American Construction Source (ACS), the national building materials platform for custom home builders and repair and remodel contractors, on Wednesday announced Tom Tolleson has been named chief operating officer, reporting directly to ACS CEO James Drexinger.

Tom Tolleson, COO, ACS.
Tom Tolleson, COO, ACS.

Tolleson brings decades of expertise leading lumber and building materials organizations to develop lean operations, deploy effective sales and marketing programs, identify organic and inorganic growth opportunities, and integrate mergers and acquisitions.

"Tom is well known and widely respected for his ability to expand opportunities within the current customer base, cultivate new customer targets, mobilize resources to achieve profitable growth, and foster lasting customer relationships through collaboration,” said Drexinger. “ACS continues investing in experienced leaders from the building materials distribution industry to optimize the customer experience and performance of our business.”

“I am excited about the opportunity at ACS to help create a high performance organization by leveraging best practices across the company, developing our talent, and simplifying our operational model,” said Tolleson. ACS remains focused on delivering the best possible service to our customers and great opportunities for our employees.”

Tolleson most recently served as midwest division president at ACS portfolio company Meek’s Lumber Company. Prior to joining Meek’s, he served in senior sales, marketing and operations leadership roles at BMC Stock Holdings, Bison Building Materials, and Copeland Lumber Yards. Tolleson earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Jacksonville State University in Alabama.