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LBM Dealers in the News, November 2022

Jim Bieser, Contract Lumber


Contract Lumber promoted Jim Bieser (right) to CEO.

Ambassador Supply promoted Joshua Ratcliff to President Residential/Commercial.

Direct Lumber and Door of Colorado promoted Clint Carter to SVP.

US LBM named Thomas Black as its VP for Supply Chain and Operations, Charlie Bradburn to be a Regional VP, Ron Smith to serve as a Division VP for Sales, and Mark McAtee as Director of Pricing.

Outdoor Living Supply picked Cort Neureuther to be its VP for IT and Innovation. OLS also

promoted two people to Regional Director positions. Neil Donlevy will have management responsibility for branch operations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Pat Lynn will oversee branch operations in the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Georgia.

Kodiak Building Partners named Scott Morrison as its first VP of Continuous Improvement.

Beacon Building Products named Brianna Kuceba and Peyton Edwards as Branch Managers, promoted Tony Stout to Regional Sales Director for the Mid-Atlantic, and brought on Steven Chauvin as an OSR.

SRS Distribution promoted Jay Ealley to Branch Director, promoted Cody Davidson to Senior Internal Auditor, and brought on Matt Monday as Assistant Branch Manager.

SRS unit Roofline Supply chose Jared Cobb to be a Regional Operations Manager.

Builders FirstSource promoted Nick Sebero to General Manager and named Rob Cannon as an H.R. Manager. BFS also named Neil Czarnecki as a Director of Regional Sales.

Erie Materials selected two new Territory Managers: John Rando in the Utica, NY, branch and Mike Shea in Binghamton, NY.

Zeeland Lumber selected Alex Johnson to be a Location Manager.

Jen Martin, Carter Lumber

Carter Lumber named Jen Martin (left) as its new Director of Credit and chose Chris Hardy to be an Operations Manager.

Karpp & New England Gypsum named Robert O'Donnell as an Area Manager for Massachusetts.

ABC Supply chose Rhonda Peskopos to be a Branch Manager.

Foundation Building Materials named Michael Shipman to a Branch Manager position.

Mid Cape Home Center’s newest Purchasing Manager is Matthew Demanche.

TAL Holdings named Brett LaMar as its Marketing Manager for Washington State.

Rafael Lumber selected Jack Latchford to serve as a Manager in Contractor Sales.

The Roofing Company’s new Director of Sales and Operations is Jeff Lee.

North American Specialty Laminations, a division of Building Industry Partners, brought in John Silvia to manage operations in the Southeast U.S.

Heritage Professional Products Group, the new enterprise that’s part of SRS Distribution’s Heritage Landscape Supply Group, has Rachel Mohorn serving as Business Development and Strategic Planning Manager.

L&W Supply, a division of ABC Supply, named Matt Drapeau as Manager of its Andover, MN, branch, and Shayne Bastian as its Manager in Fort Collins, CO.

Lansing Building Products promoted Josh Dyer to Branch Manager.

ISC Building Materials hired Joel Franks as an OSR.

Lezzer Lumber hired Dana Taylor to be a Commercial Sales Specialist.

Gleckler & Sons Building Supplies chose Michael Kuntz for an Account Manager role.

Mill Creek Lumber and Supply picked Kelly Manuel to be an Assistant Area Manager.

Ridgway Roof Truss hired David Brinkley as a Truss Designer.

Hancock Lumber brought on Sydney Hancock to be a Content Manager in the company’s Marketing Department.

Your Building Centers’ CEO and President, Rich Lender, died in a car accident on Oct. 25. A month before, he had been elected to Do it Best’s Board of Directors.

Jenna Myers, Do it Best


Do it Best named Jenna Myers (right) as its newest Divisional Merchandise Manager, responsible for the co-op’s Paint, Paint Supplies, Outdoor Living, Holiday, Safety, and General Merchandise departments. Do it Best Corp. also promoted Cal Bada to Ecommerce Member Integration Specialist, Carly Bassett to Managed Marketing Specialist, and Hector Macias to Warehouse Department Manager. There also were these hires: Cason Amornarthakij as a Category Management Planner, David Badyna as a Senior Systems Administrator, James Barrett as a Demand Forecasting Agent, Dylan Brown in Business Tech Support, Natalia Camacho Quiros as a Project Manager/Scrum Master, John Carrier as a Territory Sales Manager, Jesse Cookson as an IT Security Analyst, Andrew Davis as an Associate Merchandise Manager, Makenzie Eggebrecht as an LBM Sales Support Coordinator, Peter Haydock as a Supply Planner, Kelly Puente as a Stock Representative, Roy Resendez as an International Product Development Manager, Kao Sorn as a Software Engineer Intern, and Sophia Tichenor as an IT Business Analyst.

