Management

Ruben Mendoza

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mendoza is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of our company and has 25 years of industry experience. Prior to founding our company in 2011, Mr. Mendoza served as the Chief Executive Officer of AMS, a leading distributor of wallboard, acoustical suspended ceiling systems, lath and plaster products, doors and other building products. Mr. Mendoza originally joined AMS in 1991 and assumed the Chief Executive Officer role in 2003 after several years as AMS’ Vice President and Sales Manager. AMS grew significantly under Mr. Mendoza’s leadership, particularly across the West Coast and Northern Mexico through greenfields and strategic acquisitions. Mr. Mendoza attended California State University and has completed executive education at Harvard Business School (Strategy), Wharton School of Business (Management) and Northwestern (Marketing). Mr. Mendoza will also become a director upon the listing of our common stock.

As our Chief Executive Officer and founder, Mr. Mendoza brings a deep understanding of our business, operations and strategic planning to the board. Mr. Mendoza also has extensive industry experience gained over 25 years, including through his prior service as Chief Executive Officer of AMS. Mr. Mendoza’s board service will also provide a direct and open channel of communications between the board and management.

John Gorey

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Gorey is our Chief Financial Officer and has 30 years of industry experience. Prior to starting the Company in 2011 with Mr. Mendoza, Mr. Gorey served as the Chief Financial Officer of AMS, a leading distributor of drywall, acoustical suspended ceiling systems and other related building products. Mr. Gorey originally joined AMS in 1986 and assumed the Chief Financial Officer role in 2001 after several years as AMS’ Controller. Prior to AMS, Mr. Gorey worked for Barry McKinley and Associates, an accounting firm. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Pete Welly

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Welly is our Chief Operating Officer and has 37 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the Company as Chief Operating Officer in 2013, Mr. Welly served as Vice President of U.S. Operations for Winroc-SPI from 2001 to 2013. Prior to Winroc-SPI, Mr. Welly served in executive sales and marketing roles at AMS beginning in 1987. He has served on numerous Armstrong, Chicago Metallic and Sto advisory councils. He graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Communications. He has also attended the Executive Management Program at Kellogg School at Northwestern.

Kirby Thompson

Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Mr. Thompson is our Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Prior to joining the Company in 2013, Mr. Thompson was Vice President of Sales for Home Acres Building Supply Co., LLC (a company we acquired), a distributor of drywall, acoustical suspended ceiling systems and other related building products, from 2002 until 2013. Mr. Thompson was previously President of Michigan Acoustical Supply House from 1984 until 1993, which was an acoustical suspended ceiling systems and wallboard distributor. He attended Wittenberg University and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.

Ray Sears

Senior Vice President of Mechanical Insulation

Mr. Sears is our Vice President of MI, a position he has held since August 2016 when he joined the Company in connection with the Winroc-SPI Acquisition. Mr. Sears joined Winroc-SPI as Vice President of Supply Chain in September 2012. In January 2015 he became Vice President of Commercial & Industrial insulation operations, assuming leadership of the Commercial & Industrial insulation business segment for the company. Prior to joining Winroc- PI, Mr. Sears was Vice President of Supply Chain for Roofing Supply Group LLC, or RSG, one of the largest distributors of roofing supplies in the United States. Before joining RSG, Mr. Sears worked for 21 years at Southwest Airlines, spending 14 years in positions of increasing responsibility in Finance. He held the position of Vice President of Procurement for the last seven years of his career at Southwest. Mr. Sears holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Jim Carpenter

Vice President of Business Development

Mr. Carpenter is our Vice President of Business Development, a position he has held since 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Carpenter was a Regional Vice President from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining the Company in 2013, Mr. Carpenter was President of Southwest Building Materials LLC, a position he held from 2005 to 2013. Southwest Building Materials LLC (a company we acquired) was a distributor of wallboard, metal framing, acoustical suspended ceiling systems and other related building products. From 2000 until 2005, Mr. Carpenter was a Manager of Center Operation for L&W Supply Corporation, which had purchased Mr. Carpenter’s previous drywall distribution business. Mr. Carpenter attended University of Nebraska at Omaha and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.

Richard Tilley

Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

Mr. Tilley is our Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company in 2016, Mr. Tilley was the Vice President of Legal Affairs for Mophie, a technology company, and led the sale of Mophie to ZAGG, Inc. From 2009 until 2015, when he joined Mophie, Mr. Tilley was Assistant General Counsel for Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc., a flexible printed circuit board manufacturer with operations in the United States, Asia and Europe. Mr. Tilley graduated from the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University and has a Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University, Long Beach.