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LBM People in the News, June 2023


McCoy's Building Supply promoted Melanie Rae to VP of People Development, Benefits, and Training; Brandon Bishop to VP of Merchandising; and John Brown to Director of Culture & Customer Experience.

Builders FirstSource promoted Doug Bross to SVP. It also named Dean Kready as a Manager of Pricing Analytics for BFS' East Division, Shelly Lamb as a Senior Analyst of Telecom Services, Randy Woodard as Director of Multi-Family Operations and Blake Hurlbutt as Oklahoma Market Sales Manager.

The Home Depot appointed Kimberly Scardino as the Company’s SVP–Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller.

Tibbetts Lumber appointed James Brookover as its VP of Purchasing.

Lowe's announced it has appointed Quonta (Que) Vance as EVP for Pro and Home Services.

Building Industry Partners added Paul Dodge as an Operating Partner. Dodge will serve as a Director for West Coast Lumber.

ABC Supply promoted Tyler Remaly to Chicago District manager and Kyle Gentile to Southern California District manager, and also added Jennifer Garza as an Enterprise Trainer.

In May, the roofing specialist named Alexandrea Dionne to manage its new branch in Gilroy, CA. And during the first quarter of 2023, ABC Supply appointed these people as branch managers: Scott Adams, Wichita, KS (East 1st Street N. branch); Jake Beeman, Columbia, SC; Ashlen Blythe, Battle Creek, MI; Kendra Cabrera, Tumwater, WA; Mitch Cook, Annapolis, MD; Brandon Davis, Chattanooga, TN. Robert Dougherty, Springfield, MA (Rocus Street branch); Ryan Haws, Tyler, TX (State Highway 31 West branch); Derrick Jacobson, Mankato, MN; Joel Jendrick, Seattle; Steven Litaker, Fort Lauderdale, FL (NW 23rd Avenue branch); Kyle Marrs, Orlando, FL (All American Boulevard branch); Dwight McGriff, Pompano Beach, FL (Hammondville Road branch); John McLaughlin, Bergenfield, NJ; Keith Nicoli, Berlin, CT; Ian O’Neill, Mentor, OH; Jake Payovich, Goshen, IN; Kip Reinheimer, Baltimore (Vero Road branch); Matthew Ridenour, Manchester, CT; Tiffany Rudar, Rochester, MN; Colton Smith, Hot Springs, AR; Addam Soule, Snohomish, WA; Chad Stewart, Springfield, MO; Charles Thomason, Missoula, MT; and Jeremiah Woodring, Port Orchard, WA.

US LBM named Scott Krueger its new Director of Business Process and Support and promoted Paul Gammelgaard to Director of Field Safety.

Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber, a unit of US LBM, named Sergio Robles VP of Manufacturing in Arizona and Colorado.

Lansing Building Products appointed Brian Bennett as West Regional Manager and named Hal Skinner as a Branch Manager.

Elite Roofing Supply picked Megan West to be an Agility Business Analyst.

SRS Distribution promoted Jason Hedin to Branch Director, Bryan Cook to be a Branch Manager and Adam Alborn as an Assistant Branch Manager.

Nation's Best Holdings added John Mashburn as a Manager in Training.

One of Carter Lumber's Installed Sales Managers in the Atlanta market is Rick Ariail.

Gypsum Management and Supply selected Andy Cathey to be the Business Development Manager for the Southeast Region.

L&W Supply named Ryan Donegan as Business Development Manager of its Northeast Region, specifically focusing efforts on the New England marketplace.

Beacon Building Products chose Michael Bottito be its District Sales Manager for the New York Metro area and Long Island. Meanwhile, Dana Geisler returned to Beacon as an OSR, and Brian Lauffer became a Branch Manager.

Southeast Building Supply Interests, another unit of Building Industry Partners, promoted Ashley Elliott-Davis to General Manager­.

Lodge Lumber promoted Andrew Harris to General Manager.

Lake Chelan Building Supply chose Jose (Bart) Morfin to be Manager of its Chelan, WA, branch.

Gagne & Son Concrete Products named Maurissa Eckhart as a Store Manager .

Ace Hardware picked Jake Strohl to be a District Manager.

Canada's Home Hardware Building Centre chose Ray Bechamp to be a Store Manager.

Tri-County Building Supplies picked Craig Carter to be a Branch Manager.

The Deck Store hired Alan Butterfield to be a General Manager.

Kuiken Bros. selected Anthony Franzini to be a Sales Associate.

Carter Lumber named Chase Townes as a Sales Rep.

Mid-Cape Home Center's newest OSR is Dan Taylor.

Mid-Atlantic Roofing Supply brought on Miranda Roberts to be an OSR.

