Richard “Dickie” Vail

Dickie joined Panel Truss in 2014 to spearhead its eastern expansion, including the Oakwood, Georgia, plant. He has 41 years’ experience in the truss and components industry, including prior co-ownership of a $10 million revenue truss company from 1984 – 1998. He served as General Manager – Operations for Shoffner Industries (based in North Carolina) from 1990 – 1998, leading a major business expansion from one plant to five culminating in the sale of Shoffner to Universal Forest Products (UFP) in 1998 after the company had grown to over $40 million in annual sales.

Thereafter, Dickie served as Regional General Manager for UFP after the acquisition and through 2011 was responsible for 6 plants with over $60 million in annual revenue. In 2011, Dickie joined Trussway as National Sales Manager, and then moved into the VP – Operations East Role with responsibility for 3 plants with approximately $80 million in annual sales prior to joining Panel Truss.

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