84 Lumber promoted Dave Rumbaugh to the role of vice president of logistics and specialty purchasing, replacing the retiring Mitch Feldman. Rumbaugh is a 21-year veteran at 84 Lumber and has held numerous roles during his tenure with the building materials dealer.
The newly promoted Rumbaugh joined 84 Lumber as a manager trainee in 2002 before becoming a co-manager and store manager in the company’s central division through 2006. Rumbaugh joined 84 Lumber’s purchasing department at the company’s headquarters in Eighty Four, Pa., in 2006 as a lead buyer. In 2011, he was promoted to the role of director of contract purchasing.
“During his career with 84 Lumber, Dave has always risen to the occasion and has proven to be a true shining star,” Frank Cicero, chief operating officer at 84 Lumber, said in a prepared statement. “He is one of the future leaders of this company.”
In the role of vice president of logistics and specialty purchasing, Rumbaugh will oversee the logistics and fleet operations for all delivery trucks, which includes over 40 independent haulers and 1,100 trucks that are 90% forklift capable. Additionally, Rumbaugh will manage all capital purchasing of manufacturing equipment for door shops, component plants, and engineered wood product facilities nationwide.
“Dave is a great example of a hard-working associate who joined the company in an entry-level position and has risen through the ranks at both the store level and team headquarters,” Cicero said.
Eighty Four, Pa.-based 84 Lumber supplies building materials and manufactured components. 84 Lumber operates more than 310 stores, components manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops, and engineered wood product centers in over 30 states. The company also offers turnkey installation services for a variety of products, including framing, insulation, siding, windows, roofing, decking, and drywall.