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United by professionalism, integrity, and experience, NCI's Board of Directors serves our stakeholders every day by contributing diverse, informed perspectives and exemplifying the Company's core values. To learn more about any member of our board, select their name below.


Kathleen J. Affeldt George L. Ball James G. Berges
Gary L. Forbes John J. Holland Lawrence J. Kremer
George Martinez James S. Metcalf Donald R. Riley
Nathan K. Sleeper William R. VanArsdale Jonathan L. Zrebiec


Gary L. Forbes

Kathleen J. Affeldt

Kathleen J. Affeldt has served as a director of NCI since November 2009. Ms. Affeldt is the chair of the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors. Ms. Affeldt retired from Lexmark International, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for offices and homes, in February 2003, where she was Vice President of Human Resources since July 1996. She joined Lexmark when it became an independent company in 1991 as the Director of Human Resources. Ms. Affeldt began her career at IBM in 1969, specializing in sales of supply chain systems. She later held a number of human resources management positions. Ms. Affeldt has served as a director of SIRVA, Inc. and as chair of that board's compensation committee. She also served as a director of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. and as the chair of that board’s compensation committee. She currently serves as a director of BTE Technologies, Inc., and as a director and chair of the compensation committee of HD Supply Holdings, Inc.

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George Martinez

George L. Ball

George L. Ball has served as a director of NCI since February 2014. Mr. Ball serves on the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr. Ball is the Chief Financial Officer of Parsons Corporation, a global engineering and construction services company that was established in 1944. Mr. Ball joined Parsons in 1995 and has held varying positions of increasing responsibility and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2008. Mr. Ball was formerly a senior accountant with Coopers & Lybrand LLP, now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Ball currently serves as a director of Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation and is a member of its audit committee.


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George Martinez

James G. Berges

James G. Berges has served as a director of NCI since October 2009. Mr. Berges is the Chairman of the Executive Committee and of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of our Board of Directors. He became a partner in Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, a private equity investment firm, and manager of CD&R Funds, in 2006. Prior to joining Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, he was President of Emerson Electric Co. from 1999 until his retirement in 2005. Emerson Electric Co. is a global manufacturer of products, systems and services for industrial automation, process control, HVAC, electronics and communications, and appliances and tools. He is also a director of PPG Industries, Inc., Atkore International Group, Inc., and is the Chairman of the Board of Core & Main, LP. He is a former director of Diversey, Inc., former Chairman of the Board of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., former Chairman of the Board and independent lead director of HD Supply Holdings, Inc., and former Chairman of the Board of Hussmann International, Inc.

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Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes

Gary L. Forbes has served as an NCI Director since December 1991. Mr. Forbes serves on the Executive Committee, Affiliate Transactions Committee, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Forbes is our designated Audit Committee financial expert. Mr. Forbes was a Senior Vice President of Equus Total Return, Inc., an investment company, from November 1991 until his retirement in March 2010. Mr. Forbes is a former director of Consolidated Graphics, Inc., a commercial printing company, and a former director of Carriage Services, Inc., a funeral services company.


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Gary L. Forbes

John J. Holland

John J. Holland has served as a director of NCI since November 2009. Mr. Holland serves on the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr. Holland served as the President of the International Copper Association from February 2012 until his retirement in November 2015. The International Copper Association is a marketing association for the copper industry. Mr. Holland has also been the President of Greentree Advisors, LLC since 2004. Mr. Holland was the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MMFX Technologies Corporation, a privately held manufacturing firm, from 2008 until 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Holland was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alternative Energy Sources, Inc., an Ethanol producer, from August, 2006 until June, 2008.

 

Mr. Holland was previously employed by Butler Manufacturing Company, a producer of pre-engineered building systems, supplier of architectural aluminum systems and components and provider of construction and real estate services for the nonresidential construction market, from 1980 until his retirement in 2004. Prior to his retirement from Butler, Mr. Holland served as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2004, as Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004, and as President from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Holland currently serves as a Director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and of Saia, Inc. (formerly SCS Transportation, Inc.). Mr. Holland is a certified public accountant.

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Gary L. Forbes

Lawrence J. Kremer

Lawrence J. Kremer has served as a director of NCI since October 2009. Mr. Kremer serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr. Kremer retired in 2007 from Emerson Electric Co., a diversified global manufacturer, having served as Corporate Vice President of Global Materials. Prior to that, Mr. Kremer was employed by Whirlpool Corporation, a worldwide producer of appliances, as Senior Vice President of International Operations and Global Materials. Mr. Kremer currently serves as director of Fifth Third Bank Southern Region and St. Mary's Hospital System, a Midwest Regional Hospital. Mr. Kremer previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Evansville.