BlueLinx named Gui Nebel as its VP for Finance and Treasury, chose Derek Largesse to be General Manager of its Burlington, VT, location, and promoted Daniel Cash to Senior Category Manager for Specialty Lumber, Siding, and Trim. BlueLinx also appointed Morgan Allen as a National Account Executive.

Cameron Ashley Building Products hired Karl Feucht as a Distribution Center Manager.

Palmer-Donavin promoted Rob Conrad to Night Shift Supervisor at the distributor’s Hebron, OH, facility.

U.S. Lumber chose James Binns to be a Territory Development Manager.

Jeremy Sellers, Wolf Home Products


Wolf Home Products promoted Jeremy Sellers (left) to SVP of Sales, Building Products, and Mark Simmers to EVP for Marketing, Sourcing, and Product Development.

PPG elected Tim Knavish as President and CEO and Michael McGarry as Executive Chairman.

Apex Tool’s new SVP for Supply Chain is James Booth.

Belco Forest Products promoted Mike Richardson to COO.

Mid Continent Steel and Wire picked Rich Reilly to become its Division Sales Manager-East.

James Hardie Industries announced that Anne Lloyd has officially become Chairperson, succeeding Michael Hammes.

Marvin’s new CFO is Joseph Sedgwick.

Huber Engineered Woods promoted Jason Darling to Senior Director of Brand Management.

UFP Site Built chose Sean Simmer to be its Operational VP.

Midwest Fastener named Eric Rohrschneider as VP for Marketing.

Gutterglove, a manufacturer of gutter protection products, named Mike Maddern as its new Chief Marketing Officer.

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen chose Joaquin Erazo to be its Marketing Strategist.

Procore Technologies hired Olga Kibler to be its Chief People Officer.

Yesler, the building materials marketplace, hired Michael Welch to be VP of Sales.

Vermont Slate chose Rebecca Evans to be its Sales Director for National Imports & Mid-Atlantic business.

Owens Corning named James Gunning to a Business Development Leader post.

GAF brought back Aimee Braybrook to be Senior Director of Marketing and Product Insights.

Weyerhaeuser chose Amy Warren to fill the role of West Division General Manager.

CertainTeed Gypsum hired Mike Wolf as a Field Development Manager.

Bi-Ted Modified Bitumen Roofing picked Marion Whorton to be its Territory Sales Manager covering Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa.

Metrie named Robyn Edgell as U.S. National Accounts Sales Manager.

Axon Plastics hired Doug DeLuca as VP for Sales and Marketing.

BrassCraft chose Mike Roberts to be its VP of Sales and Marketing.

Envision Outdoor Living Products promoted Rick Gebhart to Director of Business Process and Development, Kyle Warwick to Director of Sales for Envision Outdoor Living, and Craig Barkume to Business Process Manager.

Moistureshield at Oldcastle APG brought in Mark Shay as Northeast Regional Sales Manager.

Andersen Corp. named David Gillespie as a Business Development Representative.

MI Windows and Doors brought in Joe Mills to be a Territory Sales Manager.

Barrette Outdoor Living hired Tyler Freeman as a Territory Sales Manager.

Paradigm hired Ken Murray as a Senior Digital Sales Specialist.

Tamlyn selected Kiko Gonzalez to be a Customer Relationship Management Administrator.

Mercer Mass Timber selected Brent Olson to be its newest Technical Director.


CBUSA, the purchasing group for custom builders, announced that Brian Pavlick will succeed Bill Smithers as President.

The Lumber and Building Materials Association of Ontario chose Trevor Small to be its new President.

The American Wood Council hired Kenneth Bland to be a Fire Protection Engineer for Codes and Regulatory Programs.

Kelly Crane Winkler has become a Consultant at the growth acceleration firm NKST.

The Hardware Connection named Doug Donaldson as its new Senior Editor.

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