WASHINGTON, DC -- Steve Earle of Mid South Building Supply, Inc., Springfield, VA, was named 2014 Employee Owner of the Year by The ESOP Association at the 37th Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

The ESOP Association is the national trade association for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and the leading voice in America for employee ownership.

Earle is the Director of Installations – Cabinetry, for Mid South Building Supply, Inc., which is 100% employee owned. He joined the company in 2002 and is a member of the company's board and an ESOP trustee. He has been elected every year since he first ran for election to this position in 2006. 

Mid South Building Supply supplies remodeling contractors and residential home builders and specializes primarily in kitchen and bath cabinetry, exterior siding products, and new and replacement windows and doors. It is also a Rubbermaid Closets Systems dealer.

Founded 1966 and was family owned until 1985 when its founders sold the business to the Mid South Building Supply Employee Stock Ownership Trust in a bank-financed transaction.

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