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LBM People in the News, Mid-January 2021 Edition

Rich Scalise, 84 Lumber


84 Lumber has named Joe Weston as its new VP of Cost Forecasting & Pricing and Rich Scalise as its new VP of inventory management. Also at 84, Kevan Boss was promoted to Lead Field Operations Manager.

National Lumber promoted David Pelletier to EVP and Kevin Silveira to VP of Sales.

Robert Kari is the new President at Ingram Wholesale Siding.

Travis Garner was named Regional General Manager at TAL Holdings.

SRS Distribution promoted Ramiro Ramirez to Wholesale Business Development Manager; Ian Nordhaus to Area Financial Services Manager; and Hugh McFaddin to manager of SRS' Summerville, SC, branch. Earlier, SRS had named Ryan Pacheco as manager of an SRS branch in Raleigh, NC.

Peter Posdziech is the new General Manager at Deale (MD) Hardware.

Lee Morris has been named as Mead Lumber's Fleet, Safety, & Warehouse Operations Manager, based in Rapid City, SD.

McCray Lumber & Millwork appointed Sam Strickland to be its Millwork Manager.

Jan. 1 marked the start of the merged BMC and Builders FirstSource under the BFS banner. You can see an earlier Webb Analytics report listing the 25 people who'll be in the executive suite and hold regional VP titles. But they aren't the only ones with new jobs, or at least with new logos on their business cards. Other job changes at BFS include:

  • Ryan Petersen as Market Manager in Iowa.

  • Jamie Warrington as Multi-Location General Manager responsible for the Jacksonville, FL, area.

  • Kevin Nice Jr. as Market Manager in the Santa Cruz, CA, area. Randy Woodard as Market Millwork Manager. He's based in Coppell, TX.

  • Donna Thagard, formerly BFS' controller, now an SVP.

  • Jana Newkirk as Treasury Manager. Alexander Eadie III as VP for Fleet & Indirect Spend.

  • Karen Barnes as Director of Speciality Products.

  • Michael Crowel as a Senior Remote Designer.

  • Hunter Lynch as a Dispatch Supervisor in Marietta, GA. Andy Shotwell as General Manager in Kingsland, GA.

  • Kristopher Lehman as Door Shop General Manager in Jacksonville, FL.

  • Colby Howard as Multi-family Purchasing Manager.

  • Jaquel Shepperson as General Manager at BFS' Spenard Builders Supply in Anchorage, AK.

Jim Schumacher joined Roof Truss Supply as a sales manager.

Christopher Lee has become a Regional Director of Sales at Alexander Lumber.

Keith Bourgeois has started a new as Sales Specialist at Louisiana's Dufrene Building Materials.

Associated Truss & Lumber hired Connor Trussell as an OSR.

Steve Hansen, Professional Building Supply

Professional Builders Supply announced that Steve Hansen (left) has been promoted to EVP of Purchasing.

Lansing Building Products promoted Nikki Stone as an operations training director and Colby Beckman to sales training director. Previously, it named Rui Araujo as a Regional Manager based in Massachusetts.

US LBM's acquisition of Zeeland Building Supply has resulted in Zeeland President Mike Dykstra changing his title to SVP of Business Development. Elsewhere at US LBM, Carl Cosslett has become a Regional Lumber Buyer for Northeast Divisions and Meaghan Kingsley was picked to be a Kitchen Cabinet Specialist at Wisconsin Building Supply.

Keith King has become a Logistics Coordinator at American Construction Source.

Robert "Jeff" Jeffries joined the Residential and Commercial Sales team at Authentic Window Design in the New York City area.


Ben Skoog, Do it Best

Do it Best named Ben Skoog as its Director of Brand Integration, responsible for branding initiatives and marketing strategies on behalf of Do it Best member-owners. The co-op also promoted Michelle Baker ​to the title of Sales Support Coordinator and hired Autumn McDermott​ as a Stock Representative, Brian Schneider ​as a Sales Support Coordinator, and Chris Snyder ​as an Associate Merchandise Manager.

Palmer-Donavin named Matt Kaufman as its new VP of Sales.

Troy Allen was promoted VP of Sales-West at Orgill.

Russin named Skylar Wilson as an OSR.

Maro Barajas joined Best Supply Inc. as a Sales Specialist.

Hixson Lumber Sales chose Lindsey Cooper to manage its plant in Rochelle, IL.

Jason Hanna joined Parksite as a Territory Manager for eastern New York, Vermont, and western Massachusetts.

Dixie Plywood named Steve Price as a Sales Representative.

Kim Downs has become Director Of Marketing and Business Development at Schaedler Yesco Distribution.


Frank Addiego of All Bay Mill & Lumber Co. is this year's president of the West Coast Lumber and Building Material Association. Matt Endriss of Central Valley is First VP and Sean Fogarty of Osborne Lumber is Treasurer.

VENDORS Canfor named Tony Sheffield is President of US Operations.

Tim Mills is the new President and CEO at ERMCO Inc.

Freedom Materials selected Joe Marino as its new President.

Simpson Strong-Tie appointed Mike Olosky to be its new COO.

Shara Gamble was picked to become VP Envision Sales and Marketing at TAMKO Building Products.

USG Corp. named Christopher Macey as President of CGC Inc. and SVP for all of USG.

Mendocino Cos. picked Laurie Creech to be its EVP, Supply Chain.

Hearth & Home Technologies appointed Jackie Schneider to become its VP-Category Management (Fireplaces & Stoves).

Rick Jolly was named General Manager at Amerhart's facility in Traverse City, MI.

LP Corp. named Chad Larson its General Sales Manager for the Northwest.

Amy Spinks was promoted to National Business Development Manager at Wind-lock Corp.

Daniel Custodio was promoted to Director, Product Management & Pricing at Cornerstone Building Brands.

Rise Building Products named James Gunning as its new VP of Sales.

Buildxact hired Sean M. Murphy and Alberto Guerra as Account Managers.

Antera Software USA picked Chris Rogers to be its Sales Director.

Patrick Macisaac has become a Managing Partner at The Roby Family of Companies - Commercial Construction & Services Divisions.

Randy Jones is a new Sales and Purchasing Manager at Door Tech Inc. Royal Building Solutions hired Trevor Small as an OSR.

Elier Manuel has become a Purchaser at Delco Forest Products.

Huber Engineered Woods named Kristin Michael as its new Growth Marketing Manager.

Dave Starr has become Manager of Software Delivery at Continental Finance.

Ben Crim, VP of Engineering & Environmental Management for Hood Industries, is set to retire at the end of January.

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