WHITE PIGEON, Mich. - Banks Hardwoods Inc. has promoted Greg Ritchie to sales manager and Phil Dodyk to export sales manager.

Banks' new sales manager Greg Richie.

Richie, after receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 2003, joined the Banks Hardwoods team and attended the NHLA Grader’s School.  Richie worked in production at Banks Hardwoods’ White Pigeon, MI facility, and then transferred to the Menomonie, Wisconsin division to begin working in sales in 2004.  Richie developed sales in North America from the Wisconsin office until his recent move back to Indiana in 2015, to work out of the main office in White Pigeon.

Banks' new export sales manager Phil Dodyk.

Dodyk worked as an intern at Banks Hardwoods in 2004-2005, and later joined the company in July of 2015 as the director of strategic growth.

Dodyk attended Indiana University and received his Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management in 2004.  He then earned his Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship, and Master of Arts in Chinese Studies in the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dodyk’s professional experience includes three years as an investor at Parthenon Capital Partners in San Francisco, two years immersed in China, and four years as a strategy and operations consultant with McKinsey & Co. in Chicago.