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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.

ICP Building Solutions Group named Sami Rahman as SVP for Product Management.

Novo Building Products promoted Leo Pappas to SVP of sales to Pro Dealers.

Apex Tool Group appointed Bob H. Heisner as SVP and Chief Marketing Officer.

LP named Craig Miles as its new VP for National Sales, OSB Marketing, and Planning. It also picked Aaron Howald to be VP of Investor Relations and Business Development.

UFP Industries promoted Kirby Mano to Director of National Sales at UFP's Concrete Forming Solutions group and hired Brian Evans as a Purchasing Manager-Retail.

Roseburg Forest Products team announced the arrival of Sarah H. Smith as Director of Strategic Marketing.

Modulous, a London-based start-up specializing in modular housing, has established a U.S. base in Seattle and has populated it with four veterans of Katerra: Janet Stephenson, now Modulous’ US regional managing director; Operations Director Kassandra Mast; Product Director Eva Talbot; and Design Director Jennifer Caldwell.

Quanex Building Products has brought in Daniel G. Marston to serve as Director of National Accounts & Commercial Sales (North American Fenestration).

Superior Plastic Products and Key-Link Fencing & Railing have hired Andrew Lebo to be a business development manager and Andrew Smucker to serve as a regional sales manager.

Alex Wallace is the new Senior Content Marketing Manager at aPriori Technologies.

Cardinal Building Products named Cindy Zabodyn as an Assistant Buyer and James Mahurin as a Customer Service representative.

Boise Cascade selected Tyler Yarbro to an Operations Manager.

JELD-WEN Windows & Doors elected company President & CEO Gary Michel to also serve as Chairman of the Board. Meanwhile, Curt Bostic became a Territory Sales Manager.

Allura Fiber Cement Products appointed Jim Benson to a Territory Sales Manager position.

OrePac Building Products hired Bill Holt to be a Corporate Sales Manager and

Mike Montoya to be a Sales Manager.

Rick Hill has been named as a Regional Sales Manager at Camden Door Controls.

Weather Shield Windows and Doors hired David Delafield as an Account Manager.

Quality Buildings hired Del Patterson as a Project Manager.

Cherry River Lumber named Stephen Markum as a Manager.

Reeb Millwork promoted Burke Huff to Logistics Supervisor.

Benjamin Obdyke named Scott Zubrow as its New York Market Development Manager.

Truss manaufacturer Homestead Building Systems named Jason M. Dannenmueller as a Senior Systems Analyst.

Nicholas Langston has started a new position as Territory Sales Manager at sia Abrasives.

The manufacturer of SPAX engineered fasteners has hired Henry Canales as a Regional Sales Manager based in Florida.

The new Product Manager, R&D-PVC Windows, at Dovista Windows AG is Markus Skowron.

Marvin promoted Liz Williams to Senior Regional Marketing Manager.

Pierre Cormier has begun work at Armtec as a Sales Estimator.

Danaher hired Kirsten Guthrie to do Workday Learning Admin Consulting.


Allison LaValley is the new Executive Director of the Roofing Alliance. She succeeds Bennett Judson, who is retiring.

Bob Tancula, formerly of Zonda, has created his own market insights company, Senex.

Ted Nafzger now is Vice President of Sales at Paradigm.

The Farnsworth Group named Andrew Ryan as Director of Business Development.

WoodWorks appointed John O'Donald to serve as Regional Director for several Mid-Atlantic states.

The American Wood Council's board has two new directors: Grady Mulbery, Roseburg Forest Products' President and CEO; and Mike Blosser, LP's SVP of Manufacturing Services.

C. Eric Swank, the former COO at Beacon, now is an External Advisor at Bain & Co.

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