Patrick Industries names executive vice president-finance and CFO

Andy Roeder

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ELKHART, Ind. — Patrick Industries, Inc., No. 69 in the FDMC 300 ranking of top North American wood products manufacturers, has appointed Andy Roeder as its executive vice president-finance, CFO, and treasurer of the company, effective March 5.  

"We are delighted to announce that Andy will be joining Patrick's leadership team after a robust search process that encompassed strong candidates, both internal and external," said Andy Nemeth, Chief Executive Officer of Patrick. "Andy brings a wealth of experience with him to lead the company's finance function as we pursue our strategic vision within the Outdoor Enthusiast and Housing markets we serve.

"We believe his experience, industry knowledge, and tremendous skillset will enable us to continue our trajectory and drive a solid financial foundation as we continue to deploy capital and accelerate our growth in these markets. We are excited to welcome him to the Patrick family."

Before joining Patrick, Mr. Roeder served as CFO of Polaris Boats from 2018 to the present. Prior to his role at Polaris, Inc. he was the CFO of Bennington Marine from 2016 to 2018, and the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Bennington from 2014 to 2015. Roeder began his career with Ernst & Young in 2000 and during his tenure was promoted to successive roles with greater responsibility. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University and his Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.  

"I am thrilled to be joining Patrick as I take the next step in my career and look forward to contributing to the Company and its leadership team as we strive together to become the supplier of choice to the Outdoor Enthusiast and Housing markets," he said. "I want to thank the entire Polaris team for their amazing support over the years and in my continued professional development, and for allowing me the incredible opportunity to develop and grow in their wonderful and talented organization. This is an exciting time to be joining Patrick and given my experience in public accounting, the marine industry, and public company management, I'm excited to support the Company's objectives for profitable organic and strategic growth."

Nemeth thanked Matt Filer who served as Interim CFO since May 2023 while the company was searching for a permanent replacement. Filler will resume his ]previous role and growth trajectory as Senior Vice President-Finance in addition to taking on the role of Corporate Controller, while providing support to Roeder as he begins his new role.


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