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Kodiak Announces Organizational Refinement

General News

Kodiak Building Partners announced the following internal promotions designed to further enhance its pursuit of a vision of “Creating a culture that empowers local leaders to succeed in the communities they serve” and improve its responsiveness and collaboration across all companies.

Mark Garboski has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for the overall execution of Kodiak’s operating strategy. He will report to CEO, Steve Swinney.

Mike Flood has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Operations and will lead, coach, and mentor companies in Kodiak’s Production Lumber and Door/Windows/Millwork groups. He will report to Mark Garboski.

Pat Flood has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Operations and will lead, coach, and mentor companies in Kodiak’s Retail Lumber and Gypsum groups. He will report to Mark Garboski.

Together, these three gentlemen will guide Kodiak’s Strategic

Operating Team as the company continues to grow and pursue “getting better tomorrow than we were today”.

Mike Fairbanks has been promoted to President of New England Building Supply. He will report to Pat Flood. Mike previously served as Vice President/General Manager at NEBS.

Steve Swinney congratulated these leaders and operators and said, “As we continue to grow, it is necessary to be willing to adjust our structure to meet our changing needs. We remain committed to our decentralized model. To remain entrepreneurial, as we continue to expand, adjustments and flexibility will be critical.”

Kodiak also welcomes Dena Cordova-Jack to the family. She will serve the company in the capacity of Sr. Director, Talent Management and will lead an effort to establish and implement a learning and development strategy across Kodiak’s companies and at all levels of the organization.

Dena is a highly respected 29+ year veteran of the building products distribution industry. Throughout her career she has held positions in multiple capacities, including commodities brokerage, purchasing, sales, finance, and communications at fine companies such as Georgia Pacific, Boise Cascade, Foxworth-Galbraith, and Blue Tarp Financial.

She comes to Kodiak from her most recent position as Executive Vice President for Mountain States Lumber Dealers Association. Dena shares that, “Kodiak is a visionary company that is so multi-faceted. My passion for our industry, along with my experience and desire to educate, develop, and mentor, is perfectly suited for this new position.”

Dena will report to Sue Lords, Chief Human Capital Officer.

About Kodiak Building Partners

Kodiak Building Partners, through its 83 locations, serves general contractors, homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


Cally Fromme – Vice President Communications & Culture –

Source: Kodiak Building Partners, LLC