Meet the Team – Abingdon
Abingdon Store Manager
Steve is the store manager for our Abingdon location and has been with Berry’s for more than 41 years. Steve started out years ago sweeping the warehouse. He then moved on to working the yard, making deliveries, outside sales, buyer, and then store manager. When it comes to Berry’s he knows it all and has done it all. He has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the building industry. He is committed to our community and is also helping with United Way and Habitat for Humanity. When he’s not managing three calls at once at the store he is spending time with his family, taking a cruise, playing golf or cheering on the Vols!
Window and Door Specialists
Tommy is our Window and Door Specialist with over 32 years of experience and 18 years with Berry’s. He can help you with everything from new windows and doors for a custom home, replacement windows, and even commercial buildings. When he’s not replacing windows you will find him in the woods hunting or spending time with his family.
BRIAN STEVENS "WORMY"
Brian, better known as “Wormy,” is our Abingdon Warehouse Manager. He has been with Berry’s for over 20 years. He keeps our warehouse in order and usually walks over 10,000 steps a day! He is always willing to help, and you’ll often see him buzzing around on the forklift. When he’s not driving the forklift he is out riding his motorcycle.
Stafford is an Outside Sales Rep and is our GE Appliance expert. He has worked with our contractors for over 15 years. Day in day out he makes sure our contractors have everything they need to get the job done. When he’s not on a job site he is spending time with family or singing with his two groups, Holston River Boys and Jackson Memorial Trio!
Brian, or “BK,” works in our Abingdon Store, has extensive electrical and plumbing knowledge and is our Benjamin Moore Paint expert. Brian is also a devoted Boy Scout Leader. When he’s not mixing paint he is probably volunteering with Boy Scouts.
Wayne works Outside Sales for both Chilhowie and Abingdon. He is always running the roads in his Berry’s truck to visit job sites and customers. He works closely with contractors and homeowners on building projects from start to finish. When he’s not on the job for Berry’s he is running the roads on his motorcycle, hiking, or doing yoga.
Boom Truck Operator
Don has been a driver for Berry’s for 41 years. He is an expert Boom Truck Operator and can deliver just about anything, including the Christmas tree he places on top of Abingdon’s Barter Theater each year. When he’s not out making deliveries he is working on his sheep farm.
WILLIAM MARTIN "ANDY"
Yard Worker & Truck Driver
Andy is new to Berry’s this year. He works on the yard and makes deliveries. When he’s not working hard and learning all he can from our experienced team, he’s spending time with family and on the farm.
ALLEN EASTRIDGE "ALBO"
Pig Truck Driver
Allen has been a driver with Berry’s for 20 years. Allen operates our Pig Truck. Rain or shine Allen is out on the yard loading his truck and making deliveries to job sites. When he’s not making calls for Berry’s he’s making calls for the local volunteer fire department. He also enjoys camping and fishing with his family.
Yard Worker & Truck Driver
Alex is new to being full time this year but not new to Berry’s. He started working at Berry’s during the summers as soon as he was able. He works on the yard and makes deliveries. When he’s not driving for us he is driving on the dirt track.
Load Supervisor & Yard Worker
Mike is a big part of making the Abingdon Yard function properly for 23 years. He helps schedule deliveries, fills orders, and receives inventory always with a smile on his face. When he’s not loading trucks and helping customers he’s fishing, hunting, or riding his motorcycle.
Randy has worked for us for 28 years. He manages the yard crew, receives inventory, and helps customers and contractors with their building projects from start to finish. When he’s not managing the yard, he likes to hunt and fish. He is a proud member of Backyard Bow Pro, a local non-profit organization that donates venison to local food banks.
DONALD FARMER "DON"
Don is our resident “Mr. Fix It.” You can find him all over the store fixing or building something, always with a smile and ready to tell a joke. When he’s not building something for the store he’s at church, with family, or working on his latest craft.
Estimating & Design Specialist
Marty has been our Estimating and Design Specialist for 16 years. He works on the design and engineering of residential and commercial projects. He works closely with the contractor and homeowners to design the perfect space. He enjoys spending time with his family and is a diehard Vols fan!
Shipping & Receiving
Travis has been with us for 10 years. He works in shipping and receiving but like all of our employees, they do a little of everything. He also works behind the counter, on the yard, or as a driver. When he’s not working he spends time with family and playing disk golf.
Will is a creative designer with years of experience in kitchen and bathroom design. Whether you are building a new home or ready to remodel that dated kitchen, Will can guide you through the design development and turn your ideas into reality. When Will’s not designing your dream kitchen he is playing golf or baseball and spending time with his new wife.