Locations

Harrodsburg, KY
Nutter Fort, WV
Scott Depot, WV
London, KY

Charleston, WV

Products

Scott Depot (Main Office)

Officers


Ron Foster
President
Ronpfoster@yahoo.com
(304) 755-8241

Ron founded R.P. Foster Inc., now Foster Supply Inc., in 1981. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1979 with a Mechanical Engineering degree and worked for both Corning Glass and Armco Steel before starting his own business. The business grew consistently allowing Ron to open additional related businesses including precast and ready mix concrete at Fast Cast, Inc., and Rumble Ready Mix respectively as well as Environmental Construction Inc. (ECI). ECI provides liners in ponds, sewage treatment facilities, landfills and other applications.

Ron has served on numerous committees for the Associated General Contractors and was President of the Associated Builders and Contractors for two terms. Under his leadership ABC of WV became a nationally accredited chapter and won the Mullen Award for the fastest growing chapter in the United States. In 2000 his peers voted him Ernst and Young’s “Entrepreneur Of The Year” for the state of West Virginia.

Ron has hiked the Grand Canyon over and back multiple times including the last time with his wife, 45 miles in 26 hours including a total of 22,000 vertical feet mostly at night. He and his wife Nancy visited all 50 states in two years. Ron has completed 4 half marathons and one full marathon. He enjoys time with family physical activities and target shooting.


Chuck King
Chief Financial Officer
Smcmgt_2000@yahoo.com
(304) 755-8241

Chuck joined Foster Supply in February 23,1989 as Controller and became a stockholder and Treasurer in 1991. A 1978 graduate of Morris Harvey College with majors in Accounting and Business Management, Chuck is a Certified Public Accountant in West Virginia and also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.

As the business has grown, Chuck has been a stockholder and filled the same roles in sister companies of FastCast Inc., DBA Rumble Ready Mix, and Environmental Construction Inc.

Management


Geoff Foster
Operations Manager
geoff.foster@fostersupply.com
(304) 561-4229

Geoff Foster graduated from the University of Kentucky, with a degree in Psychology, and shortly after began working for Foster Supply full time in the summer of 2009. He first began as a manager in the concrete shop with a focus on the development of the production process of Redi-Scapes. In 2010 he was made responsible for the supervision of the rebar fabrication shop as well. After some time in the both the concrete shop and the rebar shop Geoff was promoted to his current position of Site operations manager at our main branch located in Scott Depot, West Virginia.

Geoff enjoys competition of all kinds, and his favorite sports are golf, mixed martial arts, and ultimate frisbee. He also enjoys hiking, camping, rock climbing, and any other outdoor activities.
 
 
Ron A. Foster
Retaining Wall Sales and Installation
Ronfoster@fostersupply.com
(304) 282-7614
 Ron A. Foster has worked at Foster Supply since he was 14 years old. He worked summers on the yard and in the field, as a laborer for foster supply while he was in high school and college. He graduated from the University Of Kentucky in 2009 with two degrees, one in Accounting, and the other in Business Management. After graduating he came back to work for Foster Supply full time  and has worked there ever since. He is currently working as manager of retaining wall sales and installation.
 

Jesse Hodge
Yard Supervisor
Jessehodge@fostersupply.com
(304) 755-8241

Jesse joined the team at Foster Supply Inc. in 1990 after a four year obligation in the United States Air Force in the Aerospace Ground Equipment career field. Jesse has worked in various areas at Foster Supply and is currently is in the position of yard supervisor at Foster Supply Inc., taking care of safety, D.O.T. drivers files, workers’ comp., unemployment, inventory etc.


Kerry Cole
Manager of Special Projects and Estimating
Kerrycole@fostersupply.com
(304) 543-8241
 I started at Foster Supply in June 2002. My wife Anna also works at Foster Supply. I have three daughters. I like to hunt, fish, and hike just about anything outdoors and any kind of sports.
 


Inside Sales


Bobby Baldwin
Inside Sales/Purchasing
BobbyBaldwin@fostersupply.com
(304) 755-8241

Hired on with foster supply 1998. Is a christian, married with one daughter. Bobby is a proud grandfather, and enjoys camping riding horses, hunting fishing, and sports.

 

Casey Thornton
Inside Sales/Precast
cdt@fostersupply.com
(304) 755-8241


I have been employed at FSI for 23.5 years.

