Vice President of Operations
As vice president of operations, Mike Jost is responsible for ABC Supply’s operations, safety, education, real estate, marketing and merchandising functions. He has spent his entire career in the building products distribution business, and his experience at the branch, district and region levels gives him a strong field perspective.
Before taking on his current assignment in October 2013, Mike served as manager of ABC Supply’s Mid- Atlantic District. He began his career as an outside sales representative, and then branch manager, for Washington Roofing Products Co. He came to ABC Supply in 2002 as branch manager in Springfield, Va. when ABC Supply purchased Washington Roofing as part of its acquisition of Cameron Ashley Building Products. He joined the Northeast Region team as sales and marketing manager in 2005, later serving as business manager - siding and windows. He returned to manage the Springfield branch in May 2008, attaining Managing Partner status and earning his President’s Club jacket. He became district manager in 2012.
Mike was a core member of the team that developed ABC Supply’s Customer Service Delivery System (CSDS) and has been instrumental in supporting many other initiatives.
He has a Master of Business Administration degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va.