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LBM Advantage Announces New Marketing Manager

General News

LBM Advantage, Inc., one of the nation’s premier building cooperatives, is pleased to announce that Maria Saraceno-Ward has joined their team as Marketing Manager, working from corporate headquarters in New Windsor, New York.

Maria is an accomplished professional with expertise in business development, marketing, media relations, trade show and special events planning. She will be responsible for strategic marketing activities that will help foster mutually beneficial relationships and growth among Advantage’s member and vendor communities.

Steve Sallah, LBM Advantage president and CEO said, “We are very excited that a marketing professional of Maria’s ability has joined our team. Maria’s experience and professionalism will not only benefit our marketing goals and membership growth, but will be an important asset for better understanding and serving our existing membership.”

About her new role, Maria stated, “I am delighted to be working in such an important sector of the economy and with a team that highly values their member and vendor relationships. I look forward to working closely with our experienced marketing team members to deepen our connections and provide value to our building community.” Moving forward, Maria will handle inquiries regarding marketing efforts for Advantage’s constituents, including supplier association sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Requests may be directed to

About LBM Advantage

LBM Advantage is a wholly member-owned cooperative for the lumber and building materials industry. Over 500 independent members benefit from its multi-billion dollar purchasing power and a staff of industry experts. The organization operates on core principles of service, transparency, and flexibility, and provides members a competitive advantage. LBM Advantage operates four locations in New Windsor, N.Y., Grand Rapids, Mich., Smithfield, N.C., and Monroe, La., offering national programs with regional expertise.

Source: LBM Advantage, Inc.