HBSDealer hires LBM Editor

An experienced business journalist joins the staff to bolster coverage and analysis of fast-paced sector.

Andy Carlo is HBSDealer's new LBM Editor.

New York – HBSDealer, the building products and home improvement retailing magazine of Lebhar-Friedman Inc., announced the hiring of Andrew Carlo as LBM Editor. In his new position, Carlo will lead HBSDealer’s coverage of lumberyards, building products and LBM distributors.                  

"We are thrilled to have Andy return to HBSDealer.”

Carlo brings almost 20 years of journalism and communications experience to the position, including editorial positions at Hanley Wood and the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association. He also covered the building supply industry as an editor for Home Channel News, the forerunner of HBSDealer.

He will report to Ken Clark, editor in chief of HBSDealer.

“We are thrilled to have Andy return to HBSDealer,” Clark said. “Without a doubt, his experience and enthusiasm for the industry will build on the momentum of HBSDealer and HBSDealer.com, which has experienced double-digit readership growth in 2017.”

Carlo’s duties at HBSDealer will include covering product trends and financial news, tracking the impact of consolidation and competition, and spotlighting high-performing building supply dealers.   

Carlo can be contacted at acarlo@hbsdealer.com.

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