Rapid City

666 Howard Street | 605-343-1115

 
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Rapid City’s First Source for Building

Whether it is new construction or a remodel, DIY or professional contractor, our Rapid City location serves the greater Rapid City area offering quality building materials and knowledgeable customer support.

We love showcasing the finished view of an idea crafted into reality. But the end result doesn’t tell the full story. Our Rapid City store is your first source for all things building. From foundation and framing materials to finishing nails and moulding, let us be your one-stop-shop for value as you bring your next project to life.

 
 
 

Building Materials Are Only The Beginning

In addition to quality building materials, our Rapid City location offers:

  • Experienced and Knowledgeable Sales Team

  • Pre-Built and Custom Sheds with Delivery

  • Drafting and Design Services

  • Truss Design and Fabrication

  • Free Cabinet Layout Designs

  • Free Continuing Education Classes

  • Free Project Estimating

  • Product Delivery and Job-Site Product Stocking of Materials

Stop in to learn more or by calling us at 605-343-1115.


Recent #BFSBuilt Projects in Rapid City

 

Meet Our Rapid City Team

Quality building materials and a wide array of services is only the beginning. We take pride in providing you a team of qualified, professional and knowledgeable building experts that truly care about your project and it’s success.

 
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Drue Schroeder

Drue Schroeder, Multi-Site General Manager

drue.schroeder@bldr.com

Phone: 605-641-4052

Education: University of Phoenix Business Administration

Why I love what I do: My favorite part about my job is working directly with the customer to enhance their project. I also enjoy working in an industry that prides itself on its craftsmanship and relationships gained while working towards a common goal. Customers and dedicated colleagues make my job enjoyable and rewarding.

More About Me: I’ve lived in the Black Hills my entire life. I was born and raised in Hot Springs and that’s where I was lucky enough to get my start in the building industry. I’ve spent the last 12 years working in the Hot Springs, Rapid City, and Spearfish Builders FirstSource stores. I’ve been extremely blessed to develop lifelong relationships with great customers as well as our excellent Builders FirstSource team. When I’m not working I’m enjoying spending time with my wife and five kids. I also enjoy golfing in the summer and hunting in the fall, winter, and spring. The Black Hills is where I love to be and I’m blessed to be part of such a great industry that is truly a large family in itself.


Jeremy Lichty

Jeremy Lichty, Operations Manager

jeremy.lichty@bldr.com

Office Phone: 605-343-1115

Mobile Phone: 605-519-3870

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Black Hills State University

Why I love what I do: I grew up in the building industry. My grandfather ran the lumberyard in my home-town for 25 years, and then my uncle ran it for another 10+ years.  I seem to gravitate back to the building industry in some form or fashion out of personal interest.  I enjoy helping people and teammates source products for their building projects and seeing some of the amazing homes our customers build….and what better place to live than the beautiful Black Hills!


Jesse Welbig, Outside Sales Representative

jesse.welbig@bldr.com

Office Phone: 605-343-1115

Mobile Phone: 605-690-4366

Education: Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration, National American University

Certifications: 2016 BHHBA Affiliate of the Year, 2014 BHHBA Leadership Development Class

Why I love what I do: I truly enjoy working with the people that come in to our Rapid Store to help them accomplish their goals. Whether I am working with a contractor, helping them grow their business by doing a quality job for their client, or directly with the homeowner in helping them realize the home of their dreams, I'm excited to help throughout the process. One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is being able to hear someone's ideas and then help them make those ideas a reality that exceeds even their expectation.


Bob Athans, Outside Sales Representative

bob.athans@bldr.com

Phone: 605-858-1613

Why I love what I do: I enjoy the personal interaction with our customers. I don’t think of them merely as a number, but count them as friends.

More About Me: I believe in giving back, whether it is time or resources. I am proud to support multiple organizations, a few of these including Dumb Friends League, Humane Society, Heifer International, Salvation Army, United Way, Stand up to Cancer, Children’s Miracle Network.


