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LBM Dealers in the News, September 2022

TAL Holdings' Richard Anderson and Renee Coffman


TAL Holdings picked Richard Anderson to be its new CFO, while Renee Coffman was promoted to Director of Vendor Relations and Category Management.

Meek's Lumber & Hardware has a new President: Brad Cunningham.

Ambassador Supply appointed Ronnie Horton as its new VP for Pro Dealer Operations.

Nation's Best Holdings promoted Greg Smith to VP of Purchasing and Kevin Pierce to VP for Southeast and North Regions.

Buettner Bros. Lumber, now a part of Building Industry Partners' (BIP) Southeast Building Supply Interests, has named Tim Worcester as VP.

West Coast Lumber , another BIP unit, hired Renee Boyd as VP of Finance and Accounting and John Brown as an Account Executive.

Meanwhile, BIP welcomed Steve Shaffer as an Operating Partner. He will help support BIP and Endeavor Fire Protection, BIP’s new fire and life safety platform

Tibbetts Lumber promoted Dave Adkins to Director of Manufacturing.

The Parr Co. promoted Janel Teran to Director of Culture.

ABC Supply's L&W Supply division has promoted two Branch Managers: Zach Grubb in Winston-Salem, NC, and Kenneth Forbes in Saginaw, MI.

Gulfeagle Supply picked Corey Bjoralt to be a Warehouse Manager.

New South Construction Supply hired Paul Mancinotti to be a Sales Manager in its Jacksonville, FL,, branch.

84 Lumber chose Bailey George to be an Operations Manager, Tim McElhaney Jr. to be a General Manager, and Ben Barnhart-Sullivan to be an OSR.

Peter Lumber promoted Tyler Sheehan to Purchasing Manager.

Carter Lumber promoted Matt Satterlee to Door Shop Supervisor and named Thomas Ashley as an Inside Sales Rep.

US LBM named Tony Giacometti as Director-Financial Planning and Analysis.

McCoy's Building Supply brought back Dakota Lambert to be a Construction Supervisor.

Builders FirstSource picked Alex Purchase to be a Pricing Manager at its Paradigm division.

Tanner Davis returned to Cameron Ashley Building Products as a Warehouse Manager.

SRS Distribution hired Brett Hailey to be an Inside Sales Associate at its American Roofing Supply subsidiary.

Bolyard Lumber and Supply hired Steven Levine to be an OSR.

Erie Materials promoted Kris Kilmartin to Assistant Warehouse Manager at the company's Distribution Center.

US LBM unit Hines Supply hired Jorge Benavides as an Inside Sales Rep.

David Desmerais announced he has joined Contract Lumber in Indianapolis. He lists his job title as "I'll Take Care of It."

Do it Best's Dent Johnson, Steve Markley, and Nick Talarico


Do it Best promoted Dent Johnson to EVP of Operations, taking the place of Steve Markley, who is retiring. Also, Nick Talarico will serve as EVP of Sales and Marketing, while Jason Stofleth will become the VP of Merchandising. Robert Williams moved up to Product Sales Manager for SPF and Reload Operations, Mary Hensley to Manager of IT Program and Portfolio Management, Ceirah Heyneman to Forest Products Trader, Ricky Stevens to Principal Software Engineer, Landon Wendel to Senior Software Engineer, and Sam Wickey to Senior Software Engineer.

In addition, Do it Best announced these hires: Adam Brown as an LBM Sales Support Coordinator, Elliot Buroff as a Warehouse Department Manager, Olivia Dealey as an Internal Audit Intern, Josh Heaton as a Territory Sales Manager, Pieter Kraakman as a Senior Software Engineer, Lonnie Kvasnicka as a Territory Sales Manager, Chris Monroy as a Business Technical Support Specialist, Josh Nguyen as a Computer Operator, Levi Robbins as a Multi Location Territory Sales Manager, Rachel Roehm as a Vendor Support Coordinator, and Jaime Valencia as a Forest Products Trader.

Do it Best elected Rich Lender, President and CEO of Your Building Centers, to his first term on the 12-person board. Members re-elected include David Sturdivant, CFO of Russell Do it Center, and Bob Vaughan, CEO of Alamo Lumber. Among those remaining on the board are Eli Bliffert of Bliffert Lumber and Hardware, Doug Mans of Mans Lumber and Millwork, and Jeff Pardini of Hills Flat Lumber.

Mid South Building Supply promoted John Laitinen to VP of Finance.

Manufacturers Reserve Supply announced that Kasam Basha has joined the company as a National Accounts Manager.

Emery Jensen brought in Brad Bailey to be SVP of Sales.

Hood Distribution picked Paul Councill to be an OSR.

Parksite chose Dan Olson to be a Product Development Manager.

Woodford Plywood promoted Carlton Kite to Branch Manager.

Russin Lumber picked Matt Barnes to be an OSR.

Cornerstone Building Brands' Colleen Pritchett


Cornerstone Building Brands announced that Colleen Pritchett has joined the company as President, U.S. Windows.

James Hardie Industries appointed Aaron Erter as CEO.

Performance Roof Systems' new owner is Joel Boyd.

Bosch North America promoted Peter Tadros to Regional President of its Powertrain Solutions Division in North America.

UFP Industries announced Allen Peters will become its EVP of Innovation, where he will lead UFP’s Innovation Accelerator and Innov8 Fund teams. UFP also named Brad Bradley as a buyer.

USG named Brendan LaCorte as a Product Manager for Tile and Flooring.

STIHL hired Melody Doleman as VP of Human Resources.

Arrow Fastener named Justin Sumner as VP of Sales.

The Home Depot named Molly Battin SVP and Chief Marketing Officer.

Hardwood lumber producer NWH has hired Kelsey Schweitzer to be Marketing Manager.

Titan Corp. chose Morgan Jones to be its new Director of Marketing & Development.

Builders Millwork has brought on Kyle Price as an Order Fulfillment Specialist, Keith Michlig as a Commercial Driver, Brandon Evanson as a Production Worker, and David Olson as a Metal Fabricator.

Boise Cascade hired Steven Alley to be a Product Manager.

LP Corp. brought in Craig Kuhnle to be a National Account Manager, while LP Building Solutions named Kip Faulk as a Manager for Regional Business Development.

SPAX chose Loren Ross to be a Structural Engineer for Wood Frame Constructions.

Vicwest Building Products appointed Brian Glen to be Sales Director for Central and Western Canada.

Blue Point Fasteners chose Duane Cave to be Sales Manager for the Mid Region.

Quaker Windows & Doors named Matt Boehm as Director Residential Sales-U.S.

BuilderUp hired Scott Register to be Production Manager

Wojan Window and Door chose Thomas Holewinski to be a Regional Sales Manager

Envision Outdoor Living Products selected Doug Ferry to become its new Director of Manufacturing.

Matt Bost has joined roofing products and systems manufacturer Mule-Hide Products, a division of ABC Supply, as territory manager for West Central and Southwest Florida.

Versatex chose Jonathan McGoran to be its new Sales Rep for Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia.

Jim Groleau, the US Sales manager at Norwood Windows & Doors, has retired.


The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association has brought in Christophe Wilkes as its new senior accountant.

GoFor named Samantha Donaldson-Scharf as its Manager of Sales Operations

Epicor promoted Eric Pugh to Principal Solutions Engineer and named Mike France to be a Senior Professional Services Project Manager.

The American Lumber Standard Committee brought on Geoff Berwick as a Board Member.

Bob Snyder is the new CEO of Summit Supply Chain Consulting.

The Softwood Lumber Board announced that Katie Gerfen has joined as Director, Communications.

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