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Robert R. Buck

Executive Chairman at Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
Overview
Relationships
In The News
Paths
Education
Career History
Boards & Committees
Political Donations
Public Holdings
Transactions
Awards & Honors

Robert R. Buck

Executive Chairman at Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Overview

Age
70 (Born 1948)
Notable Companies
Cintas Corp.

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

West End Lumber Co., Inc.
Awards
1
Board Seats
13
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 532 people.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Co-Founder at CHS Capital LLC

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ivenix, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Ryerson, Inc.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Louisiana-Pacific Corp.

Chief Commercial Officer & Executive Vice President at Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Managing Director & Director at Oxford Pumping Holdings Ltd.

Executive Chairman at Multi-Color Corp.

Director at Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Quanex Building Products Corp.
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Business Wire
January 2, 2018
Business Wire
August 24, 2017
Business Wire
June 21, 2016
Business Wire
December 2, 2015
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)
November 11, 2015
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Educational Background

B.S. in Finance 
Class of 1970 
The Carl H. Lindner College of Business, also referred to as "Lindner" and "Lindner College," is a college of the University of Cincinnati. The college is located in Carl H. Lindner Hall. On June 21, 2011 the college was named after Carl Henry Lindner, Jr. in honor of the contributions he has made to the university, college, and the business community. The college has three undergraduate degree options, five master's degrees, and a doctoral program spread out over seven departments.
B.B.A. Economics 
University of Cincinnati is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, in the U.S. state of Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio. Founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 40,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio and one of the largest universities in the United States.
Attendee 
American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our total fall 2012 enrollment was 13,165, with 6,776 degree-seeking undergraduates, 3,464 degree-seeking graduate students, 1,766 law students, and 1,159 students in nondegree certificate programs, Washington Semester, or AU Abroad. We offer 61 bachelor’s degrees, 54 master’s degrees, 11 doctoral degrees, and a JD program, as well as 50 certificate programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Courses run on a 15-week semester basis in fall and spring, with shorter summer-term classes. In addition, we offer study-abroad programs and alternative breaks. More than 85 percent of our undergraduates and 60 percent of our master's students participate in at least one internship. Our student body is cosmopolitan and globally diverse, with all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 130 countries represented. Seven percent of undergraduates and 11 percent of graduate students are international. The university’s mission is carried out by 798 full-time faculty and 1,525 full-time staff. Ninety-four percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. Among our 565 adjunct faculty are policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists, and business leaders
Attendee 
The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

