ELKHART, Ind. - Patrick Industries, Inc. promoted Jeffrey M. Rodino, its Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Sales Officer.  Kip B. Ellis, Vice President of Market Development, will assume Rodinos former roles.         

"We continue to align our talent to maximize focus and capacity to position ourselves to most effectively serve our customer base," said Todd Cleveland, CEO. "Jeff has a proven track record of executive leadership and accomplishment in our organization and will help drive our efforts to strategically grow our overall business model and expand our customer base and product line offerings."

Cleveland said the new roles recognize the increasingly dynamic management needs of Patrick Industries, whose sales have ballooned following several years of rapid-fire acquisitions.

The move reflects Patrick Industries' efforts "to continuously provide capacity for growth as we drive revenues in excess of $1.2 billion, including the acquisition of six additional companies thus far in fiscal 2016,"  said Andy Nemeth, President.  

Rodino, who is 46, had been  COO  since March 2013, and was named  since December 2011.  Prior to that, Rodino served was VP Sales for the Midwest from August 2009 to December 2011.  Rodino also served in a variety of top-level sales and marketing roles after joining Patrick in 2007 and held similar key sales positions during his tenure with Adorn from 2001 until May 2007, when Adorn was acquired by Patrick.   

Ellis, age 42, joined the Company in April 2016 as its VP Market Development. Prior to this role at Patrick, Mr. Ellis served in several executive leadership, product development, and sales management positions at Atwood Mobile Products from 2007 to 2015, and most recently, the Dometic Group.  Ellis has over 19 years of experience serving the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing, and industrial markets.

 
Patrick Industries, Inc. www.patrickind.com is a major manufacturer of wood component products and distributor of building products serving the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing, kitchen cabinet, office and household furniture, fixtures and commercial furnishings, marine, and other industrial markets and operates coast-to-coast through locations in 16 states.   

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