About Us

Barrons has a rich history of excellence in the building community. Our visionary founder, Bill Norman started the company in 1947. Mr. Norman went on to become a highly respected member of the building supply industry. He even served a term as the president of the National Lumbermen’s Association.

Today, Barrons continues to carry on the great traditions of our past leaders, who built our company on honesty, integrity, quality and excellence in customer service. Leaders like Bill Smith who completed an esteemed 30 year career with Barrons – Gaithersburg Lumber retiring as its president. Other past presidents include Charlie Davis who went on to a successful career in training and consulting CEO’s around the country. John Eaton, who during his tenure piloted Barrons into an unprecedented increase in size and volume. And, our current president, Jim Davis, who started with Barrons Gaithersburg Lumber in 1978 and worked his way up through the company with real experience in virtually every aspect of the operation.

In 2021, Barrons joined US LBM, one of the largest building materials distributors in the United States. US LBM combines the scale and operational advantages of a national platform with a local go-to-market strategy through its national network of locations across the country.

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