I started in April of 1991 as a yard employee and have worked in almost every field that we have.

This includes 11 years in precast production and over 4 years in Sales.

I am married to my wonderful wife Helen of almost 26 years and have two boys

Josh is 27 and Matt is 25.

I enjoy the outdoors, especially archery shooting.

I also enjoy hunting & fishing.

I am a Christian first and foremost in my life.

I attend Bethel Baptist Church in Milton, WV

I especially enjoy the study of God’s Word, I also am our Church Youth Leader and really enjoy

Working with them.



 
 
Chad Walker
Inside Sales
Chadwalker@fostersupply.com
(304) 755-8241
 

I was hired on at Foster Supply July 13, 2015. I am married with one son. Prior to working at Foster Supply. I worked six years in the coal industry as a purchasing agent, one year as an operations manager for a vending company and seven years as a facilities project manager with an inbound telemarketing company.  I am married with one son. I enjoy spending time with my family, hunting, fishing and playing softball. 

Outside Sales


Paul Filipiak
Product Engineer
Paul@fostersupply.com
(304) 545-0097

Paul was born and raised in the Chicago area, Paul graduated from the University of Illinois with a BS in Finance.  He spent several years working in the railroad industry before finding his way to West Virginia in 1986.  During his 24 year career as a Sales Engineer at Contech, Paul earned a BS in Construction Management from West Virginia State College and a BS in Civil Engineering Technology from WVU Institute of Technology.  Paul is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia.  He lives in St. Albans with his wife, Robin, and sons Chance and Caleb.




Derrick Sears
Outside Sales
Dsears@fostersupply.com
(304) 553-6565

Derrick has been in the sales of construction products for over 20 years. Most of his experience has been with the home building side of construction. Since April 2007, he has been learning the industry with Foster Supply. While doing outside sales in the southern part of West Virginia, he has enjoyed working with not only other employees, but also the customers. He not only wants to be known as "that Foster Supply guy", but a friend. He and his wife Robin of 23 years, met in college. Both were athletes who were very competitive. After college they vented their need for competition with racing jet skis for yamaha. Then they turned to the dirt oval track. After several years of getting that out of their system they turned to hunting trophy whitetail and fishing in their spare time. He thanks God for all his blessings of life.

Rebar Estimating/Operations



Josh Clendinen
Rebar Estimating/operations
Josh@fostersupply.com
(304) 755-8241

I STARTED WORKING HERE IN 2011 AFTER GETTING MARRIED AND MOVING TO THIS AREA. I STARTED OUT IN OUR CONCRETE SHOP, WHERE I WORKED FOR ABOUT 6 MONTHS. I WAS THEN MOVED TO OUR REBAR SHOP, WHERE I SOON BECAME FOREMAN. AFTER ABOUT TWO AND A HALF YEARS I WAS MOVED TO INSIDE SALES FOR A SHORT TIME. CURRENTLY, I HAVE BEEN PROMOTED TO REBAR SALES AND OPERATIONS MANAGER.

 

OUTSIDE OF WORK, I AM CURRENTLY SERVING MY 6TH YEAR IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD. I HAVE A BEAUTIFUL WIFE, AND THE GREATEST GIFT I’VE EVER BEEN GIVEN, MY SON, KYLER DEAN.


ECI


Matt Gibson
President
Eci@fostersupply.com
(304) 545-5729

I grew up in central WV where I graduated from Braxton County High School. Upon graduation, I went to work for Oneida Coal Company in Braxton County. In the fall of that same year, I enrolled and attended Fairmont State College. After my freshman year of college, I transferred to West Virginia Tech. I continued working for Oneida Coal Company during summer and Christmas breaks while attending college at West Virginia Tech, where I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering.

Upon graduating from college, I continued working for Oneida Coal Company temporarily until I went to work for Fork Lick Coal Company in Webster County. I worked there for the next thirteen years, in the engineering department. After leaving Fork Lick Coal it was then I went to work for Foster Supply as an outside salesman. After working several months in outside sales, the opportunity arose within Foster Supply to start a new company, Environmental Construction, Inc.(ECI), of which I became president. I have been in this position now for fourteen years. ECI provides liners for gas ponds , waste water treatment ponds and landfills . Outside of work, I enjoy my family as well as golfing, fishing, gardening and trail riding the back country of our beautiful state.