12 episodes

The WCLBMA Podcast is a new show that aims to provide leadership and management insights for the lumber and building materials industry. The podcast features interviews with industry leaders and experts, thought-provoking discussions, and actionable advice. It promises to be both informative and entertaining.

About the WCLBMA:
The West Coast Lumber and Building Materials Association (WCLBMA) is one of the largest regional lumber and building materials associations in the country and the foremost voice of the industry in the region. Government action, educational programs and seminars, business contacts, communications on important issues and networking events are just a few examples of the power of the association and the value of being a member.

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The WCLBMA Podcast is a new show that aims to provide leadership and management insights for the lumber and building materials industry. The podcast features interviews with industry leaders and experts, thought-provoking discussions, and actionable advice. It promises to be both informative and entertaining.

About the WCLBMA:
The West Coast Lumber and Building Materials Association (WCLBMA) is one of the largest regional lumber and building materials associations in the country and the foremost voice of the industry in the region. Government action, educational programs and seminars, business contacts, communications on important issues and networking events are just a few examples of the power of the association and the value of being a member.

    Ep. 12: Rocky Bleier - 4x Super Bowl Champion, Purple Heart and Bronze Star Recipient

    Ep. 12: Rocky Bleier - 4x Super Bowl Champion, Purple Heart and Bronze Star Recipient

    In episode 12 of The WCLBMA Podcast, Rocky Bleier, 4-time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers recalls how he almost never made it to the NFL after injuries suffered during the Vietnam War. He describes his road back to recovery and shares a story about how he almost gave up on his dream.
    This episode is brought to you by Humboldt Sawmill & Allweather Wood
    More information about WCLBMA: https://lumberassociation.org/
    WCLBMA Upcoming Events: https://lumberassociation.org/calendar-of-upcoming-events/
    WCLBMA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wclbma/
    WCLBMA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@WCLBMA

    • 33 min
    Ep. 11: Sam Patti, Vice President of Sales, Southwest Region at Humboldt Sawmill

    Ep. 11: Sam Patti, Vice President of Sales, Southwest Region at Humboldt Sawmill

    In episode 11 of The WCLBMA Podcast, Sam Patti, Vice President of Sales, Southwest Region at Humboldt Sawmill shares insights on negotiation tactics, emphasizing the need for a balanced approach and the strategic use of silence. Patti stresses the significance of accountability and preparation, as well as delivering on commitments. He also underscores the value of attending the WCLBMA Annual Conference as it allows him to foster connections and gain new perspectives on the industry.
    This episode is brought to you by Humboldt Sawmill & Allweather Wood
    More information about WCLBMA: https://lumberassociation.org/
    WCLBMA Upcoming Events: https://lumberassociation.org/calendar-of-upcoming-events/
    WCLBMA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wclbma/
    WCLBMA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@WCLBMA

    • 32 min
    Ep. 10: Stephanie Barrios, Sales Manager at Ganahl Lumber

    Ep. 10: Stephanie Barrios, Sales Manager at Ganahl Lumber

    In episode 10 of The WCLBMA Podcast, Stephanie Barrios, Sales Manager at Ganahl Lumber and leader of the Second Growth Group at WCLBMA discusses her journey into the lumber industry. She emphasises the importance of taking a chance on oneself and the value of networking and building relationships in the industry.
    Barrios also highlights the role of WCLBMA's Second Growth Group in educating and motivating young professionals in the industry and encourages those interested in joining to visit the WCLBMA website, attend events, and engage with experienced professionals.
    This episode is brought to you by Humboldt Sawmill & Allweather Wood
    More information about WCLBMA: https://lumberassociation.org/
    WCLBMA Upcoming Events: https://lumberassociation.org/calendar-of-upcoming-events/
    WCLBMA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wclbma/
    WCLBMA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@WCLBMA

    • 22 min
    Ep 9: Lauren Pruett, Commodity Buyer at Taiga Building Products

    Ep 9: Lauren Pruett, Commodity Buyer at Taiga Building Products

    In episode 9 of The WCLBMA Podcast, Lauren Pruett, Commodity Buyer at Taiga Building Products, discusses her background, including growing up in South Carolina, her experiences working as a pyrotechnician, and her passion for skydiving. Lauren addresses the challenges facing the construction industry today, around pricing volatility, shortages, and weather.  She also emphasizes the importance of strategic buying and vendor programs to navigate these challenges successfully.
    This episode is brought to you by Humboldt Sawmill & Allweather Wood
    More information about WCLBMA: https://lumberassociation.org/
    WCLBMA Upcoming Events: https://lumberassociation.org/calendar-of-upcoming-events/
    WCLBMA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wclbma/
    WCLBMA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@WCLBMA

    • 21 min
    Ep 8: Paulo Sitolini, Senior Vice President, COO at Hayward Lumber

    Ep 8: Paulo Sitolini, Senior Vice President, COO at Hayward Lumber

    In episode 8 of The WCLBMA Podcast, Paulo Sitolini, the Senior Vice President and COO of Hayward Lumber, shares his life journey from growing up in a Brazilian lumberyard to becoming a leader in the lumber industry. He discusses the impact learning English as a foreign exchange student had on his leadership style, emphasizing the value of listening. Sitolini highlights the importance of curiosity in his team members, believing it drives innovation and improvement. He also encourages healthy debate and idea exchange but cautions against making discussions personal in order to maintain a positive work environment.
    This episode is brought to you by Humboldt Sawmill & Allweather Wood
    More information about WCLBMA: https://lumberassociation.org/
    WCLBMA Upcoming Events: https://lumberassociation.org/calendar-of-upcoming-events/
    WCLBMA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wclbma/
    WCLBMA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@WCLBMA

    • 36 min
    Ep. 7: Bill Walton, NBA Legend

    Ep. 7: Bill Walton, NBA Legend

    In episode 7 of The WCLBMA Podcast, we revist NBA Legend and Hall of Famer Bill Walton's Keynote speech from the 2022 annual convention in San Diego.  Bill talks about the adversity he faced to become one of the NBA's top 75 players of all time.  He shares stories from his playing days and recalls coaches who influenced him the most.
    This episode is brought to you by Humboldt Sawmill & Allweather Wood
    More information about WCLBMA: https://lumberassociation.org/
    WCLBMA Upcoming Events: https://lumberassociation.org/calendar-of-upcoming-events/
    WCLBMA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wclbma/
    WCLBMA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@WCLBMA

    • 18 min

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