Dave Flitman is 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, Dave 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 & Lymphoma Society, which seeks to find a cure for blood-related cancers. Furthermore, Dave 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.