Cory Kaliszewski

Cory Kaliszewski, Outside Sales Representative

cory.kaliszewski@bldr.com

Phone: 605-290-0337

Why I love what I do: I enjoy the team I am able to work with, working with interested customers to bid their projects, and seeing a project come to completion.


Mark Gilmour, Outside Sales Representative

mark.gilmour@bldr.com

Phone: 605-209-0351

Why I love what I do: My favorite part of what I do is being able to personally connect with the customers I work with and help them with their building projects.


Garrett Stiles, Outside Sales Representative

garrett.stiles@bldr.com

Phone: 605-343-1115

Why I love what I do: I really enjoy seeing the sales process followed through from start to finish. I like working with builders and homeowners by gathering information for their projects, providing them a thorough bid on the project and then following through to see it completed. I enjoy the process of selling, and especially the component of it when the project is done and the homeowner or builder is satisfied with what it is they created.


Tom Collins, Outside Sales Representative

thomas.collins@bldr.com

Phone: 605-209-0346

Why I love what I do: I love being able to help people build their dream home or assist them when they make one of the biggest purchases they will make in their lifetime. I'm thankful for great co-workers and the sense of accomplishment when a project is complete.


B.J. Kunza

B.J. Kunza, Outside Sales Representative

bernard.kunza@bldr.com

Phone: 605-431-0927

Why I love what I do: My Favorite part of my job is working with the great coworkers and contractors at ProBuild. Helping everybody get what they need to accomplish their job and be happy about what I have done to help them complete their job from day to day. This is why I love what I do.

More About Me: Teamwork is something I believe in very strongly and if I can help be part of that team to help make someone’s job safer and enjoyable, I will.


Cory Claymore, Outside Sales Representative

cory.clarymore@bldr.com

Phone: 605-415-2151

Why I love what I do: I enjoy being able to work with customers and contractors to help them build their projects from start to finish. With my building experience background, I thrive in the ability to help customers visualize their projects as well as offer alternate suggestions to get the finished look they have always dreamed of. With the talent and experience of our team here at the Rapid City location, we are able to take on any project big or small.

More About Me: I was a contractor for almost 18 years here in the Black Hills as well as having my own construction company for 11 years. I decided to take a different avenue in the building industry and help homeowners and other contractors with their projects by supplying the products needed. I really enjoy getting to work with such a great team of coworkers every day.


Darrell Anderson

Darrell Anderson, Outside Sales Representative

darrell.anderson@bldr.com

Phone: 605-390-9385

Why I love what I do: I like working with contractors. Many of the people I work with in this industry are truly genuine people and as a result, I have made a lot of new friends just being in the building supply business. I also enjoy working with homeowners to help them achieve the goals they have for their home.


David Dunbar

David Dunbar, Outside Sales Representative

david.dunbar@bldr.com

Office Phone: 605-355-4471

Mobile Phone: 605-646-8598

Education: BS in Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Why I love what I do: Every day presents new challenges, and the excitement of working together with customers to get the answers they need for all of the projects they are working on is very rewarding.  There is nothing more exciting than seeing a successfully finished project (other than starting the next project of course).

More About Me: I grew up in a small farm town in Nebraska, and I have worked in retail for many years.  We moved up to South Dakota nearly 9 years ago, and we fell in love with the Black Hills.  We decided that this is where we wanted to raise our children.  In our free time, our four boys find a lot of fun things to do in the hills which usually keeps my wife and I busy and happy.


Amanda Schroeder, Cabinet Designer / Millwork Specialist

amanda.schroeder@bldr.com

Phone: 605-343-1115

Mobile: 605-390-7965

Why I love what I do: I have been designing kitchens and other interior spaces for over six years, ranging from remodels and renovations to completely custom, forever-homes and everything in between. While there are many things that I enjoy about what I get do, one of my favorite things is being able to hear a person’s wants and needs for their space and then making it a reality for them.

