July/August 2003


Reeb Makes Management Changes

Bethlehem, Pa.-based Reeb Millwork Corp. made several management changes recently. 

The board of directors has elected Jay Ruhle as chairperson of the board, and Tom Kerr will become vice chairperson of the board and remain as chief executive officer.

Don Houghton has been promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer. Houghton will have executive responsibility for all factors of the companyís business and will continue to be based at the corporate headquarters. He serves on Reebís executive committee as well as the board of directors.

Scott Kerr has been promoted to the position of executive vice president for all three Reeb companies. He will report directly to Houghton and will assist Tom Kerr as well as be responsible for supplier selection and relations, inventory management, purchasing training and related procedures.

Marshfield Names Price as Manager
Bruce Price Marshfield DoorSystems of Marshfield, Wis., has named Bruce Price as its sales service center manager, who is responsible for supervising 32 staff members and inside sales operations. Promoted from scheduling and inventory manager, Price has worked with Marshfield for more than eight years and draws from 20 years of operation management experience.

Van De Velde Retires from Sunrise Windows

Larry Van De VeldeLarry Van De Velde retired from Sunrise Windows, based in Temperance, Mich., at  the end of June. Van De Velde began his building products career with Rochester Tool, where he went from foreman trainee to general supervisor within nine years.

After an extensive career with Therma-Tru and Great Lakes Windows, Van De Velde founded Sunrise Windows in 1994 with two other partners. 

Van De Velde retired because he wanted to spend time with his family. 



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