Bridgewell Resources elects industry veterans Kathleen Maier and Manco Snapp to board
TIGARD, Oregon. (Dec. 9, 2010) – Bridgewell Resources LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings LLC, has elected Kathleen Maier and Manco Snapp to its board of managers.
“Kathleen and Manco are respected veterans within the utility, construction, and infrastructure products and services industries and bring a depth of experience and expertise to the company,” said Atlas Holdings Chairman Andrew Bursky. “Having them actively engaged in Bridgewell is an exciting development for the organization.”
Ms. Maier began her career in sales at Esco Corp. in Portland, Oregon. Following 11 years with Esco, she served as Reynolds Aluminum’s regional outside sales manager for the Pacific Northwest. In 1978, Ms. Maier started Portland-based Kipp Industrial Steel Sales Inc., where for 22 years she and her employees brokered and represented manufacturers of carbon, stainless and nickel alloy products. In 2000, she retired from Kipp, and in 2002 she co-founded Michigan Seamless Tube and served as executive vice president of sales and marketing for the company which is a leading manufacturer of boiler tubes for power generation.
Having worked in the wood, utility, building, construction and chemical products industries for more than 35 years, Mr. Snapp’s most recent assignment was senior vice president of the building materials and specialty business divisions of International Paper Co., including the utility pole operations for the company. Previously, he served as president of Masonite Corp. and president and CEO of Arizona Chemical Co. Mr. Snapp is currently a member of the board of directors of Bend Memorial Clinic and Atlas Holdings portfolio company Wood Resources LLC.
Bridgewell Resources LLC is a leading global trading and wholesale distributor of timber and composite mats and utility and construction products like utility poles and crossarms, railroad ties, foundation and marine piling, timbers, bridges, sign posts, road barriers, solar energy and lighting systems, and a variety of architectural products. The company also trades and distributes such wood products as hardwood and softwood lumber and boards, moulding, millwork, cutstock, flooring, decking, and panel products like plywood, OSB, MDF and particleboard.
Based in Tigard, Oregon and an affiliate of Atlas Holdings LLC, Bridgewell Resources also trades and distributes a wide array of food and agricultural products, including baking ingredients, oils and shortening, organic and natural products, pulses and specialty crops, fertilizers and minerals, pet food and feed ingredients, and bird and grain seed. For more information, visit www.bridgewellresources.com.
Atlas Holdings LLC is an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Atlas companies employ more than 5,000 people and operate in a number of industrial sectors, including building materials, capital equipment, trading and wholesale distribution, steel mill services, wood products, packaging, and pulp and paper. Over the past 25 years, the principals of Atlas, in partnership with capable management teams, have built more than 40 companies in a variety of industries. For more information on Atlas, visit www.atlasholdingsllc.com.