Kodiak Building Partners announces leadership changes
November 15, 2023 | 9:54 am CST
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —  Kodiak Building Partners, a leading provider of building materials and services across the country, announced new leadership appointments for its northwest lumber sector. Willie Hertford has been promoted to the position of president of Miller Lumber Company, succeeding Charley Miller. Scott Peacock has been promoted to the role of president of Albeni Falls Building Supply. These appointments come as part of Kodiak's strategic expansion efforts in the northwest region.

Kodiak Building Partners, founded in 2011, acquires and supports locally owned building materials companies with a focus on operational excellence. They serve general contractors, homebuilders, subcontractors, remodelers, and consumers, employing thousands of people nationwide.

Willie Hertford
Willie Hertford, new president of Miller Lumber Company

Hertford, who previously served as vice president of operations at Miller Lumber, assumes the role of president on November 16. He brings industry expertise and a track record in various leadership roles. He will oversee the strategic direction and operations of Miller Lumber, following the retirement of Charley Miller, current president.

Miller Lumber Company in Bend, Oregon, provides top-quality building materials with a legacy of 112 years. They offer a wide range of products for residential and commercial clients, emphasizing quality and service.

“I am honored to take on the role of president at Miller Lumber and build upon the legacy left by Charley,” said Hertford. “This is an exciting time for our business as we continue to build our production and sales capabilities, and further establish our leadership role in our local communities.” 

Miller’s leadership was credited for the growth and success of Miller Lumber, establishing it as a trusted provider of building materials in the Bend, Oregon, area. Kodiak expresses appreciation for Miller’s years of service and guidance. 

Scott Peacock
Scott Peacock, new president of Albeni Falls Building Supply

Scott Peacock, the current general manager at Albeni Falls Building Supply in Oldtown, Idaho, was promoted to president. Peacock’s industry knowledge and leadership skills are expected to be instrumental in leading Albeni Falls to new growth.

Albeni Falls Building Supply is a leading lumber and building materials supplier in Oldtown, Idaho. 

“I am excited to take on the role of president at Albeni Falls. This is an incredible opportunity to further enhance our service offerings, strengthen our relationships with customers, and drive growth within the lumber and building materials industry,” said Peacock.

Kodiak commended both Hertford and Peacock for their contributions and leadership within the general lumber sector. 
“Both Willie’s and Scott’s knowledge and expertise in our business is matched by their deep commitment to the people of Miller Lumber and Albeni Falls,” said Kelly Fox, senior vice president of general lumber, northwest at Kodiak. “They both embody our foundational values of family, community and service. We look forward to working with them in these expanded roles as they champion continued growth for their teams and economic growth for their local communities and their companies.” 

For more information about Kodiak, visit www.kodiakbp.com

For more information about Miller Lumber, visit www.mlumber.com

For more information about Albeni Falls Building Supply, visit www.albenifalls.com.

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