President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Buck became TopBuild’s Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2021 after serving as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer following its spin-off from Masco in June 2015. Prior to TopBuild, Robert served as Group Vice President of Masco where he was responsible for the Installation and Other Services Segment consisting of both Masco Contractor Services and Service Partners, LLC. Robert began his career with Masco Corporation in 1997 at Liberty Hardware where he spent eight years in several operations leadership roles and worked extensively in international operations. He became Executive Vice President in 2005 and helped lead the merger of another Masco company with Liberty Hardware before being promoted to the office of President in 2007.
Robert earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Chief Financial Officer
John was named Chief Financial Officer of TopBuild Corp. in connection with Masco Corporation’s spin off transaction in June 2015. Prior to assuming this role, John served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer with Masco Contractor Services. He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Masco’s Retail Cabinet Group. Prior to joining Masco, John was the Vice President, Finance and IT with BioLab, Inc. a subsidiary of Chemtura Corp (formerly Great Lakes Chemical), Vice President, Finance – Performance Chemicals, a division of Great Lakes Chemical, Director Financial Planning for Engineered Materials Sector, a business unit of Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal Corporation). John also held finance management positions with Lockheed Martin, General Electric Corporation, and RCA Corporation.
John earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Indianapolis.
Luis F. Machado
General Counsel and Secretary
Luis joined TopBuild in August 2020 as General Counsel and Secretary. Most recently, Luis served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of CTS Corporation. Prior to joining CTS in 2015, Luis held positions as Senior Vice President, Legal, and Assistant Secretary at L Brands, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio, as Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Assistant Secretary of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in Chicago, as Senior Counsel with Diversey, Inc. in Racine, Wisconsin, and as an associate with the Altheimer & Gray law firm in Chicago.
Luis earned a JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Jennifer joined TopBuild in 2020 as Vice President, Talent Management and was subsequently promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to this position, Jennifer was Vice President of Human Resources for Liberty Hardware, where she led all aspects of human resources and talent strategy and planning. Throughout her 23-year career with Liberty Hardware, a Masco company, Jennifer led Human Resources and many other areas of the business, including Continuous Improvement, Customer Services and Information Technology.
Jennifer earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
President, TruTeam Operations
Steve joined TopBuild Corp. as Senior Vice President of Operations in November 2015. Previously, he was the owner/operator of Cary Insulation which had over 35 locations when it was acquired by Masco Contractor Services (MCS) in 1999. Steve remained with Masco until 2007, managing MCS’s east coast operations. Steve began installing insulation as a teenager, working for his father’s company during school breaks and weekends. He became a full-time installer of Cary Insulation after graduating from high school in 1973. Over time, he was given responsibility for all aspects of managing the business including purchasing, labor productivity initiatives, recruiting, sales and human resources. Steve inherited the company in 1991, and grew the business from three locations to a total of 35.
President, Service Partners Operations
Jeff joined TopBuild Corp. in 2015 as Regional Leader for TruTeam’s Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions. He was subsequently promoted to TruTeam’s Senior Vice President of Operations. In September 2019, Jeff was promoted to his current position, President of Service Partners Operations. Jeff has been working in the insulation business since 1982 after playing 5 years with the New York Mets. In 1994, his family sold their insulation business to Cary Insulation, which was later sold to Masco Contractor Services (MCS) in 1999. Jeff was with MCS for six years, serving as Vice President of Operations for MCS East Region and later as the East Region’s Chief Operating Officer.
President, Distribution International
Steve Margolius joined TopBuild in October 2021 when the Company acquired Distribution International where he had been serving as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since 2017. Prior to joining Distribution International, Steve held a number of senior positions with HD Supply (“HDS”), including Chief Sales Officer and Chief Operating Officer as well as CEO and President of HDS Power Solutions, Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Operating Officer for Power Solutions, and President of HDS's Electrical and Plumbing/HVAC business. Steve also served as Vice President of Finance and Support Services for Arrow Electronics' North American Components Division and held multiple financial leadership positions with G.E. in U.S. and European-based manufacturing businesses.
Steve earned a Bachelor’s degree from State University of New York.
Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions
David was named Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions in July 2016. David previously served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Masco Contractor Services (MCS), the predecessor company to TruTeam. David joined MCS in 1999 and served in various capacities including Vice President of Operations, Regional Manager and Division Manager. Prior to MCS, David was an Investment Advisor with Woodchester in Dublin, Ireland.
David earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting from University College in Dublin, Ireland.
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
Rip is TopBuild Corp.’s Vice President, Supply Chain. Prior to assuming this role, Rip worked for Masco Contractor Services (MCS), which he joined in 2006. At MCS, Rip served as Vice President of Operations Development after being promoted from Vice President of Supply Chain. Rip joined Masco in 2006 as Director of Purchasing with the Builder Cabinet Group. Prior to Masco, Rip was CEO and an equity partner at Chainworks Incorporated. He has also held operations and supply leadership positions at Tenneco Automotive and Honeywell International.
Rip earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Vice President, Innovation and Marketing
Robin joined TopBuild in 2019 as Vice President, Innovation and Marketing. Most recently, Robin was Vice President of Innovation Strategy and Go-to-Market at ADT Security Services where she led new product strategy and planning. At ADT for nine years, Robin held a number of positions including Senior Director of Media and Marketing Campaign Execution and Director of B2B Strategy and Marketing. Prior to joining ADT, Robin founded an e-commerce business and also held a number of positions at Verizon Communications. At Verizon for nine years, Robin led teams in advertising, local market activation and customer experience including serving as Director of Acquisition Marketing.
Robin earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Princeton University.
Vice President, Controller
Rob joined TopBuild in July 2018 as Vice President, Controller. Most recently, he was Senior Director/Assistant Controller for Mohawk Industries where he worked for eleven years. At Mohawk, Rob held a number of positions including Senior Director of International Finance and Division Controller. Prior to joining Mohawk, Rob was with NCH Corporation where he served as Director of International Treasury and as a Division Controller. He began his career in the accounting department of Ingersoll-Rand Company.
Rob earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Shippensburg University and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President, IT & PMO
Sri is TopBuild Corp.’s Vice President, IT & PMO. He joined the Company in 2007 when it was part of Masco Contractor Services (MCS), the predecessor company to TopBuild. Sri has served in a number of positions over this time including Order to Cash Lead, Sales Commissions Functional Lead, Deployment Manager, Applications Director, and Senior Director-PMO. Sri also led the diligence and integration team following the acquisition of USI. Prior to TopBuild, Sri worked at GE Healthcare, GE Industrial Systems, Oracle, NSK Motion & Control, and FAG Bearings.
Sri earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Institution of Engineers (India), a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Jack Welch Management Institute, and holds Lean Six Sigma Black Belt along with certifications in supply chain area such as CPIM, and CSCP.
Vice President, Investor Relations
Tabitha joined TopBuild Corp. in October 2015 as Vice President, Investor Relations. Previously, she was the Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporation Communications for Highwoods Properties, a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust, which she joined in 2002. Tabitha also served as Vice President of Investor Relations for SpectraSite Holdings and Vanguard Cellular.
Tabitha earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.