Get to know us

Welcome to Architectural Engineered Products. AEP is an Independent Manufacturers Rep firm representing manufacturers of some of the finest architectural building products in the construction industry. We provide comprehensive professional services to design and construction professionals and specialize in exterior envelope and interior solutions. Providing innovative products for inspired design, Architectural Engineered Products brings your vision to reality with outstanding products, service, and technical support.

Our Foundation

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Joe Polak  President

AEP was established in early 2010 by Joe Polak, a seasoned veteran of sales with over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Joe has worked for some of the most respected names in the architectural metal industry, including Fabral, Centria, and Alcoa Architectural Products. His business philosophy is simple, respect your partners, expect nothing less than the best, and build relationships with unrivaled customer service and loyalty.

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Patricia Polak  Office Manager

Patricia is also a veteran in sales with over 35 years of experience in metal building and specialty metals industries. Her tireless work ethic and extensive administrative knowledge and sales experience create a unique synergy within our company and enhances her understanding of not only the products and services we represent but, more importantly, the needs and demands of our clients and customers. Patricia believes that a strong business is built upon strong relationships and impeccable customer service.

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Jonathan Polak Architectural Sales

Jonathan graduated Valedictorian of his class at Tarrant County College CJTC in 2009 and is no stranger to hard work after working in the Texas oil fields. He then ran his own commercial/residential construction company before starting with AEP in 2012. Jonathan has become well versed in the building envelope community and has always strived to provide the utmost in customer service to all of his customers.

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Gage McQuade Architectural Sales

Gage is Texas born and raised. Texans are a legendarily hardy people, recognized far and wide for an assortment of Texas traits like pridefulness, bumptiousness, trademark friendliness and bootstrapping resilience. Gage embodies these traits with a passion. In High School, Gage expressed his enthusiasm and dedication to his education and sports, setting school records in wrestling and weightlifting. After High School, Gage found a home in Customer Service and Sales in the residential / commercial construction industry, and in just a few short years, he became one of the top grossing Sales Associates for his company. Gage brings experience and a very strong and solid work ethic that reflects his core values of integrity, reliability, and respect.

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Lacey Tincher Inside Sales / Lead Retrieval Specialist

Lacey was born and raised in Fort Worth. She graduated Valedictorian from her high school and went on to pursue a business degree at TCC. Lacey is a well organized and motivated professional with 10 years of customer service experience. After she bought her first old home and started on DIY projects, she developed a love for creating and designing as she taught herself how to bring the beauty out in the old. Lacey combined her skills and entered the construction industry where she enjoys mixing the business of time tested architectural building products with the innovation of modern architecture.

Mission Statement

We at AEP believe that architecture is more than designing buildings. We are dedicated to working with our clients to help them craft memorable spaces that will withstand the test of time.