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Randy Carman Named President of Ambassador Supply

News Release

Aug. 10, 2023, FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Today, Ambassador Supply announced Randy Carman as the company’s newest president. Carman succeeds Brad Crawford, who was recently named CEO of Rival Holdings, Ambassador Supply’s parent company. Carman has served as chief operating officer of Ambassador Supply for the past seven years.

Crawford spoke about the experience and skills that made Carman the ideal candidate for the president role, saying, “In my seven years working alongside Randy at Ambassador Supply, he has demonstrated exceptional leadership, strong operational expertise, and an unparalleled devotion to the company’s mission and vision. Ambassador Supply and its companies are thriving, and Randy is the right person to lead the organization forward into its next phase of growth.”

Carman will oversee the Ambassador Supply portfolio, which consists of 13 companies in the steel, lumber and components industries, as well as the Ambassador Supply team of 16 professionals.

Carman shared his appreciation and excitement, adding, “Visionary leaders like Brad create a strong foundation for their companies, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue building on that foundation. It’s an honor to work with the Ambassador Supply team every day, helping our companies grow and build for the future.”

Randy Carman

About Ambassador Supply

Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Ambassador Supply is an investment and management company in the residential and commercial construction industry. Ambassador invests for eternal, cultural, and financial returns in the lumber and building materials; development, manufacturing and distribution; and building technology sectors. Engaging with leaders and organizations committed to creating lasting, positive change for their people and communities, Ambassador strives to transform the building industry. For more information, visit


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