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Cliff Shimer

2801 W. Airport Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771



Cliff is the Senior Vice President of Kodiak’s LBM operations in the Southeast and President of American Builders Supply in Florida.

As President, Cliff is responsible for overseeing the operations of 11 American Builders Supply facilities throughout the state of Florida. Cliff leads the company with the help of a strong senior leadership team.

“Kodiak’s partnership gives us the ability to expand our manufacturing capabilities and truss facilities while they handle backend resources. This support allows us to do what we do best: service the customer and take care of what we need to do.”

Cliff brings over 15 years of experience working with home builders, remodelers, national distributors, and suppliers on commercial and residential projects along with inventory management, purchasing, project management, and sales leadership skills to his role at ABS. He began his career working for an electrical building material supplier in Washington DC, starting his passion for the building materials industry.

After his start in the industry, Cliff spent seven years in the Florida markets through his tenured position as Florida Territory Manager at Metrie. ABS was a long-standing customer of his, and over time he eventually found himself in a procurement leadership role there. At ABS, Cliff used his sales background in his purchasing role to establish and develop mutually beneficial programs for both ABS and its vendor partners. A year later, Cliff rejoined Metrie to lead the Northeast team as Market Manager NE in the greater New York City area. He then joined ABS for a second time as Vice President of Sales in 2018 and was promoted to President in 2020.

Cliff received his BS degree in Business Administration, Marketing from West Virginia University. When he’s not busy running ABS, Cliff enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids.

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