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Dave Flitman

President and CEO

Builders FirstSource

Dallas, TX, USA

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Dave’s Biography

Dave Flitman is a prominent leader in the construction supply industry as the President and CEO of Builders FirstSource, a leading construction materials supplier. He holds decades of experience as a high-level executive in the industrial chemicals, food distribution and building resources industries. Prior to Builders FirstSource's merger with Building Materials Holding Corporation (BMC), he served as President and CEO of BMC.

Alongside his role as President and CEO, Dave also currently sits on the Board of Directors at Builders FirstSource. Additionally, he offers his expertise on the directorial board of Veritiv Corporation, an American supplier of packing, publishing and hygiene products. He is also an active supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which seeks to find a cure for blood-related cancers. Furthermore, he has personal ties to the U.S. military, inspiring him to find ways to serve members and veterans continually.

While he received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, Dave expanded his expertise by gaining experience in many different industries....
Dave Flitman is a prominent leader in the construction supply industry as the President and CEO of Builders FirstSource, a leading construction materials supplier. He holds decades of experience as a high-level executive in the industrial chemicals, food distribution and building resources industries. Prior to Builders FirstSource's merger with Building Materials Holding Corporation (BMC), he served as President and CEO of BMC.

Alongside his role as President and CEO, Dave also currently sits on the Board of Directors at Builders FirstSource. Additionally, he offers his expertise on the directorial board of Veritiv Corporation, an American supplier of packing, publishing and hygiene products. He is also an active supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which seeks to find a cure for blood-related cancers. Furthermore, he has personal ties to the U.S. military, inspiring him to find ways to serve members and veterans continually.

While he received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, Dave expanded his expertise by gaining experience in many different industries. He was President and CEO of Performance Foodservice, the largest division of Performance Food Group which distributes food products and ingredients to independent and chain restaurants, caterers and vending companies. In each of his management roles, he continues to find solutions to increase profit and innovate the industry by streamlining processes.

Dave also led the chemical and sustainable energy sectors. He served as the Executive Vice President at Ecolab and held a leadership role at Nalco Water, one of Ecolab's subsidiaries. Both companies focus on eliminating pollution and finding clean solutions to reduce resource consumption and waste. Apart from his role as President of Allegheny Energy, he furthermore held various operational, commercial and leadership positions at DuPont.
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Dave’s Newsfeed

Morningstar
Builders FirstSource’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament Raises More Than $700,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma

During Builders FirstSource's fifth annual golf tournament for charity, over $700,000 was raised on behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

CNBC
The amount of homes under construction has never been higher, says Builders FirstSource CEO...

In this interview for CNBC, Dave Flitman addresses mortgage demand levels and how the supply chain is affecting homebuilding companies.

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Dave’s Background

Builders FirstSource
President and CEO
Jan 2021 - Present
Dallas, TX, USA
Builders FirstSource is one of the nation's largest suppliers of construction materials and building products that offers customers with solutions to shorten the time required for construction work and mitigating costs. Each product is tailored for the customer's needs, and the company also provides worksite services such as design services, product installation and turn-key framing.
BMC - Building Materials and Construction Solutions
President and CEO
Sep 2018 - Dec 2020
Raleigh, NC, USA
BMC is a leading provider of building products and construction services, focused to aid professionals working in the residential housing market. BMC has made the process easier by offering a wide range of products and services, not limited to its consultative showroom, high-quality building materials and an eBusiness platform meant to meet each client's individual needs.
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Dave’s Gallery

Current Board Positions

Builders FirstSource
Board of Directors
Dallas, TX, USA
Builders FirstSource is one of the nation's largest suppliers of construction materials and building products that offers customers with solutions to shorten the time required for construction work and mitigating costs. Each product is tailored for the customer's needs, and the company also provides worksite services such as design services, product installation and turn-key framing.
Veritiv Corporation
Board of Directors
Jul 2017 - Present
Atlanta, GA, USA
From its headquarters in Atlanta, Veritiv is a packaging, publishing and hygiene products provider with a number of distribution centers across North America.

Philanthropy

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Supporter
Rye Brook, NY, USA
Founded in 1949, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a charitable organization that seeks to cure blood cancer and to improve the quality of life for patients and their loved ones.

Media

Ep. 75: Builders FirstSource CEO David Flitman, Paysafe, Sonos, Niu Technologies
Interview
Aug 2021
He joins Cory Johnson of The Drill Down Podcast to speak on the difficulties of the housing market in the face of rising lumber prices, labor shortages and the future of the industry.
Builders FirstSource CEO on how supply issues are holding up the housing market
Interview
Sep 2021
Mr. Flitman joins CNBC's Mad Money to talk about the current housing market and strains on the supply chain as a result of 2020's high demand.
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Speaking Engagements

Dave Flitman BMC Highlights 2020 National Event
Speaker
Feb 2020
Las Vegas, NV, USA
He joined the BMC 2020 National Event to speak about the four key pillars of the company's strategic priorities, BMC's operating system and the ways in which a pre-cut framing system is able to increase efficiency on the jobsite.

Press Releases

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc. Names David E. Flitman President and Chief Executive Officer
Aug 2018
“I am honored to be named President and CEO of BMC at such an exciting time,” he said in response to his appointment as the company's CEO.
David Flitman Named to Veritiv Board of Directors
Jul 2017
Mr. Flitman was named to Veritiv's Board of Directors as Veritiv CEO and Chairman Mary Laschinger recognizes his achievements innovating the distribution industry.

Dave’s Education

Purdue University
BS | Chemical Engineering
1982 - 1987