ENGLEWOOD, Colo., November 13, 2023— Kodiak Building Partners, a leading provider of building materials and services across the country, is pleased to announce significant leadership transitions within its northwest lumber sector. Willie Hertford has been promoted to the position of President of Miller Lumber Company, succeeding Charley Miller, while Scott Peacock has been elevated to the role of President of Albeni Falls Building Supply. These appointments come as part of Kodiak’s strategic expansion efforts in the northwest region.
Hertford, who previously served as Vice President of Operations at Miller Lumber, will assume the President role on November 16. He brings a wealth of industry expertise and a proven track record in various leadership roles. He will now oversee the strategic direction and operations of Miller Lumber, following the retirement of Charley Miller, the current President.
“I am honored to take on the role of President at Miller Lumber and build on the legacy left by Charley,” said Hertford. “This is a very exciting time for our business as we continue to build our production and sales capabilities and further establish our leadership role in our local communities.”
Charley Miller’s dedicated leadership significantly contributed to the growth and success of Miller Lumber, establishing it as a trusted provider of building materials in the Bend, Oregon area. Kodiak expresses deep appreciation for Miller’s years of service and guidance.
In another significant promotion, Scott Peacock, the current General Manager at Albeni Falls Building Supply, has been promoted to President of the company. Peacock’s extensive industry knowledge and exceptional leadership skills will be instrumental in leading Albeni Falls to new heights, focusing on excellence, customer satisfaction, and growth.
“I am honored and excited to take on the role of President at Albeni Falls. This is an incredible opportunity to further enhance our service offerings, strengthen our relationships with customers, and drive growth within the lumber and building materials industry,” stated Peacock.
Kodiak commends both Hertford and Peacock for their exceptional contributions and leadership within the general lumber sector.
“Both Willies’ and Scott’s knowledge and expertise in our business is matched by their deep commitment to the people of Miller Lumber and Albeni Falls,” said Kelly Fox, Senior Vice President of General Lumber, Northwest at Kodiak. “They both embody our foundational values of family, community, and service,” Fox continued. “We look forward to working with them in these expanded roles as they champion continued growth for their teams and economic growth for their local communities and their companies.”
These leadership changes mark an exciting phase in the development of Miller Lumber and Albeni Falls, as they align with Kodiak’s ongoing commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and unparalleled customer service. The company’s dedication to growth and success in the northwest region remains steadfast under the guidance of Hertford and Peacock.
About Kodiak Building Partners
Founded in 2011, Kodiak Building Partners is a leading acquisition firm specializing in acquiring and supporting locally owned and operated building materials companies. With a strong focus on operational excellence, decentralization, and continual improvement, Kodiak empowers these businesses to succeed in the communities they serve. Kodiak’s operation employs thousands of people across the country to serve general contractors, homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers.
For more information about Kodiak, please visit www.kodiakbp.com
About Miller Lumber Company
Miller Lumber Company, headquartered in Bend, Oregon, is a renowned provider of top-quality building materials. With a legacy spanning 112 years, Miller has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence, customer satisfaction, and innovation in the lumber and building materials industry. Offering an extensive range of building products, including lumber, hardware, tools, and more, Miller serves both residential and commercial clients. Their dedication to superior quality, exceptional service, and a deep understanding of the industry positions them as a trusted partner for all building materials needs.
For more information about Miller Lumber, please visit www.mlumber.com
About Albeni Falls Building Supply
Albeni Falls Building Supply is a prominent lumber and building materials supplier in Oldtown, Idaho, dedicated to providing top-quality building products and exceptional customer service. With a rich history and strong community presence, Albeni Falls offers a wide range of building materials, including lumber, hardware, tools, and more. Serving both residential and commercial customers, Albeni Falls remains committed to delivering innovative solutions, fostering lasting relationships, and contributing to the growth of the lumber and building materials distribution industry.
For more information about Albeni Falls, please visit www.albenifalls.com