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LBM People in the News, Mid-November Edition

Marc Kramer, ABC Supply

ABC Supply promoted Marc Kramer to Director of Corporate Development. He had been manager of ABC's Ohio Valley District. The company also hired Jeremy Rice to be a service delivery manager, based in Lafayette, IN.

The new EWP Manager at US LBM's K-I Lumber & Building Materials is Greg Austin. And at another US LBM operation, R&K Building Supplies, the new manager of the truss division is John Geigley.

L&W Supply announced that Luis Godinez has become manager of its Ogden, UT, branch.

Mike Meehan has become General Manager at Palumbo Lumber & Manufacturing in Lexington, KY.

Builders FirstSource promoted Trent Rosamond to Assistant General Manager at its North Charleston, SC, branch. BFS also hired Joey Alkire as an OSR in West Palm Beach, FL.

Chris Maffetone, Concord Lumber

Concord (MA) Lumber Corp. announced that Chris Maffetone, previously the division manager of Concord's ColorWorks Paint & Decorating Centers, has become the company's sales coordinator. Andy DeMars was promoted to succeed Maffetone and be responsible for overseeing Concord's paint store locations.

SRS Distribution appointed Melida Flores Robles to be an Assistant Branch Manager based in Burbank, CA.

US LBM hired Dan Bolton as an IT Analyst II/ERP Specialist.

Michele Matson is now handling outside sales of windows and doors at California's Golden State Lumber.

Russin Lumber hired Paul Councill as an OSR. He'll be based in Parkville, MD

WindowNation promoted Ray Price to Sales Director.

Stone Depot of Rhode Island has brought on Gerry D'Amore for a Sales/Business Development role.

Chris Beach, Do it Best

Do it Best created the new position of Member Growth Manager and appointed Chris Beach to the job. He will oversee a team partnering with Do it Best members as they work on remodels and expansions, acquisitions, and ground up development.

Simpson Manufacturing announced that Michael Olosky will join the company as COO effective Nov. 30. He succeeds Ricardo Arevalo, who retired in February.

Kent Merillat is a new Managing Member/Owner at Merillat Building Products.

Stephanie Daniels has become National Director of Business Development at Atlas Roofing Corp.

Materials Xchange named David Gaudreau as Director of Sales.

Elias Alonso was picked to be VP of Sales at Specialized Building Systems.

Steve Mihailoff joined Simpson Strong-Tie as a Technical Sales Representative-Concrete Construction Products.

American Architectural Millwork named Steve Charuka as Regional Sales Manager.

S.A. Comunale, a division of Emcor, named David Delafield as an OSR.

Dan Poepping, Paradigm
Chase Hackner, Paradigm

Paradigm announced it hired Dan Poepping and Chase Hackner to support Paradigm Estimate, the company’s expanding material takeoff technology for lumberyards. Poepping will be a Customer Success Specialist and Hackner will serve as a Business Development Manager


Earl Ward has become a VP at FEI Group. Tim Seims has been named Director of Building Products Intelligence at John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

TMD Windows and Doors hired Hein Smit as an OSR.

Leviat hired John Peterson as its new Supply Chain Director.

Beth Burton has become an Account Manager at TransNational Payments.

David Jacobson moved up to VP of Innovation at Kaivac.

Hohmann & Barnard hired Richard Bilton as a District Sales Manager.

Wolseley Canada's new President Sébastien Laforge, formerly VP for Eastern Canada. He succeeds Kevin Fancey, who retired in October.

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