Bobby Killingsworth, President of Fulcrum Building Group & Founding Member – 30+ years of lumber and building materials distribution experience. Bobby founded Navarre Lumber in 1990 and has served as President since that time. Bobby and his family have also been active in property development and management in the Navarre, FL area for over 50 years. He graduated from the University of West Florida in 1984.
John Pugh, Executive Vice President of Fulcrum Building Group & Founding Member – John brings over 30 years of building products experience to the group. John and his brother, Jay Pugh, acquired South Bay Ace Hardware, Lumber & Paint in April 2000. Since the acquisition, sales have increased four-fold. Prior to acquiring South Bay, John was sales manager for T.R. Miller Mill Co., Brewton, AL, a regional lumber mill, from 1996-2000. Previous to that position John worked for Louisiana Pacific Corp. from 1989 to 1996 in various roles including sawmill operator, shipping & logistics supervisor, lumber sales, and operations manager for six sawmills. John graduated from Auburn University in 1989 with BA in Speech Communications.
Jay Pugh, President of South Bay Lumber & Founding Member – Jay started his professional career in the dental sector, but changed direction in 1988 when he went to work for Louisiana Pacific at their Athens, GA OSB plant as a purchasing agent. Continuing in the building supply industry, in 1996 he accepted a position with Great Southern Wood Preserve doing inside treated lumber sales for the southern territory. In April 2000, Jay purchased South Bay Ace Hardware, Lumber & Paint with his brother, John Pugh.
Keith Wesley, Vice President of Ford Lumber – Keith has been with Ford Lumber for 13+ years. Prior he was with Georgia Pacific for 20+ years, where he served in several roles on the Gulf Coast to include territory manager and branch manager.