It’s wonderful seeing their vision, whether it is a sketch on a piece of paper or a Pinterest board, and then using those ideas to design their ideal space. Being able to assist them throughout the entire process and seeing it go from a sketch, to 3D rendering, to being lived-in…that is very rewarding.


Carey Agena, Cabinet Designer / Millwork Specialist

carey.agena@bldr.com

Phone: 605-343-1115

Why I love what I do: I’ve always had an interest in design and the home building process as my dad used to build houses when I was growing up. I love the process of creating a space for the customer that is useful and beautiful; it’s so exciting to see their vision come to life!

More About Me: I have been married to my husband, Todd, for 26 years, have two amazing kids (adults!)  Zachary, 23 who is a technical ambassador for a bike wheel company in Colorado and Jennifer, 20 who is in her last year of college at Montana State University for Interior Design.  My husband and I are still trying to get used to being empty nesters, so we are attempting to take up golf. I love to bake and watch cooking shows, and spend time with family every chance I can.  


Brad Hoevet

Brad Hoevet, Sales Support

robert.hoevet@bldr.com

Phone: 605-343-1115

Why I love what I do: My favorite part of this job is actually two things. First, I enjoy the team I am able to work with, I have amazing co-workers. Secondly, and equally important, I love the satisfaction of knowing the customer is satisfied and there is an appreciation for when all is well.


Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones, Sales Support

chuck.jones@bldr.com

Phone: 605-787-3002

Education/Certifications: Associates Degree, Architectural Drafting and Building Construction from Mitchell Vocational Technical School

Why I love what I do: I love the customers and the colleagues that I have built relationships with over the years. There’s never a dull day in this industry, always something new.


Gary Carlson

Gary Carlson, Inside Sales Representative

gary.carlson@bldr.com

Phone: 605-484-4375

Why I love what I do: I enjoy helping customers get their project done, and then seeing them come back to do business with us again because they're happy with their previous purchase and help.


Rod Busetti

Rod Busetti, Drafter Designer

rodney.busetti@bldr.com

Phone: 605-343-1115

Why I love what I do: The people I work with and the contractors most of whom I would consider my friends. I believe that a happy staff that can make the decisions when needed is paramount. Most of us have been in this business or construction most of our adult life and I think it shows.

More About Me: I think it's very important to our customers that they get to work with a knowledgable sales staff. Other large building supply stores seem to come up short in being able to provide expert knowledge about building and products. In addition to our products, our people is what gives us the edge and earns the trust and loyalty of our customers.


Dallas Richter Builders FirstSource

Dallas Richter, Drafter Designer

dallas.richter@bldr.com

Phone: 605-343-1115

Why I love what I do: I have always enjoyed designing things from a young age. As I got older, I always wanted to be in the design business. The ability to take an idea and make it reality is something that I find very rewarding.

One of my favorite parts of my role with Builders FirstSource is meeting with customers and listening to what they want in their home. Through those conversations I am able to take those ideas and design them exactly what they want. As a residential designer, it is very enjoyable when you finish the design of a home and look at what you just produced, knowing that a person or a family will be living in a home you designed.

More About Me: I was born and raised in the Black Hills area on a family ranch. I earned my drafting degree at Western Dakota Tech and stayed in the area after graduating, working for a local architectural firm for 19 years. In this role I designed commercial, industrial, hospitality, medical, educational, assisted living, restaurants, and residential buildings.

When I am not working as an architectural designer, I am an assistant women’s college basketball coach for a local university. Prior to coaching college basketball I was a high school football and boys and girls basketball coach for 16 years. Apart from that I continue to help out on the family ranch and when I find free time, I enjoy doing a little fishing and spending days at the lake.


 

 

Builders FirstSource Rapid City

666 Howard Street

Rapid City, SD 57702

605-343-1115

Monday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday: Closed