Career History

Executive Chairman
2003 - Current
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. We currently consist of 13 regional companies in 38 states and 6 Canadian Provinces with 229 locations and more than 2,800 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products. Beacon’s mission is to be the leading North American supplier to commercial and residential roofing and exterior building contractors through a family of long-established regional suppliers and to add value to our contractor customers' businesses, to our employees' careers, to our investors' assets, and to our suppliers' products. Our local branches stock a comprehensive product line that caters to their markets. In addition to roofing, local product offerings can include windows, siding, decking, waterproofing and many other external building products. Our status as a leader in our industry allows us to develop strong partnerships with leading brand manufacturers and to stock an unmatched supply of the professional components necessary for the quality, timely completion of our contractor-customers projects. We provide our customers with a comprehensive array of value-added services which distinguish us from our competition. We have earned a reputation for excellent employees, professionalism and high-quality service. We believe that quality service does not end with the delivery of materials – it ends with the successful completion of the project. As a result, “partnerships” are formed between Beacon branches and our customers that go beyond the industry norm. Beacon has grown by expanding its existing regions and by making strategic acquisitions. Our business is well-balanced between new and re-roof applications in both residential and commercial markets. A highly scalable platform, a proven business model, results-oriented management and a strong people-focused corporate culture give us a solid foundation for continued growth. Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006 Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market
Executive
Tenure Unconfirmed
Beacon Sales Co., part of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., is an American company located in Peabody, MA. The firm distributes roofing products.
Senior Vice President-Finance & Chief Financial Officer
1982 - 2003
Cintas Corp. engages in the provision and supply of corporate identity uniform programs. It operates through the following segments: Uniform Rental and Facility Services, First Aid and Safety Services, and All Other. The Uniform Rental and Facility Services segment consists of rental and servicing of uniforms and other garments including flame resistant clothing, mats, mops and shop towels, and other ancillary items. The First Aid and Safety Services segment comprises of first aid and safety products and services. The All Other segment includes fire protection services and its direct sale business. The company was founded by Richard T. Farmer in 1968 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.
Senior Auditor
1973 - 1977
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.
Service Member-Military Intelligence
1970 - 1973
The United States Army (USA) is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior
West End Lumber Co., Inc. distributed roofing, siding and other building materials. The company was founded in 1923 and was headquartered at Peabody, MA.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Member, Board of Directors
2011 - Current
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with locations around the globe, Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of engineered materials and components for building products sold to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Through our two main business units, we design and produce high-performance window and door products, systems and solutions, and quality aluminum sheet products from 100% recycled materials.
Chairman, Board of Directors
2003 - Current
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. We currently consist of 13 regional companies in 38 states and 6 Canadian Provinces with 229 locations and more than 2,800 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products. Beacon’s mission is to be the leading North American supplier to commercial and residential roofing and exterior building contractors through a family of long-established regional suppliers and to add value to our contractor customers' businesses, to our employees' careers, to our investors' assets, and to our suppliers' products. Our local branches stock a comprehensive product line that caters to their markets. In addition to roofing, local product offerings can include windows, siding, decking, waterproofing and many other external building products. Our status as a leader in our industry allows us to develop strong partnerships with leading brand manufacturers and to stock an unmatched supply of the professional components necessary for the quality, timely completion of our contractor-customers projects. We provide our customers with a comprehensive array of value-added services which distinguish us from our competition. We have earned a reputation for excellent employees, professionalism and high-quality service. We believe that quality service does not end with the delivery of materials – it ends with the successful completion of the project. As a result, “partnerships” are formed between Beacon branches and our customers that go beyond the industry norm. Beacon has grown by expanding its existing regions and by making strategic acquisitions. Our business is well-balanced between new and re-roof applications in both residential and commercial markets. A highly scalable platform, a proven business model, results-oriented management and a strong people-focused corporate culture give us a solid foundation for continued growth. Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006 Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market
Member, Board of Directors
2003 - Current
Multi-Color Corp Global leadership in premium label solutions. Our Mission Our purpose is to deliver the world's best label solutions that help our customers build their brands, and to add value to our associates, our shareholders, and the communities in which we operate. Our History Established in 1916 and headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Multi-Color Corporation has grown to support the world’s most prominent brands in consumer products including leading producers of Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Automotive and other Specialty Market products. Our Wine & Spirit market segment is serviced by our Collotype Labels businesses. Established in 1903 in Adelaide, South Australia, Collotype has grown to become the world’s largest and most awarded pressure sensitive wine and spirit label printer
Director
Current
Landcare USA LLC provides landscape and lawn services. Its services include landscape management, landscape installation, landscape design services, landscape irrigation service: water management, professional tree care services and snow and ice management. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Frederick, MD.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Director
Current
Oxford Pumping Holdings Ltd. operates as an investment holding company. It offers concrete pumping services. The company is headquartered in Epping, the United Kingdom.
Director
Current
Elkay Manufacturing Co. manufactures faucets, water coolers and fountains. It makes residential and commercial sinks under the Celebrity, Lustertone, Gourmet and Revere labels. Elkay also manufactures faucets, shower systems, associated hardware and fixtures through Phylrich International, kitchen cabinets through its subsidiaries Yorktowne, Medallion and MasterCraft, as well as water coolers through Halsey Taylor. The company was founded in January 1920 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL.
Director
2010 - Prior
LVI Group Investments LLC is the United States' leading provider of a wide array of integrated facility services, including environmental remediation, demolition, fireproofing and related services for commercial, industrial, multi-family residential and governmental facilities. LVI focuses on projects involving design-build general construction, program management, hazardous material abatement, mold, infection control, fireproofing, emergency response/disaster recovery services and demolition. Founded in 1986, LVI has its offices across the United States, is licensed in every state, and is experienced in responding quickly to natural and man-made disasters
Director
1998 - 2011
Kendle International LLC provides research and development services to biopharmaceutical companies by offering value-added clinical research services and proprietary information technology. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior
West End Lumber Co., Inc. distributed roofing, siding and other building materials. The company was founded in 1923 and was headquartered at Peabody, MA.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Member, Advisory Council
Current
The Carl H. Lindner College of Business, also referred to as "Lindner" and "Lindner College," is a college of the University of Cincinnati. The college is located in Carl H. Lindner Hall. On June 21, 2011 the college was named after Carl Henry Lindner, Jr. in honor of the contributions he has made to the university, college, and the business community. The college has three undergraduate degree options, five master's degrees, and a doctoral program spread out over seven departments.
Trustee
Prior
Fellowship of Christian Athletes provides sports coaching services. It offers coaches and athletes for the professional, college, high school, junior high, and youth levels. The company was founded by Don McClanen in 1954 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.
Director
Prior

Political Donations

$1,000
2012
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.
$2,500
2012
$250
2007
Former Governor of Arkansas
$1,000
2002
Former Chancellor at Ohio Department of Higher Education
$1,000
2001
Senator from Ohio
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Public Holdings

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Transactions

Details Hidden
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. purchases North Coast Commercial Roofing Systems, Inc.
Details Hidden
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. purchases SDI Holding, Inc. from Brazos Private Equity Partners

Awards & Honors

Professional Certification
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

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