Josh Barnett will work to attain new business opportunities and grow PowerShades’ Dealer Network

PowerShades, an industry-leading provider of manual and automated window shades for residential, commercial and hospitality applications, announces that company has promoted Josh Barnett to the position of Director of Business Development. 

Barnett’s responsibilities in this role will include expanding PowerShades’ dealer network with new business opportunities, and working closely with the company’s National Sales Manager and the Vice-President of Sales & Marketing to continue the company’s recent run of record growth and sales. 

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to visit with prospective dealers across the continent, attend different summits and conferences, and introduce people to the products and services of PowerShades,” Barnett said. “I also look forward to helping to set goals and strategies for our company, and working to reach those goals by bringing in a steady influx of new business.”

Said PowerShades president, Ryan Chacon, “During his almost four years at PowerShades, Josh has built a tremendous relationship with our sales team, providing essential support and helping to create leads. In this new position, Josh will play a key role in adding more franchisees to our dealer network across US and Canada, as well as introducing new products to the market and growing our business internationally.”

Barnett has held the positions of West Regional Sales Manager and, since 2019, National Sales Manager at PowerShades. 


PowerShades is a leading provider of customized, manual and automated window coverings for residential, commercial and hospitality applications that are easy to install, integrate, operate and maintain. Company founders Jason Turner and Ryan Chacon bring over 50 years of combined experience in furniture automation and product innovation and development to this market. PowerShades offers the industry’s first and only TruePoE automated roller shade. PowerShades offerings include indoor and outdoor window coverings with a wide range of operating methods, including AC and DC powered, RF, solar powered, and the True PoE solution. PowerShades products are sold through distributors and representatives throughout the U.S. and Canada. Visit PowerShades at