EIGHTY FOUR, Penn. — 84 Lumber has named Mike Kamouyerou, Co-Manager of 84 Lumber’s store in Greenville, S.C. store as its Rookie of the Year for 2017.
“We started this program to recognize new store associates who are always looking for new ways to learn, improve and grow,” said 84 Lumber’s Chief Operating Officer Frank Cicero. “Mike’s strong work ethic, positive attitude and eagerness to challenge himself make him an exemplary Rookie of the Year and overall 84 Lumber associate. He’s well positioned to be a successful future leader for our business.”
Kamouyerou was one of more than 20 nominees selected from more than 250 stores around the country. A Pittsburgh native, Kamouyerou began his career with the company as a manager trainee at the Bridgeville, Penn., store in February 2017. He was promoted to co-manager of the Greenville location in October 2017.
Rookie of the Year candidates are evaluated on their achievements in their first year, including promotions, growth opportunities and commitment to 84 Lumber’s core values. Nominees are first interviewed by their area manager and divisional vice president. Each divisional finalist is then interviewed by a leadership panel at the company’s Team Headquarters.