Delivering for Best-in-Class Wholesaler-Distributors
George Pattee began his professional career in October of 1972 at Parksite, starting in the warehouse loading and unloading trucks. Over the years, he has experienced every role within the Parksite organization, and 47 years later he leads the company’s Board of Directors as Chairman. George helps guide Parksite in strategy development and execution. After more than four decades of providing the building industry with game-changing products, Parksite—100% Employee Owned—has flourished into a thriving enterprise with more than 650 associate owners.

Are You Taking Advantage of NAW’s Value Proposition?

Hope your personal summer season went well and your fall business season has started successfully. For me and Parksite, I’ve always loved this time of year. Our business, though seasonal, is usually quite strong and we are sprinting to an exciting finish. Planning meetings for the coming year are in full swing, supplier sessions, trade [...]

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Do You Have an Inclusive Business Environment?

How do you enhance your company culture? I believe that developing a culture is the most significant effort a business leader can do to grow his or her business. Coming from a sales guy, an operations manager or a financial mind, each may have differing answers. The conclusion each would have is that nothing can [...]

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Employees . . . Our Greatest Asset

On October 10, 1972, I unloaded my first truckload of material at my first job at Parksite. Fast forward (a very quick) 47 years and I’m happy to say that I’m still at Parksite, the company that gave me a start, believed in me from the beginning and provided thousands of opportunities for me. Parksite [...]

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