Brad Southern

Chief Executive Officer
Brad Southern, Chief Executive Officer, joined LP in 1999. He led LP’s OSB business from 2015-2016 and Siding business from 2005-2015 and was previously chief operating officer. Mr. Southern began his career with MacMillan Bloedel as a forester, where he held a variety of jobs in forestry, strategic planning, finance, accounting and plant management. He has a B.S. in Forest Resources and a master's in Forest Resources, both from the University of Georgia.

Sallie B.  Bailey

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Sallie B. Bailey has been Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since December 2011. She previously served as Vice President and Chief Financial Office of Ferro Corporation from 2007 through 2010 and previously Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller of Timken Company. Mrs. Bailey is also a director of General Cable Corporation, a Fortune 500 company that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products and systems. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a bachelor of arts in economics and German from Wellesley College and an MBA in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago.

Mike Sims

Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Strategy
Mike Sims, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, has worked in building products in various sales and marketing capacities since 1984. Most recently, he was vice president OSB sales and marketing for LP. Prior to joining LP, he served as area sales manager for Abitibi-Price Corporation, and the director of marketing and vice president sales for ABTco Building Products. Mr. Sims holds a B.A. from Western State Colorado University.

Neil Sherman

Senior Vice President, Siding
Neil Sherman, senior vice president, Engineered Wood Products, joined LP in 1994. He previously served as vice president of procurement, logistics and supply management, project manager of LP’s successful ERP implementation and has held the director business development, and corporate real estate position for LP. Mr. Sherman holds a B.S. in Waste and Waste Water Management from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.

Jason  Ringblom

Executive Vice President, OSB
Jason Ringblom has been with LP since 2004, and assumed his role as head of OSB in January 2017. In his time with LP he has held a variety of positions, including vice president of OSB sales and marketing, regional sales manager for the eastern division of the United States, general sales manager for the southeast region, and OSB sales manager. He holds a B.S. in Forest Products Marketing & Business Management from the University of Minnesota.