Tom Armstrong is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Mercier as
Vice President of Sales and Operations. Chris is a graduate of Florida State
University and has served in our industry for nearly seventeen years, most
recently with JELD-WEN Windows & Doors as Vice President of Sales. “We are
excited to have Chris join the team and look forward to the insight and experience
his leadership will bring to the company. Please help me in welcoming Chris and
his family to Dyke Industries.”
– Tom Armstrong
Dyke Industries is pleased to announce the acquisition of Morgan Wightman
Supply Company to their distribution network. Morgan Wightman is a leading
distributor of millwork and millwork related products in the greater Kansas City,
Missouri area. The Morgan Wightman Management team consists of Jerry Sutton,
General Manager and Bill Ward, Assistant Manager. Both Jerry and Bill have a
Combined 65 years of millwork distribution experience.
This year marks the 150th Anniversary of Dyke Industries, Inc. We all take
great pride in being part of a company that has remained one of the most
respected and successful in our industry. We commemorate this milestone,
and thank all of our employees, both past and present, for their loyalty and
commitment in making our company what it is today.
Tom Armstrong, President/CEO of Dyke Industries, Inc. has announced
the appointment of our new General Manager in Nashville, Tennessee,
Tom has had extensive experience in the millwork distribution business
for a number of years.
Tom and his wife, Shannon, are the parents of three children. We welcome
Tom to our company, and wish him much success in his new endeavor.
Left to Right: Merritt P. Dyke, Chairman of the Board, Cliff Cornelius,
Senior Vice-President of Sales and Operations, Tom Armstrong, President
and CEO and James T. Dyke, Chairman Emeritus.
January 1, 2013
Tom Armstrong, President of Dyke Industries, assumed the
additional role of Chief Executive Officer. Tom has been with
our company for 14 years, and previously managed the D.I.
Atlanta operation. He is broadly experienced in millwork
distribution and known for his energetic leadership.
March 1, 2013
Effective March 1, 2013, Chairman of the Board, James T.
Dyke, has assumed the role of Chairman Emeritus. He is
succeeded by Vice-Chairman, Merritt P. Dyke, who has
January 26, 2012
Tom Armstrong, D.I. President, is pleased to announce the appointment
of Cliff Cornelius as Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations.
Cliff’s expertise in management, as well as in branch operations, will be an
invaluable asset to our company.
July 9, 2012
Eric Cashen is our new branch manager at Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Eric has a background of 21 years, and a successful career, in sales and
management in our industry.
Eric and his wife, Samantha, have eight children, ranging in age from four
months to 15 years, and they are looking forward to this new opportunity in
July 16, 2012
Robin Parker has been appointed as our new manager in Erlanger, Kentucky.
Robin has had 33 years experience and success in sales and management,
and most recently was our branch manager at Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Robin and his wife, Marian, have two children. We wish Robin much success
in this new endeavor in Erlanger.
December 31, 2012
Fred W. Edick, CEO, has retired after 33 years of service at Dyke Industries,
Inc. Under his leadership, our company grew and expanded throughout the
Southeast and Ohio River Valley. Mr. Edick joined Dyke Industries in July
of 1979. We all wish Mr. Edick a healthy and happy retirement!