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Ambassador Supply names Howard O'Neal Director of Forest Products

September 13, 2023, FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Ambassador Supply has named Howard O’Neal Director of Forest Products, effectively immediately.

Ambassador Supply has experienced rapid growth in the LBM market in the past year, including additional acquisitions, organic growth, and team solidification. Due to expansion, Ambassador Supply has sought additional team members with LBM experience who thrive in an environment where questioning the status quo and finding solutions to industry challenges are required. O’Neal’s career includes over 30 years in the LBM industry in a variety of leadership roles.

“I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Howard to our team at Ambassador Supply. We are creating something special within the industry, and it requires a strong team,” said Joshua Ratcliff, residential vertical lead for Ambassador Supply. “Howard’s experience and his comprehension of the cash and futures markets will provide Ambassador Supply with a competitive advantage in serving our business partners.”

O’Neal said, “I look forward to joining the Ambassador Supply team and using my skills and experience to think critically, solve challenges, and help a wide variety of customers grow their businesses.”

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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