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LBM People in the News, April 2023

Stephen Herron, Builders FirstSource


Builders FirstSource appointed Stephen J. Herron (right) as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing the Company’s nationwide operations. As part of that shift, BFS promoted Mike McCrobie to President of the East Division. BFS also selected Brian Elmore to be a Sales Manager in its Deck & Fence Division, chose Breaux Castleman to be a Commodity Forest Products Buyer, hired Kevin Thompson as a Sales Manager, named Nick Hardy as an Estimating Manager, and brought on Gabi Lopez as a Human Resources Manager.

Beacon appointed Mark Ricci and Steve Artz as Regional VPs and named Ben Eddy as a District Manager.

TAL Holdings promoted Vernon Shallenberger to VP of Sales and Operations and Dana Cowart to VP of Technology and Acquisition Integration.

Mead Lumber hired Brent Evans to be a Center Manager in Spearfish, SD.

Vision Door and Millwork chose Clarence Best to be a General Manager.

Carter Lumber hired Jeremy Patrick as an EWP Supervisor and named Kim McCourt as a Kitchen & Bath Designer.

Wilson Lumber promoted Jesse Whitaker to Director of Millwork Operations and Jackie Crutcher to Director of Truss Operations.

US LBM promoted Michael Pritikin to Senior Lumber Buyer for South Central, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic Regions. It also named Brian Jackson as HR Director for the West Region, picked Lauren Urich to be a Corporate Recruiter, named Rosalyn Devane-Conza to an Item File Analyst position, and chose Dina Evans to be a Regional Millwork Buyer.

Foundation Building Materials chose Christopher Lonsberry to be a Branch Operations Manager, Arthur McGinnis as a Purchasing Manager, Terence Schaefer as a Sales Rep, and Michael Mucciolo as a Branch Manager.

Carpenter Contractors of America, a division of Kodiak Building Partners, named Howard Gauger as VP of Component Design and promoted Chris Diedrich to Truss Engineering Manager.

Arrowhead Building Supply's newest Branch Manager is Jim Eilers.

Erie Materials promoted Jason Thoryk to Operations Manager at the Syracuse, NY, Branch and brought in LeSean Salerno as an Inside Sales Rep.

84 Lumber's newest Design Manager is Peter Yeshulas. In addition, the company brought in Zachary Young as an OSR and Michala Cancilla as a Sales Coordinator.

SRS Distribution promoted Kyle Best to Assistant Manager of the Frederick MD, branch.

Croft Lumber announced the appointment of Nate Buczek to its Kitchen & Bath design team.

Mike Flores, The Detering Company

The Detering Company announced Mike Flores (left) has joined as General Manager. He'll be responsible for Detering's new lumber facility in Houston. The company also selected Daniel Durski to be its CFO.

West Coast Lumber chose Owen Nostrant to be its Director of Process and Continuous Improvement and named Jordan Wilson as a Dispatcher.

Building Industry Partners, the investment firm behind Southeast Building Supply Interests and West Coast Lumber, named Toni Burke as its Head of Strategic and Investor Relations.

Foxworth-Galbraith, a division of US LBM, named Dan Villarreal as a Market Manager and chose Craig Thompson to be a Yard Foreman/Dispatcher.

Talbert Building Supply brought in Joe Cloutier to serve as General Manager of Talbert's Asheboro, NC, location.

Gulfeagle Supply promoted Rachel Vogler to Talent Acquisition Manager.

Mid-Atlantic Roofing Supply of Wilmington, NC, hired Gabriel Matthews to be its newest OSR.

National Lumber brought on Jim Goodman to be an OSR.

Berry Lumber's newest OSR is Joseph Montgomery.

ABC Supply brought in Miranda Roberts to be an Inside Sales Rep.

L&W Supply, the drywall division of ABC Supply, named Ryan McLaughlin to manage its Springfield, MA, branch.