CEO Spotlight Featuring Mike and Vince Gilkey of Gilkey Windows


Gilkey Window Company was started in 1978 by founder and president, Mike Gilkey. After spending several years in the industry, Mike opened his factory and began manufacturing his own windows. Mike’s strategy was to build revolutionary windows that were far superior in quality from all other manufacturers.

In 1997, Mike’s son, Vince joined Gilkey Windows. At the time, Vince was attending the University of Cincinnati and learning the business from the ground up. Mike Gilkey appointed Vince as the Chief Operations Officer in 2008 where he continued to learn the business until transitioning to the SVP of Marketing and Sales in 2019.

Today at Gilkey Windows, you will find Mike, Vince and Augie Quirch carrying the company into the next generation. With locations in Cincinnati, Chicago and Louisville, they continue to focus on providing the highest quality products and service available, most recently expanding their facility and product line to manufacture fiberglass windows and patio doors.

Mike Gilkey, ever the family man spends his free time with his wife of 49 years Sue, along with his kids and grandkids. Vince, following in his Father’s footsteps enjoys his time with his wife, Jessica, twin sons, Michael and Marcus and his oldest son Matt. 


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