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LBM People in the News, July 2020 Edition


Robyn Pollina

Robyn Pollina (right), the CFO at Palmer-Donavin for the past 23 years, will become CEO on Aug. 1 when Ron Calhoun retires. In addition, Josh Miller was named director of purchasing at the distributor.

Dennis Rogstad was named senior regional VP at American Construction Source's Colorado Division, Meek's Mountain West Operations, and Arizona's The Door Mill.


84 Lumber named two new store managers: C.J. Landes in Moorefield, WV, and Steve Wiseman in Myrtle Beach, SC.


Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber named Bret Thompson to the general manager position at its Belton, TX, location.


Stephen Farmer was appointed as manager at Universal Supply's branch in Blackwood, NJ.

Joe Crapanzano moved into the market manager role at Beacon Building Products in East Brunswick, NJ. Builders FirstSource named Drue Schroeder as a market manager. He's based in Rapid City, SD.

Marc Hamer

Orgill hired Marc Hamer (left) to fill the newly created role of executive vice president, chief digital and information officer.

Charles Oldham became branch manager at Lansing Building Products' facility in Portsmouth, NH. Also, Taylor Keener moved to Lansing's Denver branch as an OSR and Andrea Bardon has become a regional manager for Pennyslvania and New Jersey.


Troy Garlock has become general manager at Decks & Docks Lumber in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


Sarah Bloise was promoted to assistant branch manager at SRS Distribution in Simi Valley, CA. Meanwhile, Nicole Libbert has become an inside sales representative at SRS' Midwest Roofing Supply branch in Evansville, IN, and Arthur Wallace is a new territory sales manager based in Corpus Christi, TX.


Grand Roofing Supply put Scott Campbell in charge of managing its warehouse in Tulsa, OK.

Griffin Lumber & Hardware hired Bret Kelly to be its director of business development.


New England Gypsum in Manchester, NH, named Isaac Burkett as a quote manager for building materials and acoustics.


Gary Farber is the interim president and CEO at Marling Lumber and HomeWorks in Wisconsin.

Nick Jansen

L&W Supply appointed three new branch managers: Nick Jansen (right) in Columbus, OH; Phil Orapello in Allentown, PA; and Gary Barnson in North Las Vegas, NV.

Chris Johnston joined Fortress Door as a general manager.


Genesee Lumber hired Dan Rhodes to be its new director of business development.

Greg DeMint has become VP of truss operations & manufacturing at City Lumber in Huntsville, AL.


Katja Brosam was promoted to operations administrator at Brand-Vaughan Lumber in Midland, GA.


Michael Bober was promoted to product line manager for windows, cabinets, and installed sales at Hines Supply.


Cindy Babington has become general manager at the Builders FirstSource yard in Clearwater, FL. In addition, Shelly Lamb was named a supervisor for IT services procurement. She's based in New Bern, NC.


Carter Lumber promoted Brian Heitz to director of commercial estimating, pricing, and inventory control. The dealer also named Rodney Bays as a customer service rep.


Tague Lumber appointed Anthony Rossi to a project manager position.


Tonya Longo has become a general manager at Dixie Plywood & Lumber in the Atlanta area.

Canada's Home Hardware Stores named Marianne Thompson as SVP for merchandise.


Brad Money

ABC Supply appointed Brad Money (left) VP of divisional operations. The 16-year company veteran most recently was VP of manufacturing.

Tarwater Home & Farm Supply in Topeka, KS, made Kevin Sowards an assistant manager.


Stanley Bastek has become VP of sales and marketing at Atlas Roofing.


MiTek's new SVP of sales is Bill Howard.


Milgard Windows and Doors named Mark Sturgis as its VP and CFO.

Kalvin Fosher is a new inside sales manager at Huttig Building Products in Hooksett, NH.


Manufacturers Reserve Supply made Brad Hodgins an inside sales rep.


Bob Kempf was picked to head business development at Freedom Materials.


Emser Tile named Jeff Stupp as a regional manager.


Michael Shutt has become an OSR at Sherwood Lumber in Hudson, MA.


Commonwealth Building Materials in Williamsburg, VA, named Heath Smith as a territory manager.

Dan Fryz became an OSR at US Lumber.


Ellen Smith now works in sales at Atlantic Forest Products.


Roseburg Forest Products named Mike Carey as a sales specialist.


Doug Martin joined Sierra Forest Products as territory sales manager for Oregon and southwest Washington.


Jason T. Ramaley has become an EWP design manager at Snavely Forest Products.


Do it Best made these recent promotions: Rachel Evans​ to category management planner, Sam Faulkner ​to business analyst, Howard O'Neal ​as sales manager for Spruce products, Pete Partin​ as an EDI communications specialist, Jessica Waggoner​ as a merchandising systems and pricing manager, and Donnevin Wolfe​ as a sales support coordinator. In addition, Do it Best hired these people: Chris Broadasky as an information security intern, Beth Dreher as a category management director, Josh Kennedy​ and Alec Stopher as infrastructure interns, Amanda Mulkeyas an advertising services representative, Lauren Ohnesorgeas a data analyst, and Bailey Whitehill as an application developer.


EDCO Products, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, named John G. Lewis as president and CEO.

SPAX appointed Jim Winn as the president for the SPAX brand in North America.


Ray Price is the new director for outbound marketing at Window Nation.


Tom Evans became a territory sales manager at Historical Windows of New York.


Amerhart chose Robert Uhler to be an OSR.

Edward Peters is the new director of business development at USA Kitchens and Flooring.

Ken Dunham

Ken Dunham (left) retired as executive director of the West Coast Lumber & Building Material Association effective June 30. Dunham had been in the position since June 2006.

Andy Kacyon has taken on a business development role at CBUSA.


ICP Building Solutions Group promoted Tom Cornhoff to VP of sales for specialty flooring and Adrienne Malek to VP of geo expansion and waterproofing. ICP also hired Jeff Wells to be director of field sales for specialty flooring. Ray Gutoski assumed the role of director of industrial sales for specialty flooring, Arif Kalam became director of business development for specialty flooring, and Erik Van Anglen became the director of technical service for specialty flooring.


Mike Shumard is the new senior area sales VP at Paycor.


Advanced Drainage Systems named Buck Rasmussen as a territory manager.

Matt Bradshaw started a new position as regional sales manager at Caesarstone US.

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