May 26, 2015 – Sarasota-based executive recruiter Brooke Chase Associates has recruited Dave Gordon as president and chief executive officer of Wellborn Forest Products. Rick Mohrman led the assignment. Mr. Gordon will oversee all functions of the business, developing and implementing strategic plans for growth and operational improvement, leading and developing the senior management team and driving sales growth and profitability.
With a background of financial and strategic leadership at Armstrong World Industries, Mr. Gordon was previously the president and CEO at Armstrong Cabinets.
Wellborn Forest Products, located in Alexander City, Alabama, is a manufacturer of semi-custom residential cabinetry for the Kitchen & Bath Dealer and Distributor market in the Eastern U.S., focusing on solid construction features in designer styles and finishes at competitive prices.
Founded in 1980, Brooke Chase Associates is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management professionals within the building materials and kitchen/bath industries.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media