The Southern Building Material Association selected Smith Phillips Building Supply, Winston-Salem, N.C., as its dealer of the year and ECMD as supplier of the year. ... Mobile (Ala.) Lumber & Millworkrecently created two new divisions: INCOM Commercial Construction & Distributor Supply, and Coast Design Kitchen & Bath. ... ProBuild named Paul Stringfellow its vice president of national accounts. Stringfellow joined ProBuild in 2009 as director of national accounts and had previously served as vice president of supply chain at Centex Homes. The LBM giant also confirmed that Jim O'Grady had left the company. He had been the Southeast region's senior vice president for operations. ... The Parr Companypromoted Jason Behunin to sales director. Behunin has been with Parr Lumber since 1999, most recently serving as the sales manager for the state of Oregon. ... Koltes Lumber closed its Wenaukee, Wis., branch on Jan. 28 and Lacillade Lumber planned to close its lumberyard in Williamstown, Vt. ...The Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Association named Ed Winkless of I.N.R. Beatty Lumber, Joliet, Ill., as its lumberman of the year. ...David Huntington of Huntington Lumber & Supply Co., Hazlehurst, Miss., took over as the new president of the Mid South Building Material Dealers Association. In addition, MBMDA members elected Stine Lumber Co., Sulphur, La., as dealer of the year and Cedar Creek as vendor/supplier of the year. ...The regional LBM associations have teamed up to create a new Building Materials Operation Comparison program. This Web-based service will enable dealers across the country to compare their operational costs and employee salaries to regional and national averages. The program was developed by the Construction Suppliers Association, the regional LBM association for Georgia and Alabama. Members of a regional LBM group can participate for $200, and the deadline to take part is April 1. Contact your local group for details. ... The Parr Co., parent of Parr Lumber, named Kevin Sewarddirector of business development. ... Stock Building Supply named Giana Noonan as its director of marketing. Noonan worked most recently with Siemens Healthcare, but she also worked previously with ATC Panels and Pergo. ...Steve Phillips, head of Phillips Lumber Do it center in Cedar Hill, Texas, and a member of the Do it Best board since 2006, died Feb. 2.