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LBM People in the News, May 2022


Kodiak Building Partners announced promotions of Greg Ulvedal and Kirk Dryden to Co-Presidents of the Interiors Group. They succeed Doug Rapier, who is moving into an advisory role.

Builders FirstSource promoted Keith Macoy to East Division Director for EWP, hired

Ron Scherber in Northern California as the General Manager for the Millwork Division,

and brought on Andy Shotwell as an OSR.

Tibbetts Lumber named Don Viscio as a Regional VP.

TAL Holdings LLC promoted Dana Cowart to VP of Sales and Marketing.

Kuiken Bros. promoted Ryan Mulkeen to VP of Marketing & Communications.

Outdoor Living Supply named Issac Haupu as its newest Area Development Manager.

American Roofing Supply appointed Noah Hoover as Operations Manager.

Erie Materials promoted Mike Cady to Territory Manager at Erie's Binghamton, NY, branch.

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber brought in Bruce McCrary as an Architectural Representative.

US LBM has selected Mark McAtee to be a Pricing Process Manager.

F.P. Supply picked Chandler McKay to work in its EWP Design & Sales department.

Foundation Building Materials promoted Andrew Costello to OSR.

Southern Components hired Leslie Burrell to be a Solutions Provider.

BayWa r.e. Solar Distribution/US appointed Jason Dell'Orfano as Regional Manager for the Western U.S.

Matt Carey, The Home Depot

The Home Depot announced that Matt Carey (left) has been named to the newly created position of EVP of Customer Experience. Also, Fahim Siddiqui was appointed as EVP and Chief Information Officer.

SRS Distribution picked Nicole Libbert to be a Regional Pricing Coordinator.

Beacon has made Juan Silva a dispatcher.

Madison Township Lumber has a new Inside Sales Rep: David Bloodgood.

Beisser Lumber announced the addition of Jacob King to the estimating crew and Reed Hillenga to the outside sales support team.

Canada's Kent Building Supplies selected Natalia Verner to be a Group Merchandiser Manager E-Commerce.

Warners Robins Building Supply hired Jerry Hasse as an Information Technology Administrator.

Jim Holloway has retired from his position as CFO at Contract Lumber.


Tom Le Vere, President of Weekes Forest Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of MacArthur Co., announced his plans to retire at the end of 2022.

Do it Best promoted Alex Gilliom to Category Management and Analytics Manager, Sarah Krey to Merchandise Manager for Lawn & Garden, Laci Scheib to Merchandising Manager for Farm & Ranch, Ed Somerville to Merchandise Manager for Plumbing, and Lauren Wilson to Merchandising Pricing and Training Manager. The co-op also hired David Bryant as an LBM Sales Support Coordinator, Brad Drysdale as an AP/Claims Supervisor, Ryan Dunbar as an Associate Merchandise Manager, Cordell England as a Consumer Marketing Specialist, Arron Enyart as an Inbound Coordinator, Morgan Ferguson as a Talent Acquisition Specialist, Dan Haas as a Data Analyst, Jacob Hall as an IT Security Intern, Amy Hood as an EDI/Direct Correspondence Representative, Andrew Miller as an IT Scrum Master, Walker Sorg as a Weekend Computer Operator,

Chris Trzynka as a Senior Systems Administrator, Vanessa Tu as a Data Analytics Intern, and Bob Turecki as a Retail Project Manager.

Sherwood Lumber named Ben Derby as a Territory Sales Manager.

Palmer-Donavin rehired Christine Phillips as a Purchasing Specialist.

Hood Distribution named Paul Lyle as a General Manager.

Jeske Hardware Distributors hired Blake Thompson to serve as Account Manager for the company’s Southeast territory.

Jon Skelly, AZEK


AZEK promoted Jon Skelly (right) to President of the Residential Business and Morgan Fox Walbridge to SVP and Chief Legal Officer.

Boise Cascade promoted Joanna Barney to VP, Western Operations, Building Materials Distribution Division, and Troy Little to VP, Finance and Commodity Sales, Wood Products Division.

LiteWorks Window & Door appointed Peter Morrison as its new COO.

Accent Building Materials hired Robert Ferrier to be a Director of National/Regional Accounts.

James Hardie has a new Plant Manager: Peter Shadwell.

MiTek has brought in Stephen Keller as Componentization Program Manager on the Strategic Business leadership team.

UFP Industries announced that President and COO Pat Webster will retire at the end of 2022.

Weather Shield Windows and Doors announced the passing of company founder Edward “Lee” Schield.


Jerome Pelletier, VP of the Sawmill Division at J.D. Irving, was appointed to a seat on the Softwood Lumber Board, while Marc Brinkmeyer, owner of Idaho Forest Group and chair of the board from 2014 to 2018, was selected to rejoin the group. In addition, these four were named to serve second terms on the Board: George Emmerson, Chair of Sierra Pacific Industries; J.D. Hankins II, Co-owner and VP of Hankins Inc.; Brian Luoma, President and CEO of The Westervelt Company; and Brad Thorlakson, President and CEO of Tolko Industries.

Monica Nakielski, VP of Sustainability at Advocate Aurora Health, has been named the new chair of the Healthy Building Network.

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