Past  Presidents

Here is a list of SBCA's past presidents that have significantly contributed to the advancement of SBCA and the component industry.

  • 2020: Mike Ruede
    A-1 Roof Trusses
  • 2019: Greg Griggs
    Builders FirstSource
  • 2018: Jim Finkenhoefer
    True House Inc.
  • 2017: Jack Dermer
    American Truss LLC
  • 2016: Jess Lohse
    Rocky Mountain Truss Co.
    (now SBCA)
  • 2015: Rick Parrino
    Plum Building Systems, LLC
  • 2013 - 2014: Scott Ward
    Southern Components, Inc.
  • 2012: Steven L. Stroder
    ProBuild
    (now California TrusFrame LLC) 
  • 2011: Joseph D. Hikel
    Shelter Systems Limited
  • 2010: Steven A. Spradlin
    Capital Structures, Inc.
  • 2009: Ben Hershey
    4Ward Solutions Group
  • 2008: Robert J. Becht
    Chambers Truss, Inc.
    (Decesaed)
  • 2007: Barry Dixon
    True House, Inc.
  • 2006: Donald Groom
    Panel Truss Texas, Inc.
    (now TrussWorks LLC)
  • 2005: Kendall Hoyd
    Trussway Manufacturing, Inc.
  • 2004: Daniel N. Holland
    Clearspan Components, Inc.
  • 2003: Scott Arquilla
    Best Homes, Inc.
    (Retired)
  • 2002: Michael L. Ruede
    A-1 Roof Trusses
  • 2001: Mary Pat Keller
    Gateway Component Systems, LLC
  • 2000: Roger J. Gibbs
    SpaceJoist TE, LLC
    (Retired)
  • 1999: Richard W. Brown
    Truss Systems, Inc.
    (Retired)
  • 1998: David Gould
    (Retired)
  • 1997: Gary L. Sweatt, P.E.
    Sweatt Engineering
    (Retired)
  • 1996: Merle Nett
    Richco Structures
    (Retired)
  • 1995: Patrick M. McGuire,
    P.E., S.E.
  • 1994: Lee Vulgaris
    Reliable Truss
    (Retired)
  • 1992 - 1993: Don Hershey
    Imperial Components - TruTrus
    (Deceased)
  • 1991: Robert L. Ward
    Southern Components, Inc.
  • 1990: John R. Herring
    A-1 Roof Trusses

  • 1989: Rip Rogers
    Trussway Ltd.
    (Retired)
  • 1988: Koss Kinser
    Kintec, LLC
  • 1987: Leonard Sylk
    Shelter Systems Group
    (Retired)
  • 1986: Tom Carbeck
    (Deceased)
  • 1985: David Chambers
    Tru-Truss/Imperial Components
    (Deceased)
  • 1985: Staton Douthit
    Douthit Consulting Services
    (Deceased)
  • 1984: Ed Clark
    (Retired)