KCMA elects new officers, board
May 11, 2017 | 1:09 pm CDT
Top row L-R: Bill Allen, Showplace Wood Products; Tom Samanic, Elkay Manufacturing Co.; Mark Hayes, Northwest Hardwoods; Mael Hernandez, R.D. Henry & Co.; Doug Boucher, American Woodmark Corp.; Robert Foote, Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. Bottom row L-R: Mark Trexler, Master WoodCraft Cabinetry; Treasurer – Edwin Underwood, Marsh Furniture Co.; Immediate Past President – John Gahm, Kitchen Kompact, Inc.; Vice President – Stephen Wellborn, Wellborn Cabinet; President – Rich Tobin, MasterBrand Cabinets; Kathryn Constantine, Brown Wood Inc.; Carl Webb, Wood-Mode. Not pictured: Stratton Yatron, Adelphi Kitchens; Chris Winans, Masco Cabinetry.

PONTE VERDRA, Fla. - The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association announced its 2017-2018 board membership at its annual spring meeting in Ponte Vedra, Florida. An estimated 200 people from more than 70 companies attended the event, held May 7-9.

Taking over as president of the cabinetry association is Rich Tobin of MasterBrand Cabinets, with Stephen Wellborn, Wellborn Cabinet as vice president and Edwin Underwood, Marsh Furniture Co. named treasurer. Immediate past president is John Gahm of Kitchen Kompact Inc.

Kathryn Constantine, Brown Wood Inc., joins the Board of Directors as an Associates Representative. Also new to the Board is Chris Winans, Masco Cabinetry Inc. They join Board members (in alphabetical order): Bill Allen,  Showplace Wood Products; Doug Boucher, American Woodmark; Robert Foote, Canyon Creek Cabinet Co.; John Gahm, Kitchen Kompact, Inc. (immediate past president); Mark Hayes, Northwest Hardwoods; Mael Hernandez,  R.D. Henry & Co.; Tom Samanic, Elkay Manufacturing Co.; Richard Tobin, MasterBrand Cabinets Inc. (president); Mark Trexler, MasterWoodCraft Cabinetry, LLC; Edwin Underwood, Marsh Furniture Co. (treasurer); Carl Webb, Wood-Mode Inc.; Stephen Wellborn, Wellborn Cabinet, (vice president); and Stratton Yatron, Adelphi Kitchens.

Founded in 1955, KCMA is the major trade association for kitchen cabinet and bath vanity manufacturers and key suppliers of goods and services to the industry. Based in Reston, Virginia, the association has more than 300 members.

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