Dwight Gibson, President & CEO
Mr. Gibson,46, has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of our Board, since June 2021. Prior to joining BlueLinx, Mr. Gibson was the Chief Commercial Officer of SPX FLOW, Inc. (NYSE: FLOW), a global provider of process solutions and components across a variety of sanitary and industrial market applications. Previously, he served as President, Food & Beverage and Industrial Segments (May 2019 to May 2020) and President, Food & Beverage Segment (June 2016 to May 2019) for SPX FLOW. Prior to joining SPX FLOW, Mr. Gibson spent 11 years at HVAC manufacturer Ingersoll Rand, most recently leading significant growth initiatives as President of Strategic Initiatives for the company’s climate segment. Mr. Gibson has also served as a director of Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: TILE), a worldwide commercial flooring company, since September 2019. Mr. Gibson received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Howard University, his Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford University and a Master’s of Science in International Strategy and Diplomacy from the London School of Economics.
Kelly C. Janzen, Chief Financial Officer
Kelly C. Janzen, age 47, has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer since April 2020. Prior to joining us, from November 2017 until April 2020, Ms. Janzen served as the Chief Accounting Officer of WestRock Company. She previously served as WestRock’s Senior Vice President – Accounting from August 2017 to November 2017. Prior to joining WestRock, she served as Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer for Baker Hughes Inc. from September 2016 to July 2017, as Vice President Finance and Chief Accounting Officer for McDermott International Inc. from December 2014 to August 2016, and in various leadership roles within the Controllership function with General Electric from February 2002 to November 2014. Ms. Janzen received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University.
Shyam Reddy, Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer
Shyam K. Reddy serves as our Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer and Corporate Secretary and is responsible for the legal, risk management, ESG, marketing and communications functions. Before that, Shyam served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation officer from April 2018 to May 2019, as our Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary from May 2017 to April 2018, and as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from June 2015 until May 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Reddy served as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of OmniMax Holdings, Inc., from March 2013 to March 2015. Before joining OmniMax Holdings, Inc., Mr. Reddy was the Regional Administrator of the Southeast Sunbelt Region of the U.S. General Services Administration from March 2010 to March 2013. Prior to accepting the Presidential Appointment at the U.S. General Services Administration, Mr. Reddy practiced corporate law as a partner in the Atlanta office of Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP. Mr. Reddy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and a Master of Public Health degree from Emory University, and also received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia.
Sean Dwyer, Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer
Sean Dwyer has served as our Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer since February 2022. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dwyer served as the Vice President of Corporate Development for WestRock Company, where he built and led the WestRock’s Corporate Development group. Prior to that, Mr. Dwyer served as Director of M&A for Rock-Tenn Company. Early in his career, Mr. Dwyer served in various investment- and M&A advisory-oriented roles for EVE Partners, Investure, and Edgeview Partners (now Piper Sandler). Mr. Dwyer earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.
Kevin Henry, Chief People Officer
Kevin Henry has served as our Chief People Officer since March 2022. Kevin was most recently the Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff to the CEO, and Chief People Officer at Extended Stay America. Prior to his time at Extended Stay America, Kevin served in CHRO roles at Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, and Nationwide Credit and senior HR roles at Office Depot, Clorox, Pepsi-Cola and Amoco. Kevin also serves on the Board of Directors of Saia Inc., a publicly traded logistics and distribution company listed on the NASDAQ, and The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art based in Charlotte, NC. Kevin graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Industrial Labor Relations.
Mike Wilson, Senior Vice President, Product Management
Mike Wilson, age 58, has served as our Senior Vice President, Product Management since May 2021. From July 2019 to May 2021, Mr. Wilson was the Vice President of Specialty Products, and from April 2018 to July 2019, Mr. Wilson was the Vice President of Sales at BlueLinx. Prior to joining BlueLinx, Mr. Wilson held various positions at Cedar Creek since 1997 where he started as an Industrial Salesman. Mr. Wilson was later promoted to General Manager of the Little Rock facility in 2002, Regional Manager in 2011, Vice President of the Eastern Region in 2014, and Vice President of Sales in 2016.
Joshua Teteak, Chief Supply Chain Officer
Josh Teteak, serves as our Chief Supply Chain Officer responsible for the branch operations, end to end supply chain, continuous improvement and the implementation of the BlueLinx Operating System. Prior to joining BlueLinx, Josh was the Vice President of Supply Chain for the Electrical Sector Americas Region of the Eaton Corporation with responsibility for end-to-end supply chain for 8 operating divisions with over $7B in annual revenues. Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations for Eaton’s Electrical Products Group with responsibility for supply chain and manufacturing. Josh spent 16 years within the Cooper Lighting Division of Cooper Industries (which was acquired by Eaton in 2012) in roles of increasing responsibility in finance, supply chain and operations. Josh has extensive experience in distribution center operations, SIOP, continuous improvement, procurement and new product supply chain development. Josh received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accountancy from the University of North Georgia and his Masters of Business Administration in Operations Management from Georgia State University. Josh is a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in both the 24th Infantry Division and the 3rd Infantry Division. Josh is currently serving as a trustee for the University of North Georgia Foundation and is an active supporter of Veteran’s causes.