Growing up in the family business, Dave has worked at Balduzzi’s Lumber full time since 1981. He took over ownership in 1994, continuing his family’s legacy of dependable, conscientious service. In fact, customer satisfaction is his top priority. Dave’s high standards and focus on quality apply to both the products he sells and the team he’s built at Balduzzi’s. Dave is a leader in the industry, serving on the La Crosse Area Home Builders board and as chair of the Wisconsin Retail Lumbermen’s Association.
With over three decades of experience, JC is the area’s go-to windows and doors expert for home builders and contractors. He enjoys getting to know homeowners and helping them make the best choices for their unique needs. JC goes directly to the homeowner to provide a free estimate for windows and doors in new construction or remodels. His vast industry experience has taught him to ask the right questions, and specialized training through Marvin enables him to stays on top of new products and trends. After installation, JC regularly follows up with customers to ensure satisfaction and proper product operation.
With a background in Landscape Architecture, Steve enjoys helping customers create outdoor spaces that reflect their style and personality. His attention to detail, creativity and product knowledge are a true asset to the Balduzzi’s team. Steve stays on top of current trends and options available in exterior home building materials and decks. He applies his passion for design and exterior aesthetics to every project he touches.
For cabinets, mouldings, stairways and all the interior details that make your home uniquely yours, Matt is your guy. Matt enjoys helping people think outside the box to find the products that add long-term value and fit customers’ needs for both form and function. He has more than 14 years of industry experience including millwork and product development for national brand manufacturers. Balduzzi’s has benefitted from Matt’s vast knowledge and focus on increasing our product and vendor selection. Matt has advanced training in Millwork principles and practices and has Architectural Woodwork Institute certification.
At Balduzzi’s for 15 years, Sandie handles office administration, marketing, social media, contractor event planning and much more. Her bubbly personality and enthusiasm brightens our space for both our team and our customers. Sandie enjoys assisting home owners and contractors and developing relationships with our many return customers.
Nick is the manager of the Onalaska Midway location. He oversees finance, human resources, sales and operations. Working various jobs at Balduzzi’s since about age 14, Nick returned to the family business after college and is proud to be the fourth generation to carry on the Balduzzi legacy. Nick enjoys daily interaction with customers and keeping up with trends and changes in the construction industry. He is involved with the Wisconsin Young Lumberman’s roundtable and other roundtables in the Midwest.
Michael has worked at Balduzzi’s intermittently since he was 15, eventually joining his father and brother, Nick, to continue the success of the family business. Michael is the Yard Manager, overseeing yard operations, deliveries, inventory and yard staff. Also involved in inside sales, Michael helps find solutions to customers’ challenges and strives to always exceed expectations.
Tina has building in her blood. She has fond childhood memories of climbing the lumber racks at her Grandfather’s lumber yard, and she worked for her family’s contracting business before joining our team. At Balduzzi’s for 14 years, Tina provides friendly, knowledgeable customer service and an unbeatable work ethic. She handles the books and numerous behind-the-scenes duties at both the Ettrick and Midway locations. Tina enjoys interacting with customers and truly believes in the power of a smile to brighten anyone’s day.
Al JohnsonYard Manager
During his 42 years in the industry, Al has worked with and/or for all four generations of Balduzzi’s. He first worked at Balduzzi’s in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, leaving to manage and run his own lumber yard. Three years ago, Al returned and now oversees the yard at our Ettrick location. There he makes it a priority to work with contractors to ensure all of their needs are met. Hardworking, efficient and extremely knowledgeable, Al is a great resource for all our customers.
John joined the Balduzzi team in May 2017. John works at our Ettrick location, where he handles delivery, sales and customer service. He appreciates the daily interaction he has with customers as well as the knowledge he has gained from working with one of the most experienced agricultural and commercial steel building materials staff around.
New to the team since May 2018, Sarah comes to us from Iowa as our full-time kitchen and bath designer. She has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and extensive experience in retail and home improvement. Using computer software, Sarah draws-up your space and plans out the best layout for your cabinets. Whether you need a few cabinets or a house-full, she is happy to help. For Sarah, there is nothing better than a happy customer!
Steve brings over 10 years of experience in large warehouse operations. Duties included individual account management, Warehouse Operations Manager, Budgeting, and remodeling houses. Steve’s positive attitude, ease with communication and “together a team” spirit ensures above and beyond customer service with product knowledge and superior service.