With the acquisition of SITCO, OHC has welcomed five new employees to the company in various locations throughout the country. These new employees have decades of experience in the lumber industry and we’re excited to they are part of the OHC family.
Bob has been working in the lumber industry since 1976 and has had many memorable experiences while working as a salesman. In fact, he once sold striped ebony to the prime minister of Japan for use in his personal aircraft! Born in St Joseph, MO, Bob has lived in Hutchinson, KS for the past 52 years. Bob and his wife Debbi have two daughters, five grandkids, and one great grandbaby all of which he loves spending time with.
Jess has been working in the lumber industry for over 41 years. He has spent time working and living in Bolivia as well as Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Jess’ family has a long history of working in the lumber industry, his father Henry was president of the NHLA (National Hardwood Lumber Association) and IWPA (International Wood Products Association) during a formative time for the industry. Jess was born and raised in Dallas Tx and still lives there today.
Randy has been in the lumber industry since 1984 and has worked in all aspects of the industry, from purchasing standing timber to selling the finished product and all points in between. Randy was born in Tecumseh Michigan and now lives in Tualatin Oregon. Randy enjoys building relationships with customers and traveling to different markets for work.
Pudge has been working in the lumber industry since 1987 and is a certified NHLA inspector. Originally from West Monroe, Lousiana she now lives in Canton, Texas with her husband Todd and daughter Cheyenne. In her free time, Pudge enjoys riding horses, coaching softball, watching baseball, and hunting.
Prior to becoming involved in the lumber industry, Tony’s background was in distribution and warehousing. He started working for Sitco Lumber Company as the warehouse manager 12 years ago in June of 2006. While managing the warehouse Tony was in constant contact with and learned about the wide variety of imported and domestic hardwoods that Sitco stocked. Tony enjoys working with like-minded people who work hard to provide high-quality beautiful lumber to our valued customers. Tony was born in Springfield, Missouri but moved to Texas at a young age and still lives there with his wife Helena. They have two daughters and six grandchildren. In his downtime, Tony enjoys traveling with his family.