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LBM People in the News, October Edition

Pat Managan, US LBM


US LBM promoted Pat Managan to SVP of Supply Chain, continuing a role he had at American Construction Source prior to ACS' acquisition by US LBM. Also, US LBM brought on Manish Shanbhag to be EVP and General Counsel and named Patrick Grimm as Southeast Region Credit Manager.

Tindell's Building Materials named Travis J. White as VP of Truss Operations.

Lansing Building Products promoted Tim Robinson to VP of Marketing and E-Commerce and named Hal Skinner to manage the Bristol, CT, branch.

ABC Supply promoted Jeff Leyden to VP of residential new construction sales.

Dena Cordova-Jack was promoted to VP of Organizational Development at Kodiak Building Partners.

California's Ganahl Lumber named Tom Barclay, manager of the company's South Bay yard, to the newly created position of Chief Sales Officer. Barrett Burt, who had managed the Anaheim yard, is taking over at South Bay. And Mike Shumaker is moving from the company's Costa Mesa yard to run the Anaheim yard.

The SRS Distribution branch serving Little Rock, AR, is now managed by Dustin Leigh. Meanwhile, SRS appointed Tim Comstock to a National Builder Sales role.

McCray Lumber & Millwork promoted Steve Siemieniewski to Purchasing Director.

Builders FirstSource named Terry Schilmoeller as VP-Ready Frame Solutions; Jeremy Brantham as an IT Business Relationship Manager; Michael Rouch and Aaron Evans as General Managers in West Hollywood, CA, and Santa Fe, NM, respectively (continuing roles they had at BMC); Kathryn Stoker as Assistant General Manager in Fergus Falls, MN; and Bruce Schwab as a Senior Pricing Analyst.

American Cedar and Millwork appointed Francis Lydon as Operations Manager.

Zeeland Lumber and Supply named Chris Alderink as Director of Sales.

Riverhead Building Supply brought in Joseph Mozzone to be Northeast Business Development Director.

L&W Supply, a division of ABC Supply, promoted Curt Jenkins to Central Region VP. The company also named Trish Boomsma to manage the Grand Rapids, MI, branch, and hired Shawn Surprenant as an Inside Sales Rep in the Norfolk, VA, market.

NorCal Lumber appointed Jared Schneider as Operations/Logistics Manager.

Brand Vaughan Lumber has brought on Trevor Muse as Millwork Operations Manager.

Wisconsin Bulding Supply hired Kevin King to be Assistant Manager of the company's Green Bay, WI, truss plant.

Carter Lumber promoted Matt Satterlee to Door Shop Production Manager.

Interior Exterior Building Supply brought in Lory Medina as an Inside Sales/Branch Administrator, based in West Palm Beach, FL.

SPEC Building Materials hired Mike Randle as an OSR in San Antonio.

Sims-Lohman Fine Kitchens and Granite named Steven Moore as Area Manager.

Foxworth-Galbraith promoted Shawn Jesson to Senior Designer.

US LBM's acquisition of J.P. Hart keeps Dan Merryfield as Manager of the Irving, TX, branch.

Bob Pengfor was promoted to Director of Operations at Pennsylvania Kitchen & Furniture.

Chase Williamson, Do it Best


Do it Best promoted Chase Williamson to Territory Sales Manager. It also hired Angi Boxell as a Claims Representative, Gage Click as an Order Support Specialist, Tristian Fleming as a Computer Operator, Mikayla Higgins as a Marketing Program Specialist, Kandace Kendrick as an Outbound Member Services Coordinator, Melissa Renninger as an IT Business Analyst, Robin Steenman as a Front Desk Receptionist, and Blake Wehrle as a Software Engineer.

Fran Monk has been promoted to VP for Marketing at Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation.

Quartz Surfacing and Stones named Ramon Alejo Jr. as an EVP.

Mike Egle started a new position as Product Manager at Amerhart Ltd.

U.S. LUMBER picked Kenneth Bernstein to be a Strategic Business Manager.

Thos. Somerville Co. promoted Corbin Griffith to Director Of Purchasing.

MacDonald Cabinet & Countertop Distributors brought in Margo Wilson-Atkinson as a Kitchen Designer.


Paul Dean is the new VP of Sales and Marketing at BuilderWire.

Mike McDole, former head of sales at National Lumber in Massachusetts, has started a new career as Principal at Firing-Line LBM Consulting.

Suzanne McMillan Wheatley joined Elevate Consulting as a senior consultant.

Jennifer Castenson, formerly of Zonda, has become VP of Ambassador and Partner Programs at Buildxact.


Brigette Gage, Cornerstone Building Brands

Cornerstone Building Brands announced the hiring of Brigette Gage as SVP, Supply Chain, and Keith Scherzer as SVP, Operations-U.S. Windows Group. Also, the manufacturer named Craig Horton as a General Manager.

Petersen, part of the Carlisle Construction Materials brands that also includes PAC-CLAD architectural metal products, promoted Mike Weis to VP of Sales and Marketing.

AZEK brought in Samara (Sam) Toole to be the company’s Chief Marketing Officer.

Envision Outdoor Living Products, the new brand name that encompasses both Envision decking and that recently acquired Fairway railing systems, restructured its sales team. The company promoted Rick Gebhart to Director of Sales, John Purvis to Senior Divisional Manager, Charlie Haines to Southern Division Manager, James Clark to Midwest Division Manager, Tom August to Northeast Division Manager, and Kyle Warwick to Central Valley Division Manager/Fastener Category Manager.

Jeff Martin joined Chelsea Building Products as Northeast Regional Sales Manager for the company’s Everlast siding.

The makers of SPAX fasteners, Altenloh, Brinck & Co., announced that Brett Katsma joined the company as product manager focusing on structural applications.

PGT Innovations named Eric Kowalewski as EVP.

International Wood Products named Todd Davis as VP of Manufacturing and Business Development.

PrimeSource Building Products named Sean Patterson as VP of Field Sales-West Region.

Rinnai America appointed Renee Eddy as VP of Innovation.

MoistureShield Decking brought on Ryan Leonard as a Territory Manager.

Greg Hodge joined Hood Industries as a Sales Account Manager.

Tommy Rakes joined the management team at Impresa Modular.

Fry Design Co. hired Danny Kinard as a Construction Manager.

TAMCO Group named Rocibel Armengolt as a Purchasing Agent.

Bluewater Lumber has a new Sales and Service Specialist: Greg Paylor.

The new Sales Rep at MSI is Michael Roesch.

Spectra Gutter Systems hired Matthew (Barry) Brooks to be a Branch Manager.

Canada's Quincaillerie Richelieu Ltée/Richelieu Hardware Ltd. hired Joel Franks as an OSR.

Curt Bostic joined JELD-WEN as a territory sales manager.

Modular Solutions Ltd. has hired Jacob Nolan as a Construction Estimator.

CertainTeed named Arthur Wallace as its new Territory Sales Manager.

Mule-Hide Products, a division of ABC Supply, hired Timothy McDermott to be a Territory Sales Manager.

Emily Thornhill, formerly of ECI, has become Director of the Customer Enablement Group at Bombora.

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