Jerry White - Owner/Manager
Jerry began his building materials career at Jack Fry Lumber Co., in Oct. of 1967, as a distributive education student as a junior at Coronado High School. He worked as a yard hand and delivery driver until the tornado in 1970 and became yard foreman at that time. Jerry graduated from Texas Tech University in Dec. of 1973, with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Marketing. In 1983, Jerry took over as manager/owner and operated the business successfully until Oct. of 1991. At this point in Jerry's career he became commercial sales manager of Payless Cashways/Lubbock. Next Jerry moved on to a sales position with Badley Wholesale Lumber, Walker Lumber Co., Jeld-Wen Inc., and Stock Building materials, until April 2010. Jerry has been happily married since 1971 and enjoys golf when time allows. Jerry's only child, Jeremy, was born in 1978, and now works with him at White Building Materials.
Jackie White – Comptroller
Jackie is a native Texan and grew up in Lubbock, where she has resided for all of her adult life. After graduating with a Business Degree from Texas Tech University, she worked with her mother and husband at Jack Fry Lumber Company, for 14 years, where she acquired hands on experience with the financial operations of a lumber yard. Jackie has 19 years' experience in Account Payables, Receivables, and Payroll, as well as 13 years' experience in management. She manages the financial responsibilities of White Building Materials, including Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger and Payroll. Jackie is excited about working with her husband and son, in a family owned and locally operated business.
Jeremy White – Outside Sales Representative
Jeremy White is a fourth generation lumberman. Jeremy was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 2000 with a degree in Marketing/Business. He began his career as an Outside Sales Representative in 2001. Jeremy is experienced in dealing with residential, multifamily, and commerical sales projects. Jeremy has three sons Aiden, Ethan, and Owen.
Abel Sanchez – Outside Sales Representative
Abel Sanchez is a native Texan, born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. He has been in the lumber and hardware business since 1975, experienced in both the wholesale and contractor side of the business. Abel has acquired more than 35 years experience employed with many well known companies, including Kaibab, Badley Lumber, Galbraith Wholesale, Foxworth Galbraith, Lumber Inc., Probuild, and Lumber Products. Abel enjoys working at White Building Materials because it is a locally owned and operated lumber yard that is committed to delivering quality materials and because it is focused on looking out for the customer.
TJ Sanchez – Outside Sales Representative
TJ was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas, where he spent the first 20 years of his life. Growing up he watched and learned from his father, as his father was promoted from an order puller to outside sales with a local lumber company. TJ gained valuable knowledge, while observing his dad, which he uses in his work and also in his life. One skill TJ learned is the importance of earning trust. TJ has a strong faith in his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, knowing that with Christ he can do all things. This drives every area of TJ's life. TJ resided in Las Cruces, NM for 10 years before returning to Lubbock. While in Las Cruces, TJ received a Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies, with a minor in Marketing, from New Mexico State University. He also met his lovely wife Christina and began his family there. He and Christina have two children, daughter Mia, and son Bryton. After being around the lumber industry his entire life TJ finally jumped in and began his career in the building material industry in 2005. TJ expanded his knowledge of the building material industry while employed at Lumber Inc., ProBuild, and BMC West. Now working at White Building Materials, TJ is excited about the opportunity to be back in Lubbock, and the opportunity to serve his customers with trust, hard work, and a commitment to building strong relationships with his customers.
Kevin Sanchez – Operations Manager/Estimator
Kevin was born in Lubbock and from a very young age has been in and around the construction industry. He first gained knowledge and experience in the construction industry while working for his father, who had his own construction company, and who had worked in the construction industry all of his life. In 1997 Kevin moved to San Antonio where he partnered with his father. They established a successful construction company that specialized in all types of construction, from remodels to new residential home and commercial construction. In 2010 Kevin moved back to Lubbock and is proud to be part of the team at White Building Materials. Kevin uses his knowledge and skills, acquired from his life experiences in the construction industry, to better serve the customer.
Manuel Rosales - Yard Foreman
Manuel originated from Cuidad Juarez Chihuahua, Mexico. In 1986, he and his family, wife Blanca, son Manuel Jr., and daughters, Bertha and Llanvreisy, moved to Albuquerque, NM. In 1991, Manuel began his lumber career with Lumber Inc., the biggest lumber yard in Albuquerque, where he quickly acquired the skills to build wall panels and wood trusses. Within a short period of time, Manuel was promoted to pulling orders and performing numerous other duties. In 2003, Lumber Inc. was purchased by Pro Build and Manuel remained, fulfilling the same position. With his work experiences, Manuel was invited to be part of the White Building Material family. Manuel enjoys working with WBM because of our dedication to providing great customer service.
Danielle Noey – Window & Door Estimator/Inside Sales
Danielle Noey was born and raised in Lubbock, TX. She has been in the building industry since 2005 working as a customer service/inside sales representative. Danielle came to White Building Materials on November 2013 as the window and door estimator and inside sales. She is married to her high school sweetheart Cody and they have two boys, Landen and Easton. Danielle enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is excited for what the future holds joining the White Building Materials family.
Raul Olvera Jr. - Inside Sales
Raul Olvera Jr. was born in Harlingen, Texas. His family relocated to Dimmitt, Texas, where Raul spent his childhood growing up. Raul married his High School sweetheart and relocated to Lubbock, Texas, where they are raising their three amazing children. Raul is very family-oriented and has a strong faith in believing that hard work and dedication will be a blessing for him and his family. Raul began working for White Building Materials in 2011. He began as a Swamper and moved up to a Forklift Driver within the same year. With his strong work ethics, he moved up to Inside Sales in 2016. He is truly grateful that the company has taken time and energy to invest in him as well as his collegues. Raul is dedicated to working with White Building Materials, as he says, "It's not just a company, it's family."
La Chana Gilbert - Accounting Assistant
La Chana born and raised in Ralls, Texas, where she grew up on her family's farm. Upon graduating high school, she attended South Plains College and Tartleton State University. She moved to Snyder where she raised her two children, son, Tyrelle and daughter, Laramie. She spent her free time following them all over Texas for rodeos and stock shows. La Chana has 10 plus years in the financial industry, 8 plus years in accounting, and 10 plus years in retail and customer service. She moved to Lubbock in 2016 to work for White Building Materials as an Accounting Assistant. She is responsible for accounts payable, receivables, and payroll. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and dogs; as well as doing freelance photography. She is looking forward to her future with White Building Materials.