Parksite, Inc. one of the nation’s leading building product distributors has announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Higgins to Senior Vice President of Sales. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Bob’s considerable expertise will be paramount as Parksite continues its growth and diversification strategy. Previously serving as Parksite’s Director of National Accounts, Bob advanced to Director of Sales and was quickly promoted to Vice President of Sales for the Parksite Lumber & Building Material (LBM) business unit. In this newly created Senior Vice President role, Bob will lead sales in all business units including Parksite Surfaces, Parksite LBM , Atlantic Plywood Corporation and the Therma-Tru Door Manufacturing facilities. His significant contributions to the organization include the development of key supplier relationships, adding innovative complimentary products to Parksite and developing and implementing sales strategies to align with a restructured and focused sales team. Before joining Parksite, Bob began his building industry career in lumber sales with Weyerhaeuser Company.
"On behalf of Parksite and its Board of Directors, it is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Bob to this important expanded role," stated Ron Heitzman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Parksite. "Bob’s experience, leadership and dedication since joining Parksite are significant factors in establishing the sales focus, supplier relationship and organizational structure to position us to grow and expand. I have the utmost confidence in Bob's ability to build on these efforts in leading Parksite's sales teams positively forward."
"After over 16 years with the Parksite organization I am extremely proud and excited to be a part of the continued progress and development of the company," said Bob. "It is an exciting time to be in the building industry and drive new trends and navigate the rapidly evolving industry."