Meet Our Team
The Lima Lumber Brick & Block team bring years of experience and knowledge of product to each and every project to better serve you. We are ready to help, contact us and let us bring your ideas to reality.
John brings 43 years of experience and leadership to the Lima Lumber team. He loves meeting people, helping them with their building projects and developing new friendships. Specializing in blueprints and design work, John will go out of his way in the store or at your jobsite to make sure everything goes as planned. John is proud of the product availability and buying power he can offer the Lima area since they have nearby lumber yards owned by the same company. “It’s great that we can make it easy – “getting customers what they need, at a great price”. When not working, John loves to travel, fish, root on the Buckeyes and Harley rides. He also loves spending time with his wife, children and 7 grandchildren.
Jon has been in the construction business for 40 years and will bring that experience to help you make your vision come to life. Specializing in Pole Barn design and build, Jon is your go-to guy from ideas, to computer design to the final product on your lot. Jon has been married for 34 years, has 2 children and a beautiful granddaughter. He enjoys fishing, golf, and hanging out at Indian Lake with friends and family. See Jon Laing with your ideas…your vision…and let him help you make it come to life.
For residential design, Norm is the go-to guy at Lima Lumber Brick and Block. He helps customers with full home design, remodels, decks and pole barn designs. Born and raised in Lima, Norm brings a wealth of experience to the Lima Lumber team. Norm and his wife have three sons and a beautiful granddaughter. He loves time with family, bowling, playing games and movies.
Windows & Doors
With 35 years experience at Lima Lumber, Dale is always willing to help customers with what they need. He specializes in windows and doors and especially loves quoting Andersen in their new window and door display in the showroom. Dale also helps with material take-offs, drafting and engineered beams. When not working, Dale loves playing cards with family and especially talking about his 2 girls (both marine biologists – one in New Orleans and the other in Altanta).
Daniel is the Yard Foreman at Lima Limber Brick and Block and the main reason everything in the 8 large buildings is organized and easy to find. He will help you find the building products you are looking for. He also makes sure all deliveries are perfect. When not working, Daniel loves boating and hunting with his friends.
Michael’s 36 years at Lima Lumber brings a huge amount of experience to the team. Working outside sales, Michael works with all contractors, going to job sites, doing estimates and meeting with home-owners and contractors making sure everything goes as planned. When he has free time, he loves to vacation and R & R at the beach. Michael loves the Lima Lumber phrase…”Everything to build anything” and the motto “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”.
Jack of All Trades
If there was a prize for dedication and experience, Tom wins hands down with over 40 years at Lima Lumber. Tom specializes in re-screening, custom built screens and repairing storm doors. He also helps with receiving, loading customers, customizing boards and you may even see him on deliveries. Tom loves woodworking, all sports with fishing & hunting at the top of the list.
Kitchen & Bath Specialist
Jen Shaffer is Lima Lumber’s Kitchen and Bath specialist. She loves seeing before and after pictures to not only see new kitchens, baths and office designs come to life, but the huge improvement in home value and ultimately, her happy customers. Jen has two sons active in soccer, 4H and FFA. Her family raises registered Columbia sheep, crossbred sheep, goats, chickens and ducks. She also enjoys traveling and playing the piano. If you have a vision for a new kitchen, bath or office, let Jens’ enthusiasm and experience help you create your dream.
When it’s time to get product delivered, it’s usually Erin Hatcher behind the wheel. With 25 years in the construction business, Erin understands what he can do to help contractors and homeowners when product is delivered to job sites. He is dedicated to customer satisfaction and ensuring deliveries are on time. Erin is married with two boys. In his spare time, he enjoys college football (a fan of the team up north) and working on his rental properties.