Jessie Cassidy

Studio Manager

Jessie is our studio manager. He oversees all studio operations and has been a part of the Glass Heritage team since 2011.

Ryan McFate

Lead Designer

Ryan McFate was born and raised in LeClaire, Iowa and has a wide variety of interests that range from information technology to drawing, painting and creative works. He moved to Davenport, Iowa in late 2015 with his wife, Kelsey.

He started at Glass Heritage in early 2016 as a studio glazier and has since moved into many other roles here at Glass Heritage. Some of his roles include:

  • Lead Designer - Designing new stained glass windows.
  • Studio Glazier - Restoring and building stained glass windows for installation.
  • Stained Glass Painter - Doing new and restoration paint work for stained glass windows.
  • Information Technology - Maintaining computer / network systems, as well as managing social media and our official website.

Taylor Cassidy


Taylor is our most recent studio employee, starting full time in 2023.