Eighty-Four, Pa. — 84 Lumber Company, the nation’s largest privately held building materials and service provider to professional contractors, has appointed Billy Ball as vice president of store operations.
Ball, a 25-year veteran of the company, most recently was vice president of the company’s Southeast division.
In his new role, Ball 48, will be responsible for more than 249 stores, component plants and specialty manufacturing facilities across the company’s 30-state footprint.
“The stores, managers and associates in the field are the backbone of our company and I believe it’s critical that there is a singular focus on helping the stores and associates achieve at the highest level,” Ball says. “I also think it’s important that I can look at best practices from store to store, area to area and regionally and implement the best ideas across the entire company to improve overall operational efficiency, sales and profit.”
Ball began his career with 84 Lumber company in 1989 as a manager trainee at the company’s Ripley, W.Va., store, and has served in a variety of positions including manager, area manager and divisional vice president.
Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Eighty Four, Pa., 84 Lumber Company operates 253 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops and engineered wood product (EWP) center in 30 states. 84 Lumber also offers professional residential and commercial contractors turn-key installed construction services for a variety of products including insulation, framing, windows, roofing, decking and drywall and after paint products. For more information, visit www.84lumber.com.
SOURCE: 84 Lumber Company