NRLA: Positive in Connecticut


The Northeast Retail Lumber Association's LBM Expo took place Feb. 2 to 4 at the Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Conn.


Tom Shay, standing, delivered a "Profits Plus" Seminar during the 2011 LBM Expo. Shay is a columnist, business coach and fourth-generation family business owner.  


Mike Yazwiniski of Russin Lumber (third from right) is incoming president of the Northeastern Young Lumber Execs. Other officers include, from left, Jen Quinlan, Litman Gerson Associates; Jordan Russin, Russin Lumber; Kevin Keillor Jr., Thurber Lumber; Mike Miller, One Tree Distribution; Bob Bicknell, Bicknell Building Supply; and Dan Martin, Reeb Millwork.

NRLA Holbrook

Albany, N.Y.-based wholesale distributor Holbrook Lumber took home one of the best booth awards at the Expo. Pictured here are Holbrook Lumber CEO Peter Krihak and NRLA president Rita Ferris.

NRLA Starborn

Starborn Industries, makers and distributors of innovative fasteners, was a winner of one of the LBM Expo's best booth awards.

NRLA Moulding

Paul Harvey of Moulding and Millwork talks to dealers at the 2011 LBM Expo.