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LBM People in the News, August Issue

Ace Hardware Corp. promoted Alison Dowell (right) to president and general manager of Emery Jensen Distribution, an Ace subsidiary. Her duties will include broadening distribution and furthering Emery Jensen Distribution’s geographic expansion. 

Curtis Lumber named Kylie (Curtis) Holland as director of organizational development, overseeing the company’s human resources, training, and employee development initiatives. Holland is the 6th generation of the Curtis family to help lead the company. Curtis also appointed Liz Irish as VP of Information Services, Doug Ford as VP of Sales and Purchasing, and Rich Keating as VP of Sales and Marketing.

The board of directors at Alexander Lumber named Bill Cummings as interim CEO. The longtime board member succeeds Russ Kathrein. A search is under way for a new CEO. BMC hired Mike Rouch to become Los Angeles Market Window and Door Manager. The company also promoted Jessica Stroud to a credit manager position and named Hunter Lynch as dispatch supervisor at its Marietta, GA, yard.

Robert Preston has become Builders FirstSource's sales manager for the Denver market.

In Denver, Lansing Building Products picked Taylor Keener to be an OSR.

E.C. Barton's new president is Mark Biggers (right), succeeding Niel Crowson. Biggers comes to E.C. Barton from NBG Home, where he has spent the past six years as president of the home décor division.

Chuck Mailloux has become director of operations at Hawaii's Honsador Lumber.

Woodie Bryan was named as a sales manager at Carter Lumber in Georgia.

Drexel Building Supply promoted Mike Miller to structural support specialist/customer service.

Rim Forest Lumber in Southern California named Stephanie Richardson as its new general manager.

Griffin Lumber hired Andy McKenzie to be an outside sales rep.

Beacon Building Products appointed Larry Augello as director of operations for Beacon's North Division.

Brady Atkinson has become a general manager at American Cedar and Millwork.

C.J. Landes returned to the 84 Lumber branch in Moorefield, WV, as a store manager. Meanwhile, Steve Wiseman moved to Myrtle Beach, SC, to run 84's branch in that city, and

Kyle Shaddix joined 84 as a designer in Stephenson, VA.

SRS Distribution picked Christopher Hill to be senior manager of field marketing, based in McKinney, TX; Sheri Scott as an operations manager based in Waldorf, MD; Arthur Wallace as a territory sales manager, working out of Corpus Christi, TX; and Nicole Libbert as an inside sales rep in Evansville, IN.

Mike Montoya has been named general manager at the OrePac Building Products branch in Boise, ID.

Chase Vaughan has become an account manager at Gordon Lumber in Findlay, OH.

McCoy's Building Supply named Brandon Bishop (left) as director of merchandising–commodities.

Manufacturers Reserve Supply selected Tina Carfaro-Breen to be its new VP for sales and marketing.

Do it Best promoted Shannon Bearman ​to IT Project Manager, Morgan Black​ to business analyst, Jerad Burley ​and Andy Pinkerton​ to senior software developers, Tony Casiano​ to senior enterprise scrum master, Nabila Safdar​ to senior scrum master, Jason Cluts​ to senior enterprise admin, Jeremy Crider​ and David Isaacs to senior systems engineers, Nicole Kepler to paint supplies merchandise manager, Brian Scott​ to senior IT security analyst, Hope Shaver​ to senior software engineer, and Ricky Stevens​ to senior software developer. Also, Do It Best hired Ryan Stopher ​as a hand tools merchandise manager, Stacey Thomas​ as an associate building materials trader, Jessica Waggoner ​as a merchandising systems and pricing manager, Christopher Heffley ​as a senior software developer, Kiana Lopezas a web designer, and Stephanie Lyonsas an electrical associate merchandise manager.

Matt Austin is a new territory sales manager at Cornerstone Building Brands.

MiTek named Timothy Lynch as executive director of national accounts; Chris Hanes as interim senior marketing leading for Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Neil Faulkner as customer development manager-supply.

Glenn Schroeder is the new lumber manager at Vision Ace Hardware in Arcadia, FL.

Alside Supply has brought in Mike Mask as a territory sales representative.

Tucker Door and Trim of Atlanta picked Hagie Cook to become an inside sales manager .

Christian MacDonald has become VP for marketing at Metrie, while Greg Illig joined the company as a territory manager.

Masonite International selected Jennifer Renaud to be its new SVP and chief marketing officer.

MaterialsXchange hired Paul Dean (right) to become its new director of business development. Dean most recently was an executive at LBM Advantage.

Stanley Bastek is the new VP of sales and marketing at Atlas Roofing.

Mark Sturgis is the new VP and CFO at Milgard Windows and Doors.

Tucker Door & Trim named Ron Herrin as VP of sales and marketing.

Tony Casey is the new chief sales officer at Composite Technology International.

Trex appointed Laura Rygielski Preston as president of Trex Commercial Products.

Alside Supply named Mike Mask as territory sales representative.

Kenny Evans is a new regional sales manager at Sierra Forest Products, Canada.

Trinity Glass International picked Steve Charuka to become a territory manager.

British Columbia's Lumberwest Building Supplies Ltd. named Minder Bhullar as business development manager.

Tim Kirk has become director of sales operations at Quaker Windows & Doors.

Paradigm named Ted Nafzger as its chief revenue officer.

UFP Retail Solutions named Bryan Hoexum (left) as its VP of independent retail sales.

Parksite appointed Robert Higgins to the newly created role of SVP of sales.

Mike Carey has joined Roseburg Forest Products as a sales specialist, while Douglas Asano was named director of sales excellence.

Wilco hired Jason Blair to be its new VP of merchandising and marketing.

Bethany Sawyer, a former executive with the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association, has become VP of membership at the Greater Naples (FL) Chamber.

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