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LBM People in the News, Early May Edition

Updated: May 7, 2020

* The board of directors of The Lester Group elected Jay Dickens as president/CEO. His promotion follows the retirement of Jim O’Brien, whom the board elected as co-chair. Also at The Lester Group, Tal Sexton was named to manage the company's New River Valley Building Supply store in Christiansburg, Va.

* Ashby Lumber named Emily Morgan as its new CEO

* 84 Lumber appointed James Abbott to VP of engineered wood products and promoted Corey Farris to contractor sales rep at its Martinsburg, WV, branch.

* Beacon named Frank Longegro EVP and CFO.

* Jim Stockman, the former President and CEO of Homewood Holdings, has become EVP for business development and national sales at American Construction Source.

* Foundation Building Materials appointed Onur Demirkaya as chief accounting officer.

* American Construction Source hired Mark Marcelli to become its director of trucking operations and logistics.

* Jeff Boles was promoted to director of operations at Parr Lumber.

* L&W Supply promoted Chad Cutlip to the position of regional VP for the West and named Dan Kyle director of operations.

* Construction Supply Group named Jeff Willis as president of its Central Division.

* Joe Small was promoted to Midwest Region vice president of ABC Supply, taking over from Jim Welch, who retired.

* Lansing Building Products selected Nathan Bailey as regional manager for northern New England and hired Kyle Graham as a sales rep in the Boston area.

* Ken Mills was picked to manage Payzant Home Building Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

* McCoy’s Building Supply appointed Gerald Richards as store manager of its Vicksburg, MS, location.

* The new general manager at Builders FirstSource in Brooksville FL, is Paul Essenberg, while Blake Hurlbutt was promoted to G.M. at the BFS branch for the Oklahoma City market.

* Cory Joslin is the new sales manager at BFS unit Dixieline Lumber in Solano Beach, CA.

* Carter Lumber appointed Kevin Stoots to manage its yard in Bowling Green, OH.

* Sam Sprague became general manager at Accent Building Materials, Tomball, TX.

* Summit Hardware Group of North Georgia named Preston Bullock to be its CEO, CFO, and Director of Retail Operations. * Michael Faltot has become the branch manager at SRS Distribution's Southern Shingles branch in Corpus Christi, TX. Meanwhile, Brad Roth took over a Southern Shingles branch in San Antonio, and Bill Moxley became a senior sales advisor for SRS Distribution in Baltimore.

* Amy Jen Su has joined the SRS Distribution board of directors.

* Zuern Building Products hired Nathan Stuesser for its accounts receivables department. He arrives the same month AR analyst Anita Holz is retiring.

* Zachariah Lehman was promoted to Door Shop coordinator at Honsador Lumber.

* Kentucky Indiana Lumber named Lesa Wicker as fleet/safety administrative assistant.

* American Builders Supply named Cliff Shimer as president and Jon Uldrichas as its new VP of lumber products.

* Joel Boyd moved to a group sales manager position at Wimsatt Building Materials.

* Michael McGaugh, former COO at BMC, has been named president and CEO of Myers Industries, a plastics manufacturer and tire-service supply company.