Batavia, Illinois — Parksite, Inc. has announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Higgins to senior vice president of sales. Previously serving as Parksite’s director of national accounts, Higgins advanced to director of sales and was quickly promoted to vice president of sales for the Parksite Lumber & Building Material business unit.
“On behalf of Parksite and its Board of Directors, it is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Bob to this important expanded role,” said Ron Heitzman, president and CEO. “Bob’s experience, leadership and dedication since joining Parksite are significant factors in establishing the sales focus, supplier relationship and organizational structure to position us to grow and expand. I have the utmost confidence in Bob’s ability to build on these efforts in leading Parksite’s sales teams positively forward.”
Higgins brings more than 25 years of industry experience to this this newly-created senior vice president role, the company announced. Higgins will lead sales in all business units including Parksite Surfaces, Parksite LBM, Atlantic Plywood Corporation, and the Therma-Tru Door manufacturing facilities.
“After over 16 years with the Parksite organization I am extremely proud and excited to be a part of the continued progress and development of the company,” Higgins said. “It is an exciting time to be in the building industry and drive new trends and navigate the rapidly evolving industry.”
Before joining Parksite, Higgins began his building industry career in lumber sales with Weyerhaeuser Company.
Founded in 1971 Parksite is 100% employee-owned. Nationally, with the acquisition of Atlantic Plywood Corporation, Parksite has 22 locations and over 725 employee-owners.