Since 1885, we’ve prided ourselves on our midwestern work ethic and our ability to deliver more for our customers. Today, we’re a team of seasoned industry experts with a deeply rooted passion for solving problems — we want to help your business grow.
Mike has been with Maley & Wertz since 1998. Starting in Operations Management, Mike quickly moved to General Manager, and now currently serves as Executive Vice President over both Maley & Wertz and Kirkham Hardwoods. Armed with knowledge gained through 30 years in the industry, Mike takes a special interest in the integrity of Maley & Wertz products and the skill and commitment of its workforce. Mike has served 8 years on the IHLA board and is an