Stark Stories

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Marc Ekstrom

Mark started in 1997 as an entry level helper, and has since grown to be a successful truss design technician.

Janet Scholey

Janet started in 1997 as a grader. Since then she has been a machine operator, and is currently the crew leader in the I-Joint building.

Ernest Arambula

Ernest started in 1997 as an entry level helper, and has since grown to become a head design technician.

Jeff Coulter

Jeff started in 1984 working as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a plant manager.

Don Eddlemon

Don started in 1984 as an entry-level helper, and has since grown to become a production manager.


Scott Stewart

Scott started in 1987 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a truss design technician.

Kevin Hollar

Kevin started in 1986 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a truss design technician.

Jeff Collins

Jeff started in 2012 as an entry-level helper, and has since grown to become a Stark Truss Truck Driver.

Mike Cooper

Mike started in 1989 as an entry-level helper, and has since grown to become a Stark Truss Supervisor.

Matt Fergison

Matt started in 2014 as an entry-level helper and has since grown into a dispatcher.


Scott Garinger

Scott started in 1989 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become the maintenance supervisor.

George Morris

George started in 1999 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a scheduler.

Mike Seymour

Mike started in 1998 as an entry-level helper and has grown to become a Stark Truss Supervisor.

Chad Spires

Chad started in 1999 as a special products builder and has since grown into a quality control position.

Jason Butler

Jason started in 2017 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a lead yard man.


Paul Taylor

Paul started in 2013 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a chord saw operator.

Donald Larkins

Donald started in 2018 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a web saw operator.

Brad Moore

Brad started in 2010 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to be an abby saw operator.

Brandon Stookey

Brandon started in 2018 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become a lead yard man.

Dalton Hess

Dalton started in 2018 as an entry-level helper and has since grown to become an abby saw operator.


Wayne Cotterman

Wayne started in 2016 as an entry level helper, and has since grown to become a lead yard man.

Cory Carl

Cory Carl started as an entry level helper and has since grown to become a vital member of our fab shop and corporate maintenance team.

Jason Gruver

Jason started in 1994 as a sawyer. In 2000 became a truss design technician and then in 2015 joined the CMF division as a technician.

Randy Cape

Randy started in 1989 as an entry level helper and became a truss design technician in 1995. In 2018 he became a salesman.

Jr Howell

Jr started in 1985 as an entry level helper. He has since grown to become a production manager.


James Bradley

James started in 2007 in an entry level maintenance position and is now our DC and Southern Virginia outside sales rep.

Ben Hardison

Ben started with Stark Truss in 2008 doing inside sales, truss tech work, and filling in with production as needed. He has since grown to take on the role of plant manager at the Franklin, KY location.

Mario Arambula

Mario started in 1998 at an entry level help and is now a Commercial/Multi-Family Design Technician.

Robert Board

Robert started at an entry level production helper at Beach City in 1999 and is now a Commercial/Multi-Family Wall Panel Designer.

Nolan Wolf

Nolan started in 2014 as an entry level saw helper and is now a CMF technician.

Nate Ream

Nate started with Stark Truss in 2002 as an entry level production helper. He served 4 years in inside sales, 10 years as a CMF outside salesperson, and it now working as a trader in the Stark Forest Division.

Jimmy Linthicum

Jimmy Started with Stark Truss in 1989 as an entry level production helper. He has been a press operator, sawyer, and now works in the shipping and receiving yard.

Jason Teall

Jason started in 1998 as an entry level production helper. He has grown throughout the shop and is now the human resources manager for the company.

Robert Brown

Robert has been with Stark Truss in Summerville since its opening. He started as an entry level production helper and has grown to become a reliable sawyer.

James Freeman

James started with Stark Truss in 2015 as a production helper. He has since been a sawyer and is now a vital part of our maintenance department.

Lacey Comins

Lacey started in 2017 as an entry level production helper. She has since grown to become a floor leader, and now operates the component saw.

Robert Donahue

Robert started in 2015 as an entry level production helper. He has since grown to become a table leader, and is now a shift supervisor.

Lincoln Dorie

Lincoln started in 2016 as an entry level production helper. He has since grown to become a Class A CDL driver.

Brad Dousharm

Brad started in 2015 as an entry level production helper. He has since been a sawyer, shift supervisor, designer, and is now an outside salesman.

Gray Durant

Gray started in 2015 as an entry level administrative assistant. She has since grown to become the office manager, and is now also working in inside sales and truss design.

Ryan Stieringer

Ryan started in 2015 as an entry level production helper. He has since been a table leader and is now a shift supervisor.

Cole Stanley

Cole started in 2016 as an entry level production helper. He has since grown to become a production manager.

Tom Rufener

Tom started as an entry level production laborer in 2014. He has since grown to become a CMF Truss and wall panel technician.

Edwin Zometa

Edwin started with Trussco in 2002 as an entry level production laborer. He has since grown to become a successful production supervisor.

Johnathan Burdick

Johnathan started as an entry level production laborer in 2015. He has since grown to become a lead sawyer.

Mike McKinnis

Mike started in 1998 as entry level production help. He has since been a production manager, plant manager, and is now an outside sales rep.

Aaron Hubbard

Aaron started in 2014 as an entry level production laborer. He has since grown to become a sawyer, and is now a crew leader on the wizard press.

Brandon Darlington

Brandon started with Stark Truss in 2015 as an entry level production laborer. He has since grown to become a press operator on the wizard table.

Joe Marshall

Joe started in 2015 as a driver transporting trusses, and has since grown to become a dispatcher.

Charles Rideout

Charles started with Modu-Tech in 1994 as an entry level production helper and has since grown to become a production manager.

Greg Rush

Greg started with Modu-Tech in 1992 as a sawyer and has since grown to become a commercial multifamily design technician.

Jonathan Hatcher

Jonathan started in 2018 as an entry level production helper. He has since grown to become a truss design technician.

Eric Cook

Eric started with Modu-Tech in 2002 as a sawyer. Since then he has grown to become the 2nd shift supervisor.

Jennifer Baker

Jennifer started in 1994 as an entry level production helper. She has since grown to become the Quality Control Supervisor.

Janet Scholey

Janet started in 1997 as a grader. Since then she has been a machine operator, and is currently the crew leader in the I-Joint building.