Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek today named Alex Averitt the company's chief operating officer. A 10-year veteran with the company, Averitt most recently was Cedar Creek's vice president of information technology. He has directed the company's IT operations since 2010.

Cedar Creek is a wholesale building material distributor with 24 locations in 32 states. It has been growing regularly since it was recapitalized in May 2010 by Boston-based Charlesbank Capital Partners.