Get to Know Our Team

 

Partners

Jimmy R. Smith, Chairman – Jimmy has been in the hardware business for more than 35 years. He started on the distribution side in 1978 as a sales representative for Orgill, Inc. In 1984, he got involved in retail and founded Home Hardware Center in Ferriday, LA. Jimmy grew the company throughout the years with a focus on small towns in Mississippi and Louisiana. His commitment to taking care of customers and maintaining a well-stocked, broad assortment of products has been critical to his success. Jimmy has been recognized by the National Retail Hardware Association as one of The Industry’s Top Guns (May 2009). He has also served the industry as president of the MidSouth Building Material Dealers Association (2012). Jimmy serves as a director of Delta Bank in Vidalia, Louisiana. He is married to Dolly Smith and has three children. (Email Jimmy)

Boyden Moore, President – Boyden has been in retail for 22 years, with 18 of those in the home improvement industry at Marvin’s, Inc. where he was president and CEO from 2003-2010. He has also worked in the grocery industry at Bruno’s, Inc. and the apparel/footwear industry at Just for Feet. Boyden is an honors graduate of the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accounting. He was named a Top 40 Under 40 in the Birmingham Business Journal in 2002 and Chain Store Age in 2004. He has also been recognized by the National Retail Hardware Association as one of The Industry’s Top Guns (May 2007). Boyden serves on the Board of Directors at Jerry’s and as a Advisory Board for Sunshine Ace. He is married to Julie Moore and has four children. (Email Boyden)

Douglas A. Gregory, Partner – Doug has been in the lumber and building material industry for over 20 years. He held a controller position in his family’s business, Morrison Home Center, and led the merger with the Terrebonne Lumber Company in 1999. Doug remained as the chief financial officer in the newly created Morrison Terrebonne Lumber Center and purchased the company with three partners in 2003. In 2011, Doug led Morrison Terrebonne Home Center into a merger with Central Network Retail Group, where he now serves as partner in charge of the Gulf Coast region. He was recognized by his industry peers in 2012, being named one of the National Retail Hardware Association’s Top Guns. (Email Doug)

Finance Team

David Mills, CFO
Lacey Ourso, Controller
Greg Shultz, Treasurer
John Dorrill, Director of Risk Management & Retail Growth
Laura Luotonen, Financial Reporting Manager
Ann Kaiser, Controller  – Home Hardware Center
Christy Ohda, Controller – Morrison Terrebonne Lumber Center
Geri Jenkins, Accounting Manager – Town & Country Hardware & Elliott’s

Operations Team

John Sieggreen, COO
Raymond White, Regional VP – Home Hardware and Buck’s Bargain Center
Mike Griffin, Regional VP – Marvin’s, NFL, Habersham Hardware, Moore’s, Hiawassee Hardware, Harvey, and Taylor-Foster
Doug Gregory, Regional VP – Morrison Terrebonne Lumber Center and St. Charles Home Hardware
Phillip Helms, Area VP – Town & Country Hardware, and Elliott’s Hardware

Supply Chain Team

Chris Freader, CMO
William Wright, Merchant – Lumber, Building Material, Lawn and Garden
Stephanie Bland – Merchant – Paint, Home Decor, Hardware & Millwork
David Cobbin – Merchant – Tools, Plumbing and Electrical
Pam Wright – Merchandising Systems Manager
Connie James – Merchandise Information Coordinator