THE COLONY, Tex. - Susan Carpenter was named contracts manager with kitchen cabinet giant ACPI. Carpenter held a similar position at Masco Cabinetry.  Rick Mohrman of executive search firm Brooke Chase Associates announced the appointment.

Carpenter is responsible for interacting closely with Sales, Risk Management, Credit, and Customer Service departments on producing final contracts. Her work will include the evaluation, negotiation, execution and implementation of ongoing customer contracts and purchase orders, both satisfying the customer and meeting the company goals, while practicing continuous improvement. ACPI supplies multi-unit construction firms, home builders, and remodelers.

With an extensive background in risk management and contract review at Masco Cabinetry, Carpenter has been responsible for managing non-delivery fleet licensing, business licensing and insurance and all contracts for Masco Cabinetry. Carpenter instituted MCS “footprints” software to expedite contract review/checklist to repository with unique ticketing for insurance and audits. This streamlined reporting and increased visibility.  She earned her MBA from Baker College.

ACPI, headquartered in The Colony, Texas, and with manufacturing centered in Mount Union, Pennsylvania, manufactures and distributes kitchen and bath cabinets throughout the United States under the Echelon Cabinetry and Advanta Cabinets brand names. Echelon was developed for home builders, dealers and remodelers; Advanta, for multifamily clients and architects. The introduction of Echelon Cabinetry and Advanta Cabinets completed ACPI’s transition to new ownership. The company was purchased in October, 2012, by American Industrial Partners (AIP) and taken private from Armstrong International. 

 Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. is anxecutive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management professionals within the building materials and kitchen/bath industries.

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