Ambassador Supply has named Howard O’Neal the company’s new director of forest products.

“I look forward to joining the Ambassador Supply team and using my skills and experience to think critically, solve challenges, and help a wide variety of customers grow their businesses,” O’Neal said.

Ambassador Supply said the company has experienced rapid growth in the LBM market in the past year through acquisitions, growth, and team solidification. Due to the expansion, the company sought additional team members with LBM experience. O’Neal’s career in the industry spans more than three decades in numerous leadership roles.

“I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Howard to our team at Ambassador Supply. We are creating something special within the industry, and it requires a strong team,” said Joshua Ratcliff, residential vertical lead for Ambassador Supply. “Howard’s experience and his comprehension of the cash and futures markets will provide Ambassador Supply with a competitive advantage in serving our business partners.”

Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Ambassador Supply is an investment and management company in the residential and commercial construction industry.