Chris Borrego steps in as Builders CEO

Effective today, Chris Borrego will assume responsibilities as president and CEO of Kearney, Neb.-based Builders, reporting to founder and owner Myron Andersen, who will become chairman of the company's board of directors.

“Builders is an organization that values its customers and is always looking for ways to exceed their expectations,” Borrego said. “This is made possible, in part, due to the quality of our employees and their dedication to superior customer service. I am honored to lead this organization and continue traditions that have made Builders an industry leader.”

Borrego has been with the company since 2010 and has served in several functions, including corporate sales manager, COO and, most recently, EVP & general manager.

Borrego has 30 years of experience in the LBM industry with numerous managerial roles overseeing sales, manufacturing, retail and more. His resume spans both public and privately held organizations in rural and metro markets.

Builders was honored by HCN as the 2013 Tools of the Trade winner.