Instrumental in generating US$9 billion in sales and saving > US $150 million during career.
Calculated Risk Taker ● Visionary and Strategic Thinking Executive ● Profit-Focused Businessman
Innovative Leader ● Employee Development Expert
Senior Executive providing global experience and a 30+ year, fast-track career in the building products industry. Contributed to corporate successes through leadership in corporate reorganizations, financial turnarounds, new business start-ups, divestitures, acquisitions and integrations, joint ventures, new plant start-ups, and major employee downsizing events. Traveled extensively overseas.
President of Deep Lake Consulting, from 2015 to present.
Ainsworth Lumber, Vancouver, BC; various progressive roles 2010 to 2015
60+ year old Canadian based family owned manufacturing company that went public in 1993. Annual Sales of 500 Million.
VP of Operations from 6/10 to 9/11
President and COO from 9/11 to 3/13
President, CEO and Director from 3/13 to 6/15
Grant Forest Products, Toronto, ON; VP of Operations 2007 to 2010
25-year old, Canadian-based Company recognized as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of OSB products.
Louisiana Pacific Corporation, Nashville, TN; Progressive roles 1984 to 2007
44 year old company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building products, and has 26 facilities in the US, Canada, Chile, and Brazil.
VP of Manufacturing, OSB, 2003 to 2007
Manufacturing Manager, Regional Operations, 1996 to 2003
Plant Manager, OSB, 1993 to 1996
Plant Manager, OSB/SIDING PLANT, 1992 to 1993
Interim Plant Manager, OSB MILL, 1992