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LBM People in the News, July Edition

Glen Albee, US LBM


US LBM named Glen Albee as its Regional Vice President for the Northeast.

84 Lumber named Ronald Oliver as Southeast Area Manager and promoted Justin Sandusky to Campus & Community Recruiting Lead.

Friedman’s named Jeff Schryver as its new CFO.

Builders FirstSource named John Davis as an Area VP and Mechelle Craig as Senior Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics. The company also chose Marc Gliessman and Steve Robertson as General Managers in Everett, WA, and Nashville, TN, respectively, and brought in Brooke Appler as a Warehouse Specialist.

Jeff Butler moved into a Partner/General Manager role at Citizens Building Supply, Bluefield, WV.

Mill Creek Lumber & Supply named Kelly Manuel as General Manager in Oklahoma City.

Tibbetts Lumber chose Jim McMahon to become Manager of its Land O' Lakes, FL, branch.

SRS Distribution named Brian Burzich as a Territory Manager and Bryan Cook as a Branch Manager based in Pennsylvania.

The Building Center promoted Jason Hodge to General Manager of the Holly Hill, SC, branch and hired David Sherrin to be an Inside Sales Coordinator.

L&W Supply named Jose Burgos as manager of its Glendale, AZ, branch.

Hancock Lumber appointed Ben Adams as General Manager of its newly acquired operation in Augusta, ME.

Michael Burns Jr. is the new Branch Manager at RIS Insulation Supply in the Kansas City area. RIS is a division of Foundation Building Materials.

Wendy Stine, Stine LLC

Stine Home and Yard announced that Wendy Stine has been promoted to President of Stine LLC. Dennis Stine will remain as CEO.

Patrick Christy has become General Manager of the Swift Supply branch in Orange Beach, AL.

David Bloodgood moved into a Millwork Support position at Builders'​ General Supply.

Brand Vaughan Lumber promoted Katja Brosam to Installed Service Contract Manager.

Hunter Lynch became Logistics Manager at Carolina Lumber & Supply.

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware announced that Stelios Fakiroglou has become the company's new Commercial Architectural Consultant and Outside Sales Rep.

Northeast Building Supply brought in Rachel Lindemann to the company's Kitchen Center location in Bridgeport and Lizeth Mandujano into the Accounting Department.

Beacon Building Products appointed Rick Spruill to a Supply Chain Analyst position.

Lansing Building Products picked Brandon Crump to serve as an Operations Specialist.

Mid-Cape Home Centers named Leah Kosnack Fennell as its new Learning and Development Manager.

ABC Supply hired Geoffrey Sheppard to be an Outside Sales Representative in Niantic, CT, while Ashley Barras was promoted to an OSR position in Savannah, GA.

Mark Desimone was promoted to Inside Sales Manager at F.D. Sterritt Lumber.


Palmer-Donavin named Tom Bartlett as its VP of Operations.

Paul Conley was named VP of Door Fabrication at DW Distribution.

BlueLinx's COO, Alexander Averitt, planned to resign from the company as of July 9. Meanwhile, the company hired Tyson Winfrey to be General Manager of its Grand Rapids, MI, branch, and brought in Ellen Smith as a Lumber Trader.

Do it Best promoted Ann Aguirre to Outbound Logistics Service Coordinator; John Brinker to Associate Lumber Trader; Robby Ehlerding to Category Management Planner; Lisa Ellert to Merchandise Coordinator and Tyler Mosher to Associate Merchandise Manager for Housewares, Cleaning & Storage; Kari Ann Ezzell to Associate Merchandise Manager for Millwork, Cabinets, Flooring, and Major Appliances; Jarek Hoppe to Forest Products Specialist; and Chelsea Ort to Human Resources Coordinator. The co-op also hired Josh Bright as an IT Security Analyst; Trent Emerick as an EDI Administrator; Michael Filosa and Ryan Jordan as Demand Forecasting Analysts; Lauren Buchanan as a Communications Specialist; Justin Gephart as a Communications Intern; Rachel Hayre-Edwards as a User Experience Designer; Tracey Mazock as a Consumer Marketing Specialist; Jennifer Sennett, Blake Rodenbeck, and Brittany Shuler as Staff Accountants; Dave Turpchinoff as a Building Materials Trader; Lucas Endres as a Software Developer Intern; Devin Hoeppner as a Computer Operator; Wyatt Lawrence as a Software Engineer, Skyler Noll as an Advertising Service Representative; and Steve Saalfrank as an Associate Merchandise Manager for Safety and General Merchandise.

Biewer Trading named Mychal Greseth as a Commodity Trader.

LBM Advantage's Joe Burgoyne has become a Member Sales Manager.


The EIFS Industry Members Association selected Stephen Sears to be its new CEO and Executive Director.

The Softwood Lumber Board named Simon Hyoun as its Senior Director for Education, Events, and Communications .


Rick Pogue is the new President at Venture Group Investments.


Robert Foote, Weather Shield

Weather Shield Windows and Doors announced that Robert Foote has been named President.

Pacific Coast Building Products reported that Ryan Lucchetti will succeed his father, Dave Lucchetti, as president and CEO.

Geoff Berwick is the new VP for Business Development at Bay Forest International.

GoFor, a delivery service, selected Ian Gardner to succeed Brad Rollo as CEO.

David Gagnon was named Territory Sales Manager at Atrium-Simonton, part of Cornerstone Building Brands.

Decovita Porcelain Tile chose Tim Hanno to be Director of National Strategic Accounts.

Laura Smith was named Division Credit Manager at Rinker Materials.

Polyguard Products brought in Joe Barrow as National Sales Leader.

Jessica Piha-Grafstein was promoted to Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs at Funko.

Oldcastle Infrastructure named Tyler Metcalf as General Manager, Torrent Resources.

National Nail promoted Rob Tebbutt Jr. to Southeast Regional CAMO/STINGER Brand Leader.

James Hardie Building Products selected Adam Patterson to be a Regional Sales Leader.


Tim Stellpflug was promoted to a Lumber Trader role at Viking Forest Products.

Coastal Forest Products picked Patrick Dyer to be a Business Development Manager.

ProVia brought on Ben DeGraaf to train installers of the company's metal roofing system.

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