Employee Testimonials
Why Alexander Lumber? Here, employees share their perspectives on what they enjoy most about working for the company.

“I enjoy working with all co-workers, and Alexander Lumber is a great company to work for.”

Chris Svoboda

Yard Associate, Alexander Lumber Cortland

“The best thing about working at Alexander Lumber is we are all one big team. Everyone will roll up their sleeves to help one another at any given moment, no questions asked. We are here to help one another, and I am glad that we have one another to lean on.”

Michelle Bolf

Credit Manager, Alexander Lumber Corporate Headquarters

“The best thing about Alexander Lumber is their commitment and caring for their customers and employees.”

Mark McCall

Truck Driver, Alexander Lumber Cortland

“I like working for Alexander Lumber Co. because it is like a family to me. I started with the company in 1992 when I was 18 years old, and through the years, I have been able to move up in the company. You are with your coworkers more than your own family, and I also believed this was my family as well. Alexander Lumber Co. has been by my side for personal achievements, weddings, deaths in the family, births, and so much more. That is why I love working for Alexander Lumber Co.”

Tim Barker

Outside Sales Representative, Alexander Lumber Chicago Market

“The satisfaction I get, knowing I’m helping keep a 129-year-old tradition moving forward.”

Dave Swineheart

Truck Driver, Alexander Lumber Cortland


“The best thing about working for Alexander Lumber is their commitment to their people and always pushing for people to grow.”

Gordon Viers

Alexander Lumber


“I love running my saw.”

Anna Fritz

Truss Sawyer, Alexander Lumber Cortland Truss

“As a new addition to Alexander Lumber, the best thing about working here is the encouragement our team provides one another. Our team is in constant communication with each other to provide our customers the best service to support for their designs and creativity. I am truly blessed and grateful for the friendships I have made and the mentorship that is available for me to learn and grow as an individual.”

Maria Johannes

Inside Sales Trainee, Alexander Lumber Oconomowoc

“The people, plain and simple. From great co-workers, to many happy repeat customers, it’s all about the environment we create here. You can’t beat it.”

Garrett Miller

Inside Sales Representative, Alexander Lumber Elkhorn