President/General Manager Mike Lane
Born in Southern California, Mike attended University of California at Fullerton, majoring in economics and finance. He spent 18 years in the construction industry in roles from field engineering, sales and marketing to Vice President before moving to Salmon. In 1993 he joined QB Corporation and in 1996 assumed his present position as President/General Manager.
Sales Manager – Bob Butch
Bob Butch – Bob was born in Pennsylvania where he attended high school & technical school. He moved to the west in the early 1980’s. Bob started at QB in 1995 in the finish dept., as a fabricator. He spent several years in this department before being transferred to Quality Assurance. As a QA he learned lumber grading, did extensive glulam testing, and problem solving for quality issues. Bob know all aspects of the glulam industry, and works diligently to assure customers satisfaction.
Shipping – Glenn Goluet
Glenn runs our shipping and scheduling departments and he is responsible for rotating stock to ensure customers alwasy receive fresh clean inventory. He has be at QB for over 32 years and understands all aspects of manufacturing, handling and storage. This experience allows him to efffectively schedule product and to safely load and ship on time and on schedule.
Sales – Karl Nichols
Karl has been with QB for 17 years including the past five at the sales desk. Prior to that he worked in the plant in prettyet it on the much every department so he possesses a great understanding of what is required to make our products. Karl also assists in proper loading and shipping of material.
Rockie was born in Brigham City Utah and moved to Salmon in 1985 to start his own business. He joined QB corporation in 1988. Rockie is knowledgable in most all areas of our production lines. He is currently the maintenance supervisor and purchasing agent for the plant. In addition he supervises all construction activities in the plant.
Shawn was raised in the Lemhi Valley where he attended high school. Shawn started at QB Corp. in 1994 in the Glue Room where he worked for several years before being transferred to several different departments in the Mill. Shawn has been Supervisor of 3 different departments and advanced himself to Swing Shift Supervisor and then later to Production Manager. Shawn knows all aspects of the Glulam Industry from raw materials to the finished product. His great attitude and working knowledge makes him a great fit for the Production Manager’s position. Shawn has taken Management Skills Courses and is a Certified Lumber Grader. Shawn loves the outdoors and is part of the Lemhi County Fire Department and Salmon Search Rescue.
Quality Assurance – Mike Shippy
Born in Montana but raised in Salmon. He has worked in and around the lumber industry all his life and joined QB in 1984. Mike’s atttitude is that production and quality go hand in hand. Mike has worked in the plant in all aspects of beam manufacturing from lumber grading through the finish line. Mike supervises the QA department and is responsible for product testing and approval. He is a certified AITC lumber grader and inspector.