficiently, quickly and conveniently.
We sell directly through dealers to give you the highest quality shutters with the most convenient service, And all our shutters are made in North America for quick delivery and sold at prices that easily compete with Asian imports.
Our success comes from our experienced shutter professionals many of whom have been with ShutterSmart since the early 1990’s.
- Viken Ohanesian, our president has been at the head of ShutterSmart since 1993. With over 25 years of experience in the window covering industry, he leads the vision to make ShutterSmart the largest and most efficient plantation shutter manufacturer in North America. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
- Art Kostandyan is our director of Engineering Art has been with ShutterSmart since the 1995. Art’s extensive knowledge in shutter design and engineering across all our shutter product lines allows us to create the highest manufacturing and service standards in the shutter industry. Art is a graduate University of Yerevan with a mechanical engineering degree.
- Bob Friedman, our vice president of operations, has been in the shutter industry for over 15 years. Bob comes from the technology industry and has vast experience in operations and sales. He manages our entire team from customer service to production to shipping. Bob has an MBA and is a mechanical engineering graduate from University of California Berkley.
- John Dobel is the director of sales for ShutterSmart. John has been at ShutterSmart for over 15 years. John has a background in advertising and sales, matched with hands-on experience supporting dealers and consumers on thousands of shutter projects. John is a proud graduate of Northern Michigan University with a degree in business.