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. At Masco, Mr. Buck served as Group Vice President where he was responsible for the Installation and Other Services Segment consisting of both Masco Contractor Services and Service Partners, LLC. Mr. Buck began his career with Masco 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
Rob joined TopBuild in July 2018 as Vice President, Controller, and became the Chief Financial Officer in April 2022. 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.
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., as Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Assistant Secretary of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, as Senior Counsel with Diversey, Inc., and as an associate with the Altheimer & Gray law firm.
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.
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.
Chief Information Officer
Sri is TopBuild’s Chief Information Officer. He most recently served as the Company’s Vice President, IT and PMO. Sri 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, 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, 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.