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LBM People in the News, August Edition

Abhi Singh, New South Construction Supply


New South Construction Supply hired Abhi Singh (right) as EVP and COO.

Will Lummus has become President/CEO at Lummus Supply Co.

Mike Dykstra, President of Zeeland Lumber, now is also President at Standard Lumber. Both companies are based in Western Michigan and are divisions of US LBM.

Builders FirstSource named Scot Savary as LBM Market Manager, based in Washington State's Puget Sound region. It also hired Tavis Lager as Senior Commodity Purchasing Manager, Cory Joslin as a Training Specialist, and Kathy Gruetzner as Ready-Frame/EWP General Manager.

US LBM promoted James Martin to SVP of Sales and named Thomas Black as its VP for Supply Chain Integration & Commodity Risk Management. The company also brought in Todd Devereaux to be a Regional Roofing Buyer.

US LBM's Shelly Enterprises appointed Mark Francis as President.

Lansing Building Products promoted Chuck Apperson to VP of Sales and picked Rich Westfall to be a Regional Purchaser.

SRS Distribution promoted Brandon Loftus to Branch Manager in Englewood, CO. It also named Morgan Foulks as a Safety Coordinator, and Ivan Perez as District Manager for Southern California.

SRS division Roofline Supply & Delivery named Jeff Drake as a Territory Manager in Oregon.

ABC Supply named Mike Roadt as a Branch Manager in Wisconsin.

L&W Supply, a division of ABC Supply, named Hal Futch as Manager of its branch in Charlotte, NC, and hired Wilson Chris to be a Sales Associate in the Johnson City, TN, market.

84 Lumber hired Jeff Dunning as EWP Systems and Processes Manager.

Kurt Naumann joined another US LBM unit, Arrow Building Center, as an Outside Sales Specialist.

Drexel Building Supply promoted Connor Kissinger to Sales Director.

Chum Hobson joined Standale Lumber/Ambassador Supply as a Business Development Executive.

GR Mitchell's new Business Development Officer is Jack Gotwalt.

Contractors' Warehouse brought on Joseph Kim as General Manager of its Roseville, CA, operation.

Freedom Millwork named Brendan Cooney as an Outside Sales Representative.

Jen Martin, Senior Director of Credit & Accounts Receivable Kodiak Building Partners, has resigned.


Do it Best promoted Christanne Bauer-Deitering to New Member Conversion Manager, Alex Fregoso to Associate Building Materials Trader, Teresa Helbert to Senior User Experience Designer, Michelle Hutker to LBM Sales Support Coordinator, Cindy Katter to Senior Solutions Architect, Tina Ripley as a Senior IT Business Analyst, Zach Mezera to IT Business Analyst, Andrew Myers to Senior Software Engineer, and Leroy Pierce, Tracy Springstead and Josh VanDyke to Senior Application Analyst.

In addition, Do it Best hired Steven May as a Building Materials Product Sales Manager, Jennifer Lehrman as a Marketing Programs Manager, David Bell as a Software Engineer, Taylor Botts as a Sales Operations Analyst, Scott Brown as a Pricing Analyst, Paula Click and Audrey Lord as Order Support Specialists, Kirsten Ogg as an Inbound Logistics Coordinator, Brock Pace as a Process Improvement Specialist, Jake Mason and Darrin Perry as Software Developer Interns, Jake Willison as an Emerging Technology Intern, and Brent Yoder as an IT Security Intern.

Specialty Building Products brought in Chris Gerhard as EVP.

Dr. Carlos Martín, Harvard JCHS


Dr. Carlos Martín (left) has been named Director of the Remodeling Futures Program at the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.

The National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association said Scott Yates, President of Denver Lumber, has been nominated to fill the At Large seat on the association's board of directors.

Robert W. Snyder is President and Owner of Summit Supply Chain Consulting.

James Drexinger, who was president and CEO of American Construction Source for the past three years until the company's recent sale, has returned to Angeles Equity Partners as an Expert Advisor.

Matthew Homandberg has become an Independent Search Consultant.

Gabe Maser is to become SVP of Government Relations at the International Code Council upon the retirement of Sara Yerkes.

Tom Hoffmann, Boise Cascade


Boise Cascade promoted Tom Hoffmann (right) to SVP. He had led Boise Materials Distribution's purchasing department. The company also promoted Brian Harrington to become Boise Materials Distribution's director of Engineered Wood Products.

Cornerstone Building Brands announced that Rose Lee will succeed James S. Metcalf as CEO effective. Metcalf will continue to serve as executive chairman through March 31, 2022.

Windows Direct USA promoted Scott Groves to President.

AZEK announced that Jon Skelly has been appointed to the newly created position of SVP, Customer Experience.

Roseburg Forest Products promoted Douglas Asano to VP of Sales and Marketing.

MaterialsXchange named John Mancine to become Chief Technology Officer. The company also announced that Steve Voorhees has invested seed capital in MX and joined its Board of Managers.

Rocky Mountain Forest Products promoted Taylor Poole to Chief Growth Officer.

Metsä Wood hired Drew Schasny to be a Sales Manager for the company's industrial business.

ECI Software Solutions promoted Allyson Szablewski to Director of Operations.

JELD-WEN moved Kevin Campbell into an FSC Certification Manager position.

Tamlyn hired Dorothy Whitten to be a Regional Sales Manager.

Legrand North America took in Alexandra Long as a Marketing Specialist.

Central States Manufacturing promoted Nathan Lynn to Senior Territory Sales Manager.

Reeb Millwork brought on Christian Westgate as a Shipping Manager.

Empire Moulding & Millwork hired Tony Loftus to be a Warehouse Stock Replenishment Manager.

The maker of SPAX engineered fasteners announced the appointment of Joseph Lovett as a Regional Sales Manager for New England and Garrett Joyner as a Regional Sales Manager for the Carolinas and Virginia.

Joel Lebowitz has become a Sales Manager at SPOTNAILS.

TNT Services Group named John Pierce as a General Manager.

Joe Rangel has launched a new business, Skyrel Stairs. He's the owner.

Central Woodwork named Mike Fitzhugh to a Dealer Sales position.

Shaw Industries hired Chris Wells for a Territory Manager role.

FiberTite Roofing named Tom Gaudette to a Direct Sales role for New England.

Specialty Products & Insulation (SPI) hired Bob Lee to be a National Key Account Manager.

Taylor Parks has become an Account Manager at Paradigm.

The Dixie Group, a floorcoverings company, named Norman Clanton as an Operations Supervisor.

Chad VanderWeide has become the National Sales Manager at RESISTO.

Hardhat Workforce Solutions hired Mark Benjamin Ignatowicz as an OSR.

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