OUR TEAM

Who We Are

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MARK BAUER

Owner/Sales Consultant/Estimator

Originally from Carroll, IA, Mark has been a part of the Tri-County Lumber family since 1995. He plays a vital role in making sure our clients receive top-notch service and leave the store with a satisfactory shopping experience.

TRISHA EMERY

Design Specialist/Sales Consultant/Estimator

The daughter of Mark Bauer, Trisha made her start at Tri-County Lumber in January, 2001. Over the years she has developed a large customer base and specializes in interior design by coordinating projects including window treatments, paint colors, flooring of all kinds, tile showers, bathrooms, kitchen countertops and cabinets. Trisha lives in Jefferson with her husband Mike and together have four adult children and two very spoiled Golden Retrievers.

DERRIK BAUER

Design Specialist/Sales Consultant/Estimator

Derrik is the son of Mark Bauer. He began his career in high school, working part time in the yard at Tri-County in 1995. He joined the team full time in May, 2002. He is a very talented home/building designer who specializes in beautiful 3-D renderings. He can assist you from start to finish on the project of your dreams. With both residential and commercial experience, Derrik is a well-rounded, valuable employee at Tri-County Lumber. Derrik and his family reside in Jefferson.

 

OUR STAFF

Kay Higgins - Bookkeeping/Inventory Control
Kay has been part of the Tri-County family since March, 1992.  Besides keeping our office organized, she answers customer calls and works the front counter in sales. 
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Rich Consier - Yard Customer Service/Delivery
Rich has been working at Tri-County since March, 2002.  He takes care of our customers out in the yard by loading up their materials and by getting our trucks loaded and ready for delivery.  Rich and his family live in rural Churdan.

Don Meiners - Sales Consultant/Estimator
Don began his time at Tri-County in May, 2014.  He brings us a lifetime of building materials knowledge and experience.   He and his wife Joyce live near Coon Rapids and spend much of their free time with their adult children and grandchildren.
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Melinda Tilley - Accounting
Melinda loves to spend her free time on creative projects when she's not crunching numbers for us at the store. 
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Caden Wilson - Yard Customer Service/Delivery
Full time since April, 2020, Caden spends his days here at the store servicing customers in the yard and pulling/making deliveries.  He and his wife Cassidy live in Scranton with their son Ben.

Randy Blair - Sales Consultant/Problem Solver
Randy has experience in just about every aspect of our business,  both hands on and as an estimator.  He is hard working and comes in every day with a smile on his face.

Tracy McDonald - Yard Customer Service/Delivery
Tracy works full time at Power Lift in Jefferson.  He helps us out part time taking care of customers in the yard, loading trucks and running deliveries. 

Zein Ibrahim - Customer Service/Delivery 
Zein is new to the area, coming to Jefferson from California.  He has extensive previous experiences in customer service and is excited to learn the ins and outs of building material and design.