Sherwood Lumber would like to announce the promotion of Kyle Little to Chief Operating Officer of Sherwood Lumber from his previous position of SVP, Purchasing. Kyle began his journey with Sherwood in the spring of 2009 and has quickly ascended through the organization while bringing a tremendous amount of leadership and support to every team he has worked with.
Kyle is a 4th generation lumberman that grew up in in the hardwood forests of northeastern Pennsylvania, working in his family’s lumber sawmill, wood component manufacturing, and retail business. The opportunity to participate in the industry at a very early age has helped Kyle acquire many of the skills needed to further his lumber career. Over the past 19 years, Kyle has worked in a variety of roles in multiple industry segments. He got his start as an intern with a lumber co-op, then was initiated into the lumber brokerage world, then had the opportunity to hit the road for a building material manufacturer, and has been an integral part of our family operated lumber/building material distribution company. Over the last four years, Kyle has taken on a variety of leadership roles for our company. Most notably in rightsizing the company’s inventory, developing a comprehensive risk management program, collaborating with the sales team in creating directive go to market strategies, and mentoring the staff throughout the organization . Through his team’s efforts, Sherwood Lumber now finds itself in one of the healthiest financial positions in years.
With Kyle’s move to COO, Sherwood Lumber and the Goodman Family are setting the foundation of leadership to thrive not only over the next few years but for decades to come.