Zack Rickman Promoted to Vice President of Operations for Atlanta-Based AHC Hardwood Group

Date: February 4, 2019

ATLANTA, GA-- Atlanta Hardwood Corporation, parent company of AHC Hardwood Group, has announced the promotion of Zack Rickman to vice president of operations. Rickman brings an extensive background in production, from green lumber through finished millwork, to the position. AHC Hardwood Group specializes in wholesale and commercial sales of domestic hardwoods, softwoods, imported lumber, including exotic African hardwoods, and mouldings.

Rickman has grown with the company, building a rich history of hands-on experience to his new position, having served in numerous roles, which began with a summer internship and include moulder operator, NHLA-certified lumber grader, rough mill supervisor, procurement agent, sales support and general manager. In his role as vice president of operations, Rickman will be responsible for production at four lumber yards, including remanufacturing and millwork facilities, distribution, production personnel and capital expansions. Rickman is based out of AHC Hardwood Group, North Georgia, home of White County Mouldings and the production location for VikingWood® thermally modified hardwood. Rickman and his wife Ashley reside in Cleveland, Georgia with their children Reese and Wyatt.

“Zack provides AHC Hardwood Group with tremendous production knowledge, including green supply and lumber through finished millwork,” says Hal Mitchell, president of Atlanta Hardwood Corporation. Mitchell adds, “We are excited about the opportunity to leverage his success with our White County Mouldings facility to expand value-added, vertical integration to our other facilities.”

Atlanta Hardwood Corporation is the flagship of a family of forest product companies, which includes AHC Hardwood Group, AHC Import Lumber, AHC Export Lumber, White County Mouldings and Hardwoods Incorporated of Tennessee, LLC. Atlanta Hardwood Corporation provides premium, renewable hardwoods to customers throughout the U.S. and internationally. Since 1952, Atlanta Hardwood Corporation has grown to be one of the largest groups of kiln drying concentration yards in the eastern U.S., processing and distributing more than 65 million board-feet of premium hardwood lumber each year. The company offers more than 60 species of domestic and imported lumber, making available some of the most desired species from around the world to address the needs of distributors, architects, designers, and manufacturers.

Contact information for Zack Rickman, vice president of operations, AHC Hardwood Group: Office 706.865.3166; Cell 404.323.7380; email zrickman@hardwoodweb.com.