Holly Ruether, Mathew Hall Lumber
Holly Ruether is the 2007 CMBA Associate of the Year. The Builder
members of the CMBA Board of Directors found qualities easy to spot
when making their final decision.
Holly has been with Mathew Hall Lumber for 6 years as Manager of
the Interiors Division.
Holly serves as Director on the Board of Directors,
HomeShow Committee Vice Chair and is very involved on the Sustainable
Products/Recycling/Renewable Resources Task Force of the Green Building
When asked why she wanted to serve the CMBA Holly responded “The
strength of our association comes from the people who volunteer
their time, effort and experience to ensure our building industry
stays strong and vital. I have enjoyed being involved in the CMBA
over the years and appreciate the opportunity to give back even
more to an association that has helped to make my business successful.”
Mathew Hall Lumber is a charter member of the CMBA - a member since
Holly attended St. Cloud State University. She and her husband
Rudy live on Grand Lake in St. Cloud and own the Pearl Lake Lodge.
They have a son Joe. In her free time Holly enjoys boating with
friends and spending time at their cabin.
CMBA Associates of the Year
1983 Chip Hansen, Weather Shield Windows
1984 Chip Hansen, Weather Shield Windows
1985 Erv Austing, Tony's Lifetime Exteriors
1986 Roger Bechtold, Overhead Door Co.
1987 Linus Koopmeiners, Gran-A-Stone Co. (Brock White Co.)
1988 Duane Ott, Ott's Top Shop
1989 Dayle Tenney, Mathew Hall Lumber
1990 Dennis Ehlert, Simonson Lumber
1991 David Meyers, Rinke Noonan
1992 Don Rothstein, Sears Contract Sales
1993 Dennis Ehlert, Gran-A-Stone Co. (Brock White Co.)
1994 Richard Hobbs, Simonson Lumber
1995 John Pederson, Amcon Block & Precast
1996 Roger Neils, Hoolihan & Neils (Neils, Franz & Chirhart,
1997 Mark Bragelman, Liberty Savings Bank
1998 Dave Olson, Windows Direct
1999 Doris Elverud, Charter Media
2000 Alan Johnson, Bauerly Bros.
2001 John Hall, Mathew Hall Lumber
2002 Dave Olson, Thermo-Tech Windows
2003 Mark Bragelman, Liberty Savings Bank
2004 Doris Elverud, Leighton Broadcasting
2005 Scott Koopmeiners, Brock White Company LLC
2006 Doris Elverud,
2007 Holly Ruether, Mathew Hall Lumber