As a 30+ year veteran of the LBM industry, Dena has dedicated her career to learning all facets of the LBM industry. As a strategic builder of people and programs, building strong companies is her passion. Her well-rounded experience has given her a unique perspective into our rapidly changing industry and believes that creating strategies for sustainability through succession planning and leadership development programs is fundamental to the success of any organization. She has held various positions in her career, from trading commodities, purchasing, and sales management for Georgia Pacific and Boise Cascade, to Director of Sales for Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company, and Vice President of Organizational Development for Kodiak Building Partners. She studied at the University of Northern Colorado and Kennedy University and holds a degree in business management.