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LBM People in the News, November Edition


Chris Graddy, Short & Paulk

Short & Paulk promoted Chris Graddy (right) to become the Georgia-based dealer's President. Graddy has been with the company since 2005, serving most recently as COO.

Warner Robins Building Supply hired Arthur Cassidy as VP of Operations and Purchasing, Lacey (Nick) Witcher Jr. as CFO, and Tawana Muhammad as Senior HR Manager. Also, Kathy Chamblee was promoted to Sales Manager.

McCoy's Building Supply promoted Ray Gabriel to VP of Information Services and Cheryl Keene to Director of Accounting.

Nation's Best Holdings has brought in Greg Smith as Director of Purchasing and appointed Kevin Pierce as a Division Manager.

Builders FirstSource named Mike Romney as a Market Millwork Manager based in Colorado, Eric Slay as a General Manager in Florida's Treasure Coast region, and Michael Dahl as an Operations Manager in Minnesota's Twin Cities. Also, BFS' Ready Frame Solutions division named Terry Schilmoeller as a VP.

Arlington Coal & Lumber named John Burke as Controller.

SRS Distribution promoted Andrew Petrozziello to a Regional VP role in Pennsylvania, picked Spencer Boggs to be a District Manager in West Georgia, promoted Missy Morgan to Director of Marketing, chose Zak Evans to be a Regional Margin Manager in California, and named Justin Jones as an Area Sales Specialist in the Atlanta market.

Griffin Lumber & Hardware named Chris Baroni as its new General Manager.

ABC Supply promoted Matt Moody to North Texas District Manager.

Higginbotham Bros. named Chuck Mailloux, formerly of Hawaii's Honsador, as a Regional Manager.

Deering Lumber brought in Derek Hayes to serve as an Operations Manager.

Zeeland Lumber & Supply named Brian LaPlaga as General Manager of its Waterford, MI, branch.

Brand Vaughan Lumber named George Scott as a General Manager.

Universal Supply appointed John Cusick to serve as a Manager in the Philadelphia area.

Kodiak Building Partners named Silvio Ferrari as a Corporate Specialist.

84 Lumber promoted Justin Sandusky to Central Division Recruiter.

Carter Lumber brought in Adam Yeager to be an Outside Sales Coordinator in Mason, OH, and Joseph Williams as a Millwork Specialist based in Powder Springs, GA.

Richards Building Supply named Ricardo Hernandez as a Sales Associate.

Legacy Building Supply picked Mark Graber to be a Sales and Marketing Specialist.

Mike Elsea, formerly a Regional VP at BMC, has become CEO of Faithway Alliance, a distributor of animal, land, and home products

Joel Russell, Millard Lumber's VP and COO, has been elected as Associate Director of the Metro Omaha Builders Association.


Dave DeJoy, LBM Advantage

LBM Advantage hired Dave DeJoy (left) to be its new CFO.

BlueLinx picked Ryan Taylor to be VP of Investor Relations and Treasury.

Sherwood Lumber named Josh Rogers as a Territory Sales Manager.

Rocky Mountain Forest Products named Taylor Poole as Chief Growth Officer and Kevin McKnight as CFO.

Amerhart picked Ryan Cox for a Sales position.

Do it Best promoted Renee Perkins to a Chief Administrator role. It also hired Mike Beerens as a Senior Scrum Master, Taylor Dicks and Lucas Wagler as Software Engineers, Ben Doehrman as an HR Administrative Assistant, Matthew Mensing as a Treasury Assistant, Thomas Missakian as a Territory Sales Manager, Amanda Morphew-Ulm as an Application Analyst, Darrin Perry as a Software Engineer, Jeff Preston as a Warehouse Department Manager, Ed Somerville as a Merchandise Manager for Building Materials, Eddy Tabakovic as a Business Technical Support Specialist, Shannon Vollen as an EDI/Direct Correspondence official, and Gavin Weeks as a Millwork Specialist.


Entekra has a new President: Neil Sherman, previously the EVP and General Manager of LP's Siding business.

Flitch-Rivercity Cabinets named Rick D. Porterfield as its new COO.

Acme Tools's new CFO is Scott Foyt. He succeeds Steve Hetland, who is retiring.