John started his first construction job in 1977 remodeling apartments in Alexandria, VA. He attended Florida Tech where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Ocean Engineering. He moved to Germantown, MD in 1986 and began work as a field engineer for a pioneering engineered lumber supplier. John received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland in 1996. John and Todd Wood started CSSI in 2009 with the goal of successfully integrating material supply and install services. John enjoys boating, fishing, and coaching youth sports on Kent Island, MD with his wife and four children.
Todd has spent more than 18 years furnishing structural wood components to residential builders and general contractors throughout the greater Washington, DC area. He’s well versed on industry best practices and has developed a holistic understanding of the complete construction process. Todd dedicates himself to delivering quality service to his customers and takes pride in the longstanding relationships he has built over his career. Todd received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1996 , majoring in Building Materials and Wood Science. He currently lives in Falls Church with his wife, daughter, and golden retriever.
Chris has over 18 years of sales and business development experience, with particular emphasis and knowledge of the construction industry. He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1991, and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army where he proudly served with the 82nd Airborne Division, among other assignments, before separating as a Captain. His military, subsequent Fortune 500, home-building, and structural components experience are a huge benefit to CSSI. He resides in Gettysburg with his wife and their 3 children.
Scott has been in the construction industry for 31 years. His first 16 years were spent in a truss and wall panel manufacturing facility where he served as components designer and eventually became the turnkey framing operations manager. He continued his career with a nationally recognized building materials supplier where he performed as an Account Executive for the Commercial Division. During that time he participated in over 5 million square feet of wood framed construction. Scott lives in Westminster with his wife and has 4 children.
Paul has enjoyed success in many aspects of the lumber, contracting, and real estate industries since 1973. He has served in multiple management, operations, and business development roles, but his preference has always been collaborating with contractors and design professionals in the execution of their projects. Paul lives in Charleston, SC and enjoys boating, fishing, NASCAR, and most importantly, time with his grandchildren.
Pat has over 35 years of industry experience, with an emphasis on residential framing. In addition to being a skilled carpenter, Pat owned and operated his own framing contracting company for nearly 20 years. He enjoys reading, and is very focused on the projects under his charge.
Kyle holds a Business-Finance Degree, and has been working in Finance and Accounting for over 17 years. She is a key component to CSSI’s daily operations and continued success. She lives on the Maryland Eastern Shore with her husband and 2 beautiful children, and enjoys coaching youth soccer.