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LBM People in the News, February 2023

Jerry Pilman, Wilson Lumber


Wilson Lumber announced these organizational changes: Co-owner Robb Wilson as CEO; John Marshall as President/COO; Josh Hendrickson as VP of Sales & Marketing, Lee Smith as VP of Operations, Jerry Pilman (right) as VP of Procurement and Continuous Improvement; Russ Wilson as Director of Business Development, and Ron Occhiline as Senior Manager of Information Technology.

Arnold Lumber appointed Stephanie Senerchia to be its next Director of Human Resources. In addition, Bruce “Buz” Gileau accepted a new position as Training and Development Coordinator and Brian Rebello has officially moved into the position of West Kingston Store Manager.

Beacon Building Products announced the appointment of Dan Worley as VP for Environment, Health & Safety and named Chuck Kilkenny as an Outside Salesman.

US LBM's Brand Vaughan Lumber chose Randy Hanscom to be the company's President and General Manager.

L&W Supply, a division of ABC Supply, promoted Dave Johnson to Northeast Region Business Manager and named Michael Simmons and Alan Lott to manage its branches in Sacramento, CA, and Austin, TX, respectively.

Builders FirstSource named Anthony Bullington as its Market Sales Manager for the Nashville, TN, market. BFS also brought on Dean Valentine to be a Production Sales Manager, named Pete Medina and Lucas Rink as OSRs, promoted Amber Merritt to Senior Scrum Master, and hired Michael Packer to be a Senior Information Technology Auditor .

Siwek Lumber promoted Jason Pranghofer to VP, while Samantha Siwek has been named Secretary/Treasurer.

Westlake Ace Hardware, part of Ace Hardware, announced the promotions of Laura Byrne-Harris to VP of Merchandising and Marketing, and Jennifer Schadegg to Director of Merchandising.

SRS Distribution promoted David Richardson to Senior Director, Fleet Management, promoted Brett Hailey to Assistant Branch Manager, named Tommy Budetti as Branch Manager, and picked Spencer Walker to be a Regional Operations Manager.

Builders Alliance promoted Cyndi Robinson to Regional Millworks Sales Manager.

Lumber Plus chose Loren W. Bush to be a General Manager.

Light steel dealer MBA Building Supplies promoted Ryan Fogarty to VP of Sales.

Parr Lumber hired Michael Arnold as an EWP Designer.

Nation's Best Holdings picked Tyler Yates to be Inventory Control Analyst.

Erie Materials promoted Gary Monro to Assistant Warehouse Manager at Erie's Elmira, NY branch, and promoted Travis Tallon to Inside Sales Rep at its Watertown, NY branch.

Builders FirstSource brought on Bryan G Thelin to be a Regional Design Manager, Matthew Garmon as a Regional Design Manager Engineering, and Kevin DelGizzi to be a Dispatcher.

Stier Supply named Harry Stone III as an Area Manager.

NorCal Lumber hired Bob Maurer to be a Commodity Buyer.

ABC Supply picked Dean Whitcomb to be a Merchandise Manager-Siding.

Charles and Reid named David Norton as General Manager.

Southeast Building Supply Interests, a unit of Building Industry Partners, hired Cierra Calvacca to become a Human Resources Leader.

American Roofing Supply, a division of SRS Distribution, hired Brett Hailey as an Assistant Branch Manager.

ABC Supply in Punta Gorda, FL promoted Javier Ruiz to Night Warehouse Lead.

Lezzer Lumber hired Mike McGeehan as an OSR in Reading and Lancaster. PA.

Drexel Building Supply brought on Connor Kissinger as a Quarterback/Account Manager.

Capps Home Building Center hired Kenneth Leandre as an OSR.

84 Lumber hired Robert Barry as an OSR.

Compass Building Products announced that Mike Randle has become a Senior Account Manager.

Carter Lumber promoted Brian Heitz to Director of EWP and Hardlines and named Corey Sipmann as a National/Regional Production Builder Sales Lead.

American Builders Supply picked Paul Portfilio to be a General Manager.

US LBM chose Paul Rust to be a Senior Manager for ERP Item Files.

Park Union Building Supplies promoted Eric Bradley to Assistant Business Manager.

Lansing Building Products selected Brad Forbis to be an Inventory Analyst.

Builders Supply of Delmarva hired Tim Widdoes Sr. as a Sales Specialist.

Berry Lumber's newest OSR is Joseph Montgomery.

Loveland General Store Hardware chose Tony Stratton to be a Customer Service Sales Specialist.

Lowe's named Michael Albrecht as its new VP of Store Operations and picked Ryan Howard to be a Pro Sales Manager.

Karpp & New England Gypsum brought on Isaac Burkett to handle Specialty Acoustical Sales.

E.C. Barton Chairman Niel Crowson has retired. Company President Mark Biggers succeeded him as Board Chairman.


Sherwood Lumber announced these promotions: Michael Goodman to Director of Finance/General Counsel; Josh Goodman to SVP of Forest Products & Supply Chain, Cameron Peterson to VP of Finance, Stephanie Curry to VP of HR, and Steve Loebner to VP of Forest Products and Risk Management.

Do it Best named Allison Flatjord as VP of E-commerce. She replaces Nick Talarico, who was proomted recently to EVP of Sales and Marketing. Elsewhere in the co-op, Eric Knox was named Director of Business Development and Mike Melchi as Director of Field Sales. These other people were promoted as well: Angela Errington to EDI/Direct Correspondence Clerk, Andrew Foutz to Routing and Transportation Manager, and Tracey Mazock to Managed Marketing Specialist. The co-op also hired Cody Brigham as a Ecommerce Store Operations Specialist, Brigitte Ford as an Accounts Receivable Specialist, Jorja Henricks as a Consumer Marketing Specialist, Joel Kuehnert as a Facilities and Equipment Manager, Derek Sheaves as an IT Systems Administrator, and Steve Tonelli as an LBM Business Development Manager.

