Volume 47, Issue 6 - July/August 2008

People

APPOINTMENTS
ProBuild Names 
Peterson VP of Marketing

ProBuild Holdings Inc., a building materials supplier headquartered in Denver, appointed Lisa Buenzli Peterson to the position of vice president of marketing.†In this new role, Peterson will oversee the firmís marketing and communications activities. 

Most recently, Peterson served as a director of global marketing and product portfolio management for Johns Manville, a Denver-based manufacturer of insulation and commercial and industrial roofing systems. Before joining Johns Manville, she was with McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm.

PROMOTIONS
Collins Promoted to Vice President at Jordan, Knauff and Co. 

Michael Collins of Jordan, Knauff & Company has been promoted to vice president, Building Products Group. Collins leads the investment firmís efforts in the door and window industry, in addition to maintaining its focus on advising door and window companies on liquidity events, acquisitions and capital placements. He now will be responsible, along with G. Cook Jordan, Jr., for further developing the firmís existing practice in other segments of the building products industry. 

NEW HIRES
Safirstein Joins Progressive Solutions

Dave Safirstein has joined the Progressive Solutionsí bisTrack sales team as senior account manager. Safirstein has a 20-year background in software for the lumber and building materials industry. He started with CSD in 1988, and was largely responsible for the companyís expansion east of the Mississippi. He is based near Charlotte, N.C., and will represent clients in the states of Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

ProVia Hires Devenney
ProVia Door has expanded its business into the Florida market and has sectioned the state into two sales regions. For the eastern counties, excluding Miami-Dade and Broward counties, the company has hired David Devenney of Melbourne, Fla. Devenneyís background includes residential and commercial sales as well as purchasing for Mercedes Homes. 


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