Eddie Arrington, CEO
Eddie has been with the company since 1972. He worked along-side his father for almost 25 years until he took the lead as President. His 40+ years experience in the industry has afforded him a wealth of knowledge when it comes to pallets and how to help customers. Eddie, as with most business owners, is involved in every aspect of the business, especially our large vendor and customer accounts. He is one of the most respected figures in the industry and his acumen for decision making has grown the company to the heights it enjoys today.
Kyle Arrington, COO
Following in his father’s steps, Kyle joined the company in 2004 after completing a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Since joining, Kyle has impacted every aspect of the operation of the company. With a strong skill set in Information Systems he played architect the company's operating and reporting software. As Eddie has started to step away, Kyle has taken the reigns of the company's day to day operating decisions. Not afraid to change directions, his goal is to keep the company as agile as possible, able to accommodate the changing business environment and deliver on his customer's needs.
Brian Gorham, CFO
Brian joined the company in 2012, replacing a 17-year hire as the company controller. Where some might be intimidated Brian stepped in immediately with a mind to improve the company's financial tools and reporting. With a background in varied financial aspects, his experience lends weight to his financial vision. Brian also takes an active role in refactoring the company's operating procedures and culture. A key position, Brian handles the job and acts as a great resource for the business.
Garrett Bryant, Safety, Regulatory and Compliance
Garrett began his work with us in 2014. His extensive experience in the medical field including a stint in the regions busiest ER gives him a unique perspective that he is able to bring to the safety mindset. Garrett's responsibilities stretch from the in-place safety of our employees to the regulatory and insurance concerns that are related.
Kent Kirkpatrick, Plant Manager
Kent joined the company in 2014, bringing a vast knowledge of lean manufacturing and processes. He is responsible for day-to-day operations of the companies many sawmills, cut-up lines, nailing department, and kiln operations. His ability to see the big picture has allowed us to streamline the smaller steps resulting in better products at a best cost to our customers.
EC Blount, Account Manager
EC joined the staff in 1999 as the primary dedicated sales and account manager. His familiarity and experience in the lumber industry made his transition into the company a smooth one and has provided immense benefit as the company has branched out into new territory. EC is the first point of contact for most new customers and helps the company to provide its impeccable level of service.
Frank Telles, Human Resources
Frank joined the company as a full time safety manager in 2015. His responsibilities include employee on-boarding, HR functions, as well as assisting with workplace safety and insurance compliance. Some of Frank's very first work was streamlining and updating our processes for HR, at which he was very successful. He quickly became a key part of the team and continues to contribute to our focus on progress.