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Dave Flitman

President & CEO

Builders FirstSource

Dallas, TX, USA

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Dave Flitman’s Biography

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.

Dave Flitman’s Newsfeed

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Builders FirstSource names Dave Flitman CEO

Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that Dave Flitman has been appointed CEO. The planned transition of the CEO role is taking place 90 days after Builders FirstSource and BMC Stock Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of their all-stock merger transaction and coincides with the previously announced retirement plan of Chad Crow.

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Dave Flitman takes over at Builders FirstSource

“This is truly an exciting time for Builders FirstSource,” Flitman said. “I firmly believe that growth is what’s at the heart of this merger – consolidating and expanding our reach in a fragmented industry, innovating and building on our value-add offerings, and giving our people the resources needed to deliver the enhanced service our customers expect from us."

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Dave Flitman’s Background

Builders FirstSource
President & 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 & 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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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 & 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.

Speaking Engagements

Dave Flitman BMC Highlights 2020 National Event
Speaker
Feb 2020
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Dave Flitman 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,” said Mr. Flitman. “BMC is on the leading edge of development and innovation in this industry, providing builders and remodeling contractors with the tools and solutions needed to address a very challenging labor environment, reduce cycle times, save money and reduce waste."
David Flitman Named to Veritiv Board of Directors
Jul 2017
"I am pleased to welcome Dave to the Veritiv Board of Directors," said Mary Laschinger, Chairman and CEO of Veritiv. "His sales, marketing and operations experience in the distribution industry will be a strong complement to our Board's current composition and will serve Veritiv well."

Dave Flitman’s Education

Purdue University
BS | Chemical Engineering
1982 - 1987