Building Material Distributors, Inc. announces Employees of the Year

For Release January 15, 2008

Galt, CA (January 7, 2008) --Building Material Distributors, Inc (BMD, Inc.) is proud to announce their 2007 Employees Owners of the Year. The winners were honored at BMD's annual Awards Banquet held on December 15, 2007 at the Sacramento Hilton. Winners in the building products division included: Steve Wagner (Manager of the Year), Mark Bussard (Driver of the Year), Gerardo Juarez (Warehouse Person of the Year), Kelly Keagy (Inside Sales Person of the Year), Doug Mead (Outside Sales Person of the Year) and Barbara Clare (Rookie of the Year). Marvin division winners included: Roman Rodriguez (Inside Sales Person of the Year) and Joel Hayes (Outside Sales Person of the Year). The forest products division winner was Bruce Gernon (Engineering Consultant of the Year). Corporate division winners were: Roberta Watson and Bev Cooper who shared the Administration Person of the Year honor. The esteemed President's Award went to Gianna Dell'Olio, Director of Business Development.  

"As an employee-owned company, our employees are the most important asset of BMD," said Garry Tabor, President and CEO. "Each of the nominees and category winners has been recognized this year for the strong results they've contributed and with the great pride they perform their work. Each winner has developed exceptionally innovative and fervent ideas to improve our corporation, therefore establishing new performance standards. The winners make BMD a leading distributor in the building materials industry. We are all quite proud!" 

About BMD, Inc.

Established in 1943, Building Material Distributors, Inc. [BMD] is a wholesale distributor of building materials, focusing on the Western United States. BMD supplies quality products to independent lumberyards, regional building material dealers, window and door specialty retailers, hardware retailers and home centers.

Employee owned, BMD is head-quartered on a company-owned 22 acre site in Galt, CA with distribution centers in Stockton, CA; Riverside, CA; Eureka CA; Visalia, CA; Denver, CO; Colorado Springs, CO; Albuquerque / Santa Fe, NM; Grand Junction, CO; Garland, TX; and Spokane, WA.