Kodiak Building Partners is excited to welcome Cory Barnett as the newly appointed President of Sun Mountain Custom Doors. With an extensive background spanning over 30 years in building materials and manufacturing, Cory brings a wealth of experience and a visionary leadership style that aligns seamlessly with our commitment to excellence.
Leadership & Innovation
Cory’s journey in the industry began with a passion for design, earning a certification in AutoCAD and residential design right after high school. His career commenced as an engineer with a manufactured home supplier, where he quickly rose through the ranks, overseeing critical aspects such as estimating, purchasing, production, and logistics.
Throughout the dynamic landscape of the 2010s, Cory played a pivotal role in the acquisition and integration of several distribution and manufacturing locations. His collaborative approach became instrumental in unifying diverse operational facets, ranging from sales, marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, and information technology.
A forward-thinking leader, Cory has consistently championed the implementation of emerging technology to enhance manufacturing efficiency, sales effectiveness, business processes, and logistics. His dedication to innovation will position Sun Mountain Custom Doors at the crossroads of technological advancements and hand-crafted customization, unique within the building materials industry.
Cory’s leadership is characterized by a servant approach that empowers team members to thrive in their careers. “In welcoming Cory to the Kodiak family, we are not only gaining a seasoned industry professional, but a visionary leader committed to innovation and growth,” remarks Jerry Jehn, SVP of Doors, Windows & Millwork of Kodiak Building Partners.
Goals for the Future
Cory’s aspirations for Sun Mountain Custom Doors include leveraging emerging technologies to enhance manufacturing efficiency, fostering sales effectiveness, streamlining business processes, and optimizing logistics.
“I am excited to lead Sun Mountain Custom Doors into its next chapter. Our objective is to achieve unparalleled excellence in every handcrafted product we create, and to extend the reach of our extraordinary offerings to those who have yet to experience the distinct quality and craftsmanship we provide,” says Cory.
As Kodiak and Sun Mountain Custom Doors welcome Cory, we are confident that his leadership will bring fresh perspectives, drive growth, and continue the legacy of excellence that defines both companies.