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Kodiak BP Appoints Presidents at 2 Subsidiaries

Colorado-based Sun Mountain Custom Doors and Florida-based American Builders Supply have new leadership.
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Building materials distributor Kodiak Building Partners appointed presidents for two of its operating companies — Sun Mountain Custom Doors, and American Builders Supply.

Englewood, CO-based Kodiak announced March 12 that Corey Barnett is now President of Sun Mountain, which has a headquarters and showroom in Berthoud, CO. Kodiak noted Barnett brings over three decades of expertise in building materials and manufacturing to the role.

“As Kodiak and Sun Mountain welcome Cory, we are confident that his leadership will bring fresh perspectives, drive growth and continue the legacy of excellence that defines both companies,” said Jerry Jehnm, Senior Vice President of Doors, Windows and Millwork at Kodiak. “Cory’s strategic vision aligns with our commitment to innovation and excellence, setting a new era of success for Sun Mountain Custom Doors.”

Kodiak acquires Sun Mountain in mid-2022.

Meanwhile, Josh Ward has been promoted to President of American Builders Supply (ABS)  — which is based in Orlando, FL, with additional Florida locations in Tampa, Melbourne, Jacksonville and Fort Myers. Kodiak noted that Ward has played pivotal roles within the organization as VP of Customer Experience and Director of Sales in Central Florida. 

Cliff Shimer, SVP of LBM Southeast at Kodiak, said “Josh’s dedication to continuous improvement and his leadership acumen makes him a valuable asset to the ABS team,” said Cliff Shimer, SVP of LBM Southeast at Kodiak. “His visionary approach not only drives operational excellence but also positions ABS as a leader in both the industry and the Florida market, ensuring the company thrives in an environment of continuous innovation and unparalleled excellence.”

Kodiak acquired ABS in late 2017.

Kodiak was No. 11 on MDM’s 2023 Top Building Materials/Construction Distributors List.

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