LBM People in the News, December Edition
Junior's Building Materials named Bob Rummel as its new President.
Beacon Building Products promoted Pete Lippert to VP of the Texas Region.
Townsend Building Supply appointed Scott Wisser as General Manager of the Panama City, FL, branch.
TAL Holdings LLC named Shirley Franklin to a Regional General Manager position in charge of operations in North Central Washington State.
Concord Lumber Corp. promoted Benjamin Doyle Pita to Division Manager. He's based in Littleton, MA.
McCoy's Building Supply named Corey Elmore as a Regional Manager, responsible for eight McCoy's stores in South Central Texas.
SRS Distribution promoted John Carragher to Regional Operational Controller, named Christine Mockenhaupt as a Regional Asset Manager, and appointed San Francisco Bay Area-based Sean Alborzi to be a District Manager.
Robert O'Donnell has become an Area Manager at Karpp & New England Gypsum in the Boston and Woburn, MA, areas.
US LBM appointed Roshelle Rodway as Manager, A/R Shared Services.
Lansing Building Products promoted Brandon Crump and Andrew Bardon to Operational Excellence Manager positions and named Terri Smith as a Training Specialist.
Builders FirstSource named Dan DeSolis as a General Manager based in Fredericksburg, VA, and hired Peter Dever as a Commodity Trader.
R&K Building Supplies appointed Kevin King as Manager of the Heber, AZ, branch.
CrossRoads Building Supply named Scott Campbell as Branch Manager based in the Tulsa, OK, market.
SB Hardware, Wyoming, MI, named Kevin Coombs as Store Manager.
Koopman Lumber brought in Thomas Warchal to be a Merchandising Manager.
Louis T Ollesheimer & Son appointed Pat Cisler to be an Assistant Branch Manager based in Grand Rapids, MI.
Wisconsin Building Supply chose Kirt Whitehouse to be an OSR.
84 Lumber hired Matt Barnes to be an OSR based in Annapolis, MD.
Stine Lumber's Jeremy Stine has been sworn in as a new member of the Louisiana State Senate.
Russin announced the hiring of Kimberley Rodriguez and Brendan Carney (pictured above) to the company’s outside sales team. Rodriguez will cover Rhode Island and Massachusetts, while Carney's territory will cover Western New York and Western Pennsylvania.
Do it Best promoted Dan Boldt to Freight Audit & Pay Coordinator, John Brinker to Forest Product Trader, Peggy Chen to Associate Merchandise Manager for Outdoor Living, Dave Grames to Warehouse Lead, Mary Hensley to Principal Scrum Master, Ceirah Heyneman to Associate Forest Product Trader, Sam Huff to IT Business Analyst, Josh Kennedy to Principal Software Engineer, Kevin Rowe to IT Systems Administrator, Nathan Selvey to Associate Merchandise Manager for Plumbing, and Dan Sloat to Principal Software Engineer. The co-op also announced the hiring of Jenna Fritz as a Forecasting Logistics Planner, John Furrow as a Credit Manager, Claire Gardner as a Stock Representative, Colleen Myrick as a Warehouse Department Manager, Jen Nordmann as an LBM Operations Analyst, and Caleb Sinn as a Systems Administrator Intern.
Logan Lumber named Glenn Schroeder to a Sales Associate position.
Guardian Industries picked Rob Ahrens to serve as Territory Sales Manager in South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.
Barry Wirkner was named an Outside Sales Specialist at IDI Distributors.
Cornerstone Building Brands named Jason Flack to be president of the Stone Solutions business unit.
Weyerhaeuser appointed David Graham as president of its Canadian subsidiary, Weyerhaeuser Co. Ltd. He will report to Travis Keatley, Weyerhaeuser's SVP of Timberlands.
PPG changed Brian Williams' status from acting controller to VP and Controller.
Mitch Lewandowski was named Director of Sales & Marketing at Euroline Steel Windows & Doors.
Benjamin Obdyke picked Ben Buslach to be Market Development Manager for California, Oregon, and Washington.
Marvin named Mattie Simpson as Senior Manager, Channel Marketing.
Palisades Building Products picked Randy Knox to be its new East Regional Sales Manager.
Cornerstone Building Brands chose Doug Nyberg to become Director, Sales Enablement.
Luxwood Corp. promoted Lloyd Sherwood to General Manager.
GoFor Delivers named Nicole Titus as Driver Marketing Manager and promoted Samantha Donaldson-Scharf to Content Marketing Manager.
Structurlam brought in Jon Potter to be the company’s newest mass timber specialist.
Troy Garlock is a new Account Executive at 3D Doors LLC.
EXOVATIONS named Candice Skinner as Business Development Director.
ASSOCIATIONS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS
Nick Kuiken, VP of Sales at Kuiken Bros., has become the new chair of the Northeastern Regional Lumber Association.
Kevin Costa of National Lumber is the new President of the Massachusetts Retail Lumber Dealers Association.
Ridgeway Marketing selected John Bordonaro to be its next President.
Tyndale Advisors named Kaleigh Moore as Brand Manager.
Liv Madrigal was promoted to Recruiting Manager at Contractor Staffing Source.
MLB Construction Services promoted Kelsey Martin to Assistant Project Manager.
Chris Quinn, former head of the Kentucky Building Material Association, has been named EVP of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Indiana.
The National Kitchen & Bath Association announced its 2022 Board of Directors: Board Chair Basil E. Larkin, VP of Sales at Hestan Commercial Corp.; Vice Chair Randy Warner, VP of Sales at Signature Kitchen Suite and LG Builder; and Secretary/Treasurer Kristen Elder, VP of Residential Builder & Showrooms at Ferguson Enterprises.
The Window & Door Manufacturers Association picked Craig Drumheller to serve as the association’s new VP of Technical Activities. He will be responsible for management and oversight of WDMA’s technical, codes and standards activities.