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Proven leadership.

Industrial Timber was launched with an entrepreneurial spirit that defines us to this day. Every manager and leader who has joined IT since our founding has added the ideas and processes which enable our ability to serve our customers.

Executive Team

E: kwiley@industrialtimber.com P: 704-231-4145

Kevin joined Industrial Timber in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer and promoted to President January 2020.  Kevin brings over 25 years of domestic & international lean six-sigma manufacturing experience in both Private Equity and Fortune 500 owned organization.  He previously served as CFO / VP of Finance for Berry Global Inc, HH&S North America Region ($1.2 billion).  Kevin led the financial re-organization, acquisition integration and lean process improvement to successfully consolidate AVINTIV North America into Berry Global.  Kevin held executive leadership roles at Carlisle Transportation Products Group and Parker Hannifin where he championed the lean transformation across the finance organization, acquisition consolidation & integration and led strategy deployment along with succession planning to achieve aggressive profitable growth targets.  Kevin has been instrumental in increasing Industrial Timbers manufacturing footprint, industry leading health & safety record, building world class organization leaders and started the organizational lean transformation.  Kevin drives customer obsession and is resetting the standard on quality and customer service.  Kevin also donates his time as Treasurer for the Board of Directors at Mountain Island Charter School.

E: prinehart@industrialtimber.com P: 662-672-0409

Patrick joined Industrial Timber in 2019 with over 25 years of experience in lean manufacturing.  He graduated from Mississippi State University in 1993 with a degree in Industrial Engineering and immediately began his career with Schnadig Corporation.  Since then he has worked in a variety of different industries including upholstery, automotive, medical devices and plastics.  Patrick was most recently with American Furniture, as VP of Manufacturing, where his leadership was key in making major reductions in manufacturing cost and improving product quality.  His knowledge in industrial engineering, operations management, and lean six-sigma manufacturing will help Industrial Timber to improve our manufacturing processes and drive out unnecessary cost.

E: tlarsen@industrialtimber.com P: 704-651-3602

Todd joined Industrial Timber in 2006 and brought 20 years’ experience of embracing innovative techniques and methodologies and employing them into manufacturing. He began his career at Pneumafi Corporation as a Senior Buyer/Production Planner and worked at Britax Child Safety as a Procurement Manager significantly growing sales there. Todd has spearheaded our proprietary production management software system development and implementation and reduced labor costs by 25% at the Taylorville plant. He has also pitched in as an interim CFO/controller and helped establish our system of measuring and benchmarking key metrics throughout the organization.

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E: jsanchez@industrialtimber.com P: 704-756-3679

John Sanchez has over 30 years of financial and accounting leadership, helping medium sized manufacturing companies expand and grow their business.  He recently served as Chief Financial Officer for Amerock Hardware, helping the company increase top line results and double profits.  Prior to that he held financial leadership positions at IGM Resins and CPP International as their CFO, bringing controls and systems to accelerate growth.  John joined Industrial Timber in 2020.

E: rruch@industrialtimber.com P: 717-599-0519

Rita joined Industrial Timber in 2011 with over 20 years’ experience in inside sales and marketing. She is a veteran of creating and managing sales and marketing strategies designed to increase sales and implement unique and profitable promotions. Prior to IT, Rita spent over 10 years in sales and marketing at Bull’s Eye, where she engaged in strategic planning, promotions, marketing and sales strategy, and project management on major brands, including Clorox, Hoffmaster, and WNA. Rita thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach.  Rita has been driving the optimization of the supply chain by developing key partnerships with critical vendors & minimizing working capital.

E: mhoffman@industrialtimber.com P: 704-606-1370

Matthew joined Industrial Timber in 2017 with more than 15 years of progressive leadership experience across multiple disciplines in Manufacturing & Logistics (primarily Safety, Change Management & Operations) with large organizations such as Wal-Mart, The Gibraltar Company, and Harris Teeter. As EH&S Director, Matthew educates, empowers and engages employees in safe practices across all organizational levels. He manages both the external and internal Safety brands of the organization, building confidence in our business partners and customers, while also building confidence in our employees, who are the lifeblood of our operation.

E: dowens@industrialtimber.com P: 662-401-4071

Daniel joined Industrial Timber in 2020 as a graduate of Delta State University and with an expansive knowledge of the furniture industry.  Previously Daniel was a Sales Rep and territory manager for Stafast Products where he gained recognition as Sales Representative of the year in 2017.  An avid entrepreneur, current business owner, and retired public servant, he has amassed not only 25+ years of sales experience, but also solid relationships within his community and throughout the entire Southeastern United States.  His enthusiastic ambition along with his uncanny ability to ‘never meet a stranger’ makes him an invaluable resource to lead our sales team to new heights and to serve our current customers and future customers like never before.

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