Episode 07: Allan Breidenbach, President of Wick Buildings
In this episode, Tony meets up with one of his best friends and President of Wick Buildings, Allan Breidenbach. Allan is a great example of how taking career risks and embracing challenges leads to success. Allan shares the importance of making good hiring decisions and how to use Lean Six Sigma principles to simplify processes and make sure everyone is ready and willing to move in the same direction.
Episode 06: Lindsey Fox, Product & Marketing Manager at Nationwide Industries
In this episode, Tony is joined by Michele Burger, Vice President at Misura Group. Tony and Michele chat with Lindsey Fox, Product & Marketing Manager at Nationwide Industries, about what it takes to be a successful female in the building materials industry.
Episode 05: Hans Vonderhofen, President of Split Rail Fence & Supply (part 2)
This episode is part two of Tony’s conversation with Hans Vonderhofen, President of Split Rail Fence & Supply. Hans and Tony continue the discussion about what goes into a successful turnaround and the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people.
Episode 04: Hans Vonderhofen, President of Split Rail Fence & Supply
In this episode, Tony joins up with Hans Vonderhofen, President of Split Rail Fence & Supply, for part one of a two-part series. Hans shares how he happened upon the building materials industry and divulges his secrets for what makes a great turnaround leader.
Episode 03: Walter Foxworth, Chairman of Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber
In this episode, Tony had the opportunity to meet with Walter Foxworth, Chairman of Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber, at the inaugural Texas Unity Dinner where he was honored by the Lumbermen’s Association of Texas (LAT). Walter shares his passion and purpose that drives his energy to stay engaged in the business and building materials industry.
Episode 02: Bradley Hartmann, President of Red Angle, Inc.
In this episode, Bradley and Tony discuss their mutual “why” of helping companies achieve their big goals, the importance of an inclusive culture and embracing diversity, and the value consultants bring to the building materials industry.
Episode 01: Russ Kathrein, CEO of Alexander Lumber
In our inaugural episode, Russ Kathrein, CEO of Alexander Lumber, and Tony met up at the LBM Strategies Conference and had a great time sharing stories and addressing the most significant obstacles that leaders face when mentoring twenty-somethings and the best steps to develop great mentoring leaders.
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