L&W Supply brought in Kaylyn Colburn as an Inside Sales Associate.

Kenneth Sandlin has become a Luxury Hurricane Fenestration Consultant at Origin Project Consultants.


Bluelinx's Chief People Offier, Kevin A. Henry, has resigned. Meanwhile, BlueLinx named Charlie Maliska as General Manager of its branches in Aitkin and Duluth, MN.

Do it Best promoted Sarah Clark to Supply Planning Operations Supervisor, Kao Sorn to Software Engineer, and Gabe Arnold to Product Sales Manager. The co-op also hired Robin Bredemeyer as a Merchandise Manager, John Brinker as a Forest Product Trader, Corbet Elkins as a Logistics Intern, Tyler Hiatt as an IT Security Intern, Grace Lee and Grace Salzer as Ecommerce Interns, Jessica Poiry as an HR Intern, Karan Reddy as a Senior Software Engineer, and Sydney Skees as a Digital Marketing Intern.

Mid-Am Building Supply hired Justin Wilkinson as an OSR.

White Cap named Jon Loucks as an Account Manager.

Hood Distribution is bringing on Shane Brickley as an Inside Sales Rep.

IDI Distributors named Ann Hennessey as an Inside Sales Manager.

Randy Schillinger


Hampton Lumber brought on Randy Schillinger (right) as its new CEO. He most recently was COO of Pacific Woodtech Corp. Schillinger succeeds Steve Zika, who retired after 20 years as CEO.

M-D Building Products promoted Ryan Plotkin to CEO and President. He previously had been President only. Loren Plotkin, the current Chairman and CEO, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.

The new President at Pinnacle Architectural Lighting is Jim Young.

Masonite appointed Katie Shellabarger as its new VP and Chief Accounting Officer.

Trex Co. said Dennis Schemm has resigned as SVP and CFO to accept a position in a state closer to his family.

JELD-WEN announced the appointment of Jas S. Hayes to EVP, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary.

MoistureShield Decking named Lainie Sleppin as National Director of Contractor Development.

Cameron Ashley Building Products chose Bob Sellers to be its new VP of Insulation Sales.

Weather Shield Roofing Systems brought on Jeff Vander Hart to be a Branch Development Manager / Director of Professional Development and Leadership Training.

Les Produits Forestiers Sitka has named Ashley Boeckholt as its Director of Lumber and Risk Management.

Belco Forest Products promoted Baxter Reimer to Director of Sales.

Excel Interior Door appointed Matt Brehm as its EVP of Sales.

The RiteScreen Co. promoted Mark Gwozdz to VP of Sales.

Envision Outdoor Living Products hired Stephen Crane to be Regional Sales Manager for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana; Joe Stubler to be Regional Sales Manager for Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa; and Shane Palmateer to be Business Development Manager for the Carolinas and southern Virginia.

Benjamin Obdyke added Scott Murray and Michael Lee as Market Development Managers for the West Coast (California, Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico) and the Mid-Atlantic (Maryland, Delaware, Virginia), respectively.

Digger Specialties announced the addition of Jason Lewis to the DSI Building Products sales team as Territory Manager for the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois.

Resolute Forest Products hired Greg Hodge as a Sales Manager.

Oasis Blinds picked Brett Gorman to be an Organization Manager.

ASSA ABLOY named Benjamin Myers as a National Sales Manager.

Barrette Outdoor Living brought in Jay Penney to be its new Director of National Accounts.

The Wolf Organization chose Mike Egle to be a Territory Manager.

Associated Materials has made Brent Parker a Regional Sales Director.

AZEK Building Products named Thomas Cooke as an Area Sales Manager.

Cabinet Express named Doug Blonshine as a Sales Manager.

Alu-Rex hired Debbie Nowlin as a National Account Manager.

Trusco hired John Maley as a Component Sales Rep.

Empire Moulding & Millwork brought on Dean Hartrick as a Territory Sales Manager.


Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Co. promoted John Marazzo to SVP of Accounting and Corporate Treasurer; Steve Hicks to AVP, Underwriting; and Ed Nowak to AVP, IT.

Epicor appointed Vaibhav Vohra as its new Chief Product and Technology Officer.

The Roofing Alliance announced that Greg Bloom of Beacon Building Products will serve as the group's President for 2023-24 while Reed Gooding of GSM Roofing will serve as VP.

Mark Torrisi, president of Jackson Lumber & Millwork, has been elected as Chairman of the LMC Board of Directors.

Dennis Gehman, President of Gehman Design Remodeling, has become Chairman of the Presidents Council at the National Association for the Remodeling Industry.

The Misura Group hired Haley Asanovich as a Social Media Marketing Associate.

The Bridger Group hired Stephanie Remelts to be an Key Account Manager.

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