LBM People in the News, Mid-October Edition
Webb Analytics spotted 73 notable job changes at 44 construction supply companies since mid-September. Here's a roundup.
McCoy’s Building Supply appointed Tyler Louis as manager of its Palestine, TX, store and Julio Lopez as store manager of its Carlsbad, NM, location.
Chris Routhe has become VP of operations at Millard Lumber, Omaha, NE. Millard also hired Shawn Jesson as a truss designer.
Robinson Builders in Buford, GA, picked Marty Durham to be its director of purchasing and operations.
NorCal Lumber named Dave Houck as VP of operations.
Bronson Royer was promoted to manage the R.P. Lumber branch in Peoria, IL.
Carter Lumber promoted Devon Carcana to an EWP manager role in New Jersey.
Honsador Lumber picked Bill Butner to manager its yard in Lihue, HI.
Austin Barth was picked to serve as manager of the Beacon Roofing Supply branch in Cincinnati. In addition, Beacon promoted McKenna Richard to district sales director and hired Scott Frazier as a complementary products manager.
Higginbotham Brothers named new general managers for three of its locations, all in. Texas: Keith Johnson in Stephenville, Aaron Cox in Midlothian, and Tony Quinn in Eastland.
Builders FirstSource appointed William Bradley Hayes to its board of directors and made him chair of the Audit Committee. Hayes formerly was CFO of Laboratory Corporation of America.
In addition, Builders First Source chose Eric Wiesner to be sales manager in the Kansas City market, named Huntsville, AL-based Aaron Troupe as an ELP manager, and hired Jay Moore as an office manager in the Nashville, TN, market.
Pete Vitola became corporate general manager at Smith Phillips Building Supply, Winston-Salem, NC.
Zac Hawkins is the new home solutions specialist at Bone Dry Roofing in Indianapolis.
Service Building Supply, Raleigh, NC, chose David Fisher to be an outdoor living specialist.
Delaware-based Shone Lumber, a division of BMC, hired Nick Hardy as an estimating manager.
84 Lumber selected Clint Vance to be sales manager for its mid-Atlantic region.
These people became sales reps at dealers: Ed Hennings at Smith Phillips Building Supply of Winston-Salem, NC; Ernie Chavez at 84 Lumber, El Paso, TX; Carol Leonard at DeFord Lumber, Fort Worth, TX; Lane Merz at SRS Distribution in the Dallas/Fort Worth area; Scott Goodrich at Diamond Home Improvement Center, Grants Pass and Klamath Falls, OR; Hagen LePard at Beacon Roofing Supply, New Orleans; and Dana Fields at Lexington (KY) Building & Supply.
A 1 Roof Trusses picked Travis J. White to be its director of manufacturing.
Distributors and Co-ops
Do it Best promoted Shane Burnworth to power tools merchandise manager and Lyndsey Steffen to store design planner. Meanwhile, Do it Best added these people to its staff: Jason Bauman as a systems administrator, Amber Baumgartner as a consumer marketing specialist, Kindra Blackburn as a process improvement specialist, Randy Betton as a millwork specialist, Kendall Cooper as an associate merchandise manager, Jennye Klopfenstein as an IT scheduler, Macenzie Lane as a copywriter, Melissa Smith as a stock representative, Kathy Voigt as a scheduler/computer operator, Landon Wendel as an application developer.
Dealers Choice Distribution, a unit of Beacon Roofing Supply, named Griffin Hamsley as a manager responsible for several Southern states.
Daniel Rea joined BlueLinx as an inside sales rep.
RoyOMartin announced that Roy O. Martin III has been elected chairman, CEO and CFO. Roy is the grandson of Roy O. Martin Sr., who founded the Martin family’s first forest-products company in 1923. In addition, E. Scott Poole was elected president and COO becoming the first non-family company president; and Terry Secrest Jr. became EVP of manufacturing and product sales. Darryl Ryan Monroe will remain secretary-treasurer.
Fortress Building Products selected Doug Nyberg to be its director of sales enablement and operations and Paul Francis to become regional sales manager for the Midwest.
New sales reps and key account managers were hired at these companies: Dan Hall at Architectural Glass and Metal ... Moss Pettigrew for WearDeck | Reinforced Polymeric Lumber at J R Plastics ... Scott Via at Allura Fiber Cement as Kentucky/Cincinnati territory manager ... Christopher Harouff at Boral Building Products ... Lori Hueper at Epicor Software ... Craig T Bradle at EMSEAL Joint Systems as northeast regional sales manager ... Lee Williams at ProVia ... and Edward Acker at Weston Wood Solutions for the Midwest.
Modern Building Systems hired Samuel Jauchius as a purchasing agent.