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84 Lumber Celebrates Top Associates from 2019 During Annual Awards Banquet

EIGHTY FOUR, PA. – On the heels of one of its most successful years to date, 84 Lumber, the nation’s largest privately held building materials and manufactured components supplier, honored its top performing associates who have made positive impacts within the company and across the country. The awards were presented during the company’s annual awards banquet on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania.

The most notable awards of the night were presented to Mark Ingersoll, area manager in Georgia and Eastern Tennessee; Dan Jones, manager of the North Charlotte store; and Joseph Payne, co-manager of the Lynchburg, Virginia store. Ingersoll was honored as the Area Manager of the Year for the second time, having won the award his first time as the area manager in Florida.

Jones was presented with the coveted Manager of the Year Award after celebrating his 30th year with the company. This is Jones’ sixth time winning the award, once as the manager in Toledo, Ohio and five times as the leader of the ever-growing North Charlotte location.  

Payne took home the Rookie of the Year Award and was selected among the top four qualified candidates representing each division in the company. All top candidates were selected by their divisional vice president and interviewed by senior leadership at 84 Lumber team headquarters. Payne demonstrated quick success and a strong commitment to 84 Lumber.

“Recognizing our dedicated associates and celebrating their achievements with our 84 family is something we look forward to every year,” said 84 Lumber Owner Maggie Hardy Knox. “These associates exemplify the values that our company was founded on, and I’m proud of their accomplishments and grateful for their dedication to making 84 Lumber the best in the industry.”

Other honorees included Manufacturing Manager of the Year, Buyer of the Year, Team Headquarters MVP and more. Various merit awards were also presented for best sales performance and improvement.

Since first opening its doors for business in 1956, 84 Lumber has experienced exponential growth and now has more than 250 stores and 5,600 associates nationwide. In 2020, 84 Lumber is actively targeting new areas for growth including opening new stores, component plants and EWP facilities. To learn more about 84 Lumber’s 2020 award winners and to see photos from the evening, follow @84Lumber on social media.


Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Eighty Four, Pennsylvania, 84 Lumber Company is the nation’s largest privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components and industry-leading services for single- and multi-family residences and commercial buildings. The company operates nearly 250 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops and engineered wood product centers in more than 30 states. 84 Lumber also offers turnkey installation services for a variety of products, including framing, insulation, siding, windows, roofing, decking and drywall. A certified national women’s business enterprise owned by Maggie Hardy Knox, 84 Lumber was named by Forbes as one of America’s Largest Private Companies in 2018 and one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2019. For more information, visit or join us at and

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