Operations Team

Operations Team

Eddie Arruda, Dispatcher/ EWP Support

30+ years in the lumber industry With Sherwood Lumber since May 2012 What I enjoy most about working at Sherwood Lumber is the friendly atmosphere / dealing with new challenges with the ability to become a valuable asset to the Company. My duties at Sherwood Lumber are I coordinate outbound shipments to customer base/ EWP support regarding safety, product storage and handling. About Me I am married to my wife Jeanne, we have two sons Ryan and Alex. I enjoy spending time with family, competitive cycling, offshore kayaking, and playing guitar.

Steve Bedford, Yard Associate

With Sherwood Lumber since 2006 25+ years in the lumber industry I’m a forklift operator and truck loader. I feel like an important part of the Sherwood Lumber family, great place to work! About Me My hobbies are quad riding, grilling and chilling.

Michael Benevenuto, Operations

With Sherwood Lumber since 2004 10+ years in the lumber industry I drive and deliver Sherwood Products. What I love about Sherwood Lumber are the people—I like the owner and my co-workers. About Me I have my wife, Laura and my two kids, Jennifer and Jesse. I enjoy motorcycles and nice cars and family vacations and, of course, the NY Rangers.

Walter Bessette, Yard Associate

With Sherwood Lumber since 2010 10+ years in the lumber industry I’m a forklift operator. I love Sherwood Lumber’s family atmosphere. About Me I love fishing and quad riding.

Stephen Chiacchia, Yard Associate

With Sherwood Lumber since February 2012 I have been in the lumber industry from the time I have started with Sherwood Lumber What I enjoy most about working at Sherwood Lumber is warning of new things on a daily basis, a good group of people and great upper management for hiring me! I do whatever I asked to do and do it to the best of my ability. About Me It is interesting to see in such a short time at Sherwood Lumber how much goes into what we do here and what it is going to be like in years to come and would like to move up with the company.

Steve Clark, Yard Associate

With Sherwood Lumber since 2011 Our crew is great! Just like family. About Me I like swimming, going to the beach, golfing, fishing, and gardening.

Michelle Eckert, Dispatcher

With Sherwood Lumber since 2010 I dispatch trucks for most of the East Coast. I love working at Sherwood Lumber because of its prime location. Employees are close, and we all started at the same time so we’re all on the same page. About Me I love to travel when I can, play darts, billiards, ski, trying new things… Except veggies, not a fan.

Anthony Gargano, Regional Operations Manager

With Sherwood Lumber since 2004 20+ years in the lumber industry At Sherwood Lumber, I love the ever-changing environment, and co-workers. About Me I’m married to my wife Arlene. We have two sons, Anthony, Jr., and Robert. I love anything to do with the outdoors: baseball (Yankees), football (Giants), automobiles, and quads.

John Kryshak, Driver

With Sherwood Lumber since 2005 I deliver lumber to our customers. I love working with the people at Sherwood, working at the lumber yards, and collaborating with the contractors. About Me I enjoy raising my daughter Samantha to be a great student and a great kid. (She's a Principal Honor Student). I love to fish and enjoy boating.

Tommy Mclean, Yard Associate

With Sherwood Lumber since 2011 15+ years in the lumber industry We all work as a team--Sherwood treats their employees great! About Me I'm a jack of all trades!

Brian Nunes, Operations Director

20+ years in the lumber industry With Sherwood Lumber since February 2012 I Love the family environment, friendly peers and the opportunity to make a difference in a varity of different areas to help the company grow and be stronger. I perform logistic support to sales regarding transportation, EWP, &customer service. About Me I am a proud father of four beautiful daughters. I enjoy family, sports, fishing &the outdoors.

Rick Prater, Yard Associate

With Sherwood Lumber since December 2011 I have been in the lumber industry for under 5 years What i enjoy about working at Sherwood Lumber is working outside with a great group of people I am a forklift operator and I load trucks and unload rail cars

Miguel Santiago, Assistant Yard Forman

With Sherwood Lumber since 2008 7 years in the lumber industry I unload railcars and load various trucks and maintain a clean working environment stacking lumber with forklifts. What I love about Sherwood Lumber are my co-workers. And operating powerful machines! About Me I'm 28 years young. I'm married to Yadira Santiago and we have two beautiful children, Miguel Jr., who’s 6 and my daughter Michela, who is 4. I'm very family oriented and I love being active physically. I play a lot of sports and I love my kids

Greg Thomas, Holtsville Yard Foreman

I enjoy working for Sherwood because of the family atmosphere. I’ve never seen teamwork like this before! About Me I love boating with my family, ATV riding, and relaxing with my friends.

Jeff Thomas, Driver

With Sherwood Lumber since 2010 At Sherwood Lumber, the equipment is top notch and well maintained. About Me I like to go fishing with my family and camping.