Executive Management

Shawn Wilson, Chief Executive Officer

Shawn Wilson is a seasoned home improvement executive with cross-functional experience throughout the building materials industry including e-commerce, big-box retail, manufacturing and installation services. He is a proven leader that is skilled in developing teams and effective strategies to deliver profitable growth. Most recently Shawn served as Vice President at Empire Today and previously held roles as Chief Executive Officer of Plum as well as senior management positions with Romanoff Renovations, The Home Depot and Mohawk Industries. Shawn received his BBA from Colorado Technical University and his MBA and Doctorate in Business Management from Kennesaw State University.

Matthew Alexander, Interim Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Alexander has over 15 years of financial, strategic, and operational experience over a diverse set of industries, including SaaS, technology, financial services, and media. Matt joined BuildDirect in 2020 and has held the roles of Director, Finance and VP, Finance during his time with the Company. During that time, he helped lead the Company's last two acquisitions as well as its reverse takeover transaction in August 2021. Prior to BuildDirect, Matt held positions as Senior Manager, FP&A with Hootsuite, Manager, FP&A at Dome Productions and as an accountant at Grant Thornton LLP. Matt is a CPA-CA Chartered Accountant and received his BA in economics from the University of Victoria.

Natalie Ku, Chief Operations Officer

Natalie Ku is responsible for leading the Corporation’s sales, marketing, supply chain operations and category management teams. Natalie joined BuildDirect in 2003 and has previously held positions as BuildDirect’s Controller and Vice President, Finance.

Natalie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a CMA, CPA designation.

Hari Sundaramurthy, Senior Director, Technology

Hari has over 20 years of experience in technology and building and leading high-performing globally distributed teams. In his 5+ years at BuildDirect he has led various technology platform initiatives which have delivered high value, both internally and to BuildDirect's customers.

Prior to joining BuildDirect, Hari held various technology and senior management positions in product development, professional services and customer success at companies such as Oracle and NICE.

Hari holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras.

David Montagliani, Vice President, Category Management

David Montagliani has over 30 years of experience working in the flooring and millwork industries.

David joined BuildDirect in 2012, and has held multiple leadership roles within Category Management, Sourcing, and Retail Channel Management.