United Hardware named Chad Ruth as Interim President and CEO, following the resignation of Doug Audette.

Palmer-Donavin chose Caleb Grothaus to be its next Director of Business Development and Dave Wall to be its Regional Director of Distribution.

The Wolf Organization chose Dave Sacchetti to be a Regional VP for Building Products.

Cameron Ashley Building Products chose Chuck Swiggum to be its Sales and Operations Manager.

BlueLinx promoted Curt Parker to General Manager.

Allied Building Stores chose Katie Bodiford to be its Director of Programs and Services and promoted Shelly Barkimer to Manager: Regional Representatives.

Woodgrain's Huttig Building Products hired Jason Palmer to serve as Field Sales Manager responsible for managing the Outside Sales Team in the Phoenix and Albuquerque markets.

DW Distribution brought on Phillip McMahon to be a Millwork Market Manager.

Emery Jensen Distribution named Erin Lefebvre as a Communications Manager.

Forest City Trading Group promoted Jacob Twain to CFO.

Barrons Lumber, a division of US LBM, named Dennis Boone as a sales exec.

Parksite hired Tim Ballard to be an LBM National Program Manager and Tyvek Product Manager.

Javan Lapp, Superior Plastics and Key-Link Fencing & Railing


The twin companies Superior Plastics and Key-Link Fencing & Railing promoted Javan Lapp (above) to CEO. He had been COO. Key-Link also appointed Alicia Zywko to become its Manager of Business Development and Training.

Simpson Strong-Tie named Mike Olosky as CEO. He had been President and COO.

Boise Cascade announced that, effective March 1, Nathan Sikes will become SVP of Sales and Marketing at BC's Building Materials Distribution division. He succeeds Rich Viola, who is retiring.

Fortune Brands announced that David Barry has been appointed as EVP and CFO, effective March 2.

Stanley Black & Decker announced the appointment of Patrick Hallinan as EVP, CFO effective April 6.

Nova USA Wood Products announced the appointment of Matt Kenton as COO.

International Forest Products promoted Michael Collins to SVP.

North American Specialty Laminations, a unit of Building Industry Partners, announced that Eric Spence will be joining the company as EVP of Sales and Marketing.

UFP Industries CEO Matthew J. Missad has been named Chairman of the company's Board of Directors. Meanwhile, UFP Packaging named Blair Casey as a Senior Account Manager and UFP Construction picked Mark Novell to be Regional Director of Operations.

USA Granite's new President is Ron Rahmatian.

Marvin selected Timothy Kasten to be a VP of Sales, Rick Jonson to be its first-ever Chief Digital Officer, and Corryn Sams to be a Manufacturing Engineer.

DT Roofing hired Mitch Hickman as VP of Sales.

Wholesale Millwork announced Tim Wilder has accepted the position of VP of Sales & Marketing.

MI Windows and Doors promoted JJ Robson to Director of Sales-East.

Carolina Atlantic Forest Products of Pearl River, LA, added George Davis to General Management.

Access Building Products Ltd. named Amber Clavelle VP of Sales.

Eads Fence Co. hired Rodney Bays to be its new Director of Operations.

PAC-CLAD promoted David Mercer to Regional Business Manager.

USG named Brian Tauke as its new Chief Strategy Officer.

Tamko brought on Matthew Scott to be a Key Account Manager.

Simpson Strong-Tie hired James Morrill to be a Senior Building Technology Implementation & Support Specialist and chose Steve Mihailoff to be a Territory Manager-Residential.

Oldcastle hired Stuart Dimery to be a Senior Product Manager.

Masonite appointed Aron Schatz to be a National Builder Manager, brought on Jonathan Walker to be a Regional Manager for National Pro Dealers, and picked Judd Baker to be a Business Development Manager.

Schlacht Mill Works brought on Angie Cole as an Estimating Lead/Supervisor.

Novo Building Products hired Jason Schultz to be an Operation Business Analyst.

Thos. Somerville Company chose Corbin Griffith to be its VP of Purchasing.

Benjamin Obdyke named Nicole Hough Fortier as an Associate Product Manager.

Nichiha USA named Tim Bobo as a Territory Sales Manager.

Andersen Corp. named Ray Berry as a Territory Sales Representative.

Roseburg Forest Products named Cory Boydston, the former chief financial officer of Ashton Woods Homes, to the company’s Board of Directors.


ToolBelt hired Brett Symes to take on the newly created role of VP of Enterprise Sales.

Buildertrend's new West Region Manager is Bryan Moore.

Bliffert Lumber's Chris Hegeman has become Chairman of the Wisconsin Retail Lumber Association.

MaryAnne Schweers is the Founder and CEO at PLC (Product Lifecycle) Strategies.

The National Glass Association promoted Katy Devlin to Content Director, Editor-in-Chief.

Brian Adams has become Co-Founder of Sutton Brands.

Darryl Rose, creator of the Get Dwell handyman service in the Chicago area, has started a new position as President of Hardware Store Hero.

ProCore Technologies chose Jonathan Hemphill to be a Sales Development Rep.

Cornerstone Building Brands' CEO, Rose Lee, has been named to the National Association of Manufacturers' Board of Directors.

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