LBM Advantage honored in New York state

The forest products and LBM cooperative has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York state.
LBM Advantage previously gained honors as a great workplace in 2020.

LBM Advantage has been named one of the 2023 Best Companies to Work for in New York state by the New York State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, Best Companies Group, and the Rochester Business Journal. 

LBM Advantage previously participated in the 2020 survey and also earned top company distinction that year.

Best Companies to Work for in New York identifies, recognizes, and honors the best places of employment in New York in three categories: small companies (15-99 employees), medium companies (100-249 employees) and large companies (250 or more employees) 

To determine final rankings, Best Companies Group evaluated workplace policies, practices, and demographics in addition to surveys that measure employee experience.

“This year’s Best Companies to Work for in New York know the importance of communication, onboarding, feedback loops, flexibility, and diversity and inclusion in a successful work environment. They make sure their staffers feel appreciated, engaged, and successful,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, managing director of BridgeTower Media. “Along with our partners, the New York State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Best Companies Group, we are honored to recognize the accomplishments of these outstanding businesses.”

LBM Advantage Human Resources Director, Kellianne Lundgren, said, “I am incredibly proud to work for an organization that has landed on the Best Companies list for a second time.”

“At LBM Advantage we put our employees first, and we allow them to bring their whole selves to work,” Lundgren added. “Our leadership team views our employees as our greatest asset and our culture helps us retain top talent as a result. The LBM Advantage team is a family that I am humbled to be a part of, and it is evident that many of my colleagues feel the same.”

LBM Advantage is a member-owned forest products and building materials cooperative comprised of some of the industry’s premier independent LBM retailers. The cooperative’s mission is to provide a competitive advantage for its members by leveraging their collective power.

The co-op operates four locations in New Windsor, New York; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Smithfield, North Carolina; and Conroe, Texas.

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