George Faerber ’98
George Faerber ’98
Babe Ruth famously said, “It’s impossible to beat someone who never gives up.” This sentiment rings true for Wabash senior Geoff Faerber ’98 – an athlete who has endured four different injuries over four years but never quit.
After college, he worked in his father-in-law’s window business for three years in St. Louis before launching their own enterprise in Indiana with Pam. Since then, the business has grown into a statewide giant.
Early Life and Education
Early childhood education is essential for a child’s growth and development, as it prepares them both academically and socially.
Many individuals have made significant contributions to education. Jean Rousseau and Friedrich Froebel are two of the most renowned figures in this field.
They are widely considered as the founders of kindergarten, shaping how education is delivered today. Additionally, they emphasized that learning should be enjoyable and engaging for children.
George Faerber had a distinguished professional career. He was the owner and President of Midwest Minerals, Inc. and served on the board of directors for McNally Manufacturing as well.
He was also an attorney, representing clients in domestic and international business transactions. His areas of expertise included corporate/partnership law, cross-border deals, mergers & acquisitions, foreign direct investment, workforce matters and intellectual property protection.
His professional journey began in St. Louis, where he worked in his father-in-law’s window business for three years before moving to Indiana and opening Faerber’s Bee Window.
He has since built the business into a statewide empire that specializes in screened porches and sunrooms. To date, they have installed windows on more than 55,000 homes and boast an inventory of more than 500,000 windows.
Achievements and Honors
Babe Ruth once said, “It’s impossible to beat someone who never gives up.” That sentiment rings true for Wabash senior Geoff Faerber ’98 (pronounced FAY-ber). A 6-foot, 6-inch forward on the basketball team, Faerber has battled four injuries over four years but never missed a game.
He holds 17 school basketball records, including career points and rebounds – 17 more than any other player has ever scored or racked up in a single game.
His achievements are numerous, and he was recognized with numerous honors during his time at the university. Awards were given for academic excellence in various fields as well as for his contributions to the community.
George Faerber is a husband, father, grandfather and man of faith. Additionally, he has been the owner and operator of Faerber’s Bee Window for over 50 years.
In addition to owning his company, he served as Vice President of Creative Services at Dazzine, a curated marketplace that sells limited edition collections designed by world-renowned fashion influencers. Furthermore, he wrote for several comic book and television series such as Generation X, New Warriors and Connor: Spotlight.
He was also active in Ovar’Coming Together, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about ovarian cancer. Through their initiative, he helped develop the first brochure that clearly identified symptoms for women suffering from this disorder.