John Tavano is the National Awning Account Manager for The Miami Corporation, which specializes in providing fabrics and supplies to the leading companies within the awning, marine, automotive and outdoor living markets. John was recently promoted from his original position as Northeast Sales Representative for which he was hired back in 2013. He first started in the industry in 2009 as a regional sales representative for Eastern Awning Systems, a Connecticut based manufacturer of high end retractable awnings and vertical shade systems. John excels in math and problem solving which originally drew him into the Engineering fields, resulting in him earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Structural and Civil Engineering from the University of Connecticut. John is an avid golfer and enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two young children in Connecticut.