‘Christlike principles’ is a much better base for decision making than the whims of how I’m feeling at the moment. And I’ve found that doing business for God’s glory is way more fun than doing it for my glory.
Selling building materials wasn’t initially what Wilson Lumber Director of Sales Josh Hendrickson sought to do with his life.
Over the past 20 years prefabricated roof trusses have become one of the most reliable and cost-effective wood framing options for builders and contractors.
A bottle of Coca-Cola at Wilson Lumber cost only 35 cents when Russ Wilson started working here circa 1989.
John Marshall has enjoyed a career that has taken him around the U.S. and the world, before landing him in the Rocket City of Huntsville, Ala., in 2001 where he has been COO of Wilson Lumber for the last five years.
In one of his college engineering classes, Jackie Crutcher had to design a set of house trusses by hand. “I thought to myself, ‘If I ever get out of this class, I will never look at another truss as long as I live.’”
Wilson Lumber has been selected as a Top 100 ProSales Dealer for 2020 by the leading building industry publication ProSales Magazine.
“People over profits” is a phrase we hear more and more from many areas of business. But when you really put your money behind your team and your values, it can be a huge point of differentiation and a great way to drive long-last relationships.
Wilson Lumber improves training approach after hiring women
We recently added a truss plant in Westmoreland, Tennessee, about an hour and a half north of Nashville and about three hours north of our original Wilson Lumber plant in Madison, Alabama.
Have you ever heard of El Potrerillo, Guatemala? Of course you haven’t, and here’s how I know: I googled El Potrerillo, Guatemala, and you know what came up? Nothing.
Trust is built. And when you find someone or some company you trust, you stick with them.