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George Martinez

George Martinez

George Martinez has served as a director of NCI since March 2003. He serves on the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Affiliate Transactions Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr. Martinez is Chairman and CEO of Allegiance Bancshares, Inc., a publicly traded bank holding company (ABTX Nasdaq) which owns Allegiance Bank, a Texas banking association headquartered in Houston, Texas, that opened for business in October 2007. He has been active as a bank executive in Houston for more than 40 years and is the former Chairman of Sterling Bancshares, Inc., a publicly-traded bank holding company (SBIB Nasdaq), having served as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2004 and as Chief Executive Officer from 1980 to 2001. Mr. Martinez served as President of Chrysalis Partners, LLC, a performance consulting firm, from 1999 to 2008. He serves his community on the Board of Directors of the University of St. Thomas and Collaborative for Children.

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James S. Metcalf

James Metcalf has served as a director since May 2017 and as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 2018. Mr. Metcalf serves on the Compensation Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Executive Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr. Metcalf retired in October 2016 as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. At the time of his retirement, he had served as Chairman since December 2011 and had served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011. From January 2006 through January 2011, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of USG. Prior to that, Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including President, Building Systems; President and Chief Executive Officer, L&W Supply; Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; Vice President, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; Director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; Director, Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and National Accounts Manager, United States Gypsum Company. Mr. Metcalf is a director of Tenneco Inc. Mr. Metcalf is a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, a Malcolm Bridge Fellow, and a Northwestern Medical Center Trustee. Mr. Metcalf is also a director of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

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CFO

Donald R. Riley

Donald Riley has served as our Chief Executive Officer since July 2017, as President since January 2016, and previously as our President of Group Business Segment from December 2014 to January 2016. Mr. Riley has also served on the Board of Directors and on the Executive Committee since July 2017. Before joining NCI, Mr. Riley was employed by Probuild Holdings, LLC, a supplier of building materials to production builders, custom builders, local contractors and project-oriented consumers, where he served as Executive Vice President from November 2011 to November 2014. As Executive Vice President, Mr. Riley managed the supply chain, manufacturing, construction services, marketing, pricing, information technology, strategy and business project management office functions. Prior to joining Probuild Holdings, Mr. Riley was employed by Mohawk Industries, Inc., a floor covering company, from September 2004 to November 2011, serving in various capacities including Chief Information Officer, Senior Vice President Logistics, and Interim Flooring Executive Vice President - Customer Experience. At Mohawk Industries, Mr. Riley was responsible for its global information systems, North America logistic functions, and the flooring segment’s customer service function.

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Gary L. Forbes

Nathan K. Sleeper

Nathan K. Sleeper has served as a director of NCI since October 2009. Mr. Sleeper serves on the Compensation Committee and Executive Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr. Sleeper is a partner of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, which he joined in 2000. Prior to joining Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. He has also been employed by Tiger Management. Mr. Sleeper currently serves as a director of Atkore International Group, Inc., Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc., Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., SunSource Holdings, Inc., and Core & Main, LP. Mr. Sleeper was previously a director of HD Supply Holdings, Inc., Hussmann International, Inc., US Foods, Inc., Hertz Global Holdings, and CHC Group LT.

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Gary L. Forbes

William R. VanArsdale

William R. VanArsdale has served as a director of NCI since April 2017. Mr. VanArsdale serves on the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. VanArsdale served as Group President of Eaton Corporation plc, a diversified power management company, where he led the hydraulics, filtration and golf grip business units, from 2004 until his retirement in August 2015. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. VanArsdale was President of Electrical Components Operation at Eaton, where he was also Operations Vice President of Global Sales and Service from 1999 to 2001. Prior to that, he spent 12 years in various leadership roles at Rockwell Automation. Mr. VanArsdale currently serves as a director of SunSource Holdings, Inc. and Atkore International Group.


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Gary L. Forbes

Jonathan L. Zrebiec

Jonathan L. Zrebiec has served as a director of NCI since November 2009. Mr. Zrebiec is a partner of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, which he joined in 2004. Prior to joining Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, he was employed by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Zrebiec currently serves as a director of Atkore International Group, Inc., Wilsonart International Holdings LLC, Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc., Core & Main LP and SunSource Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zrebiec was previously a director of Roofing Supply Group, LLC and Hussmann International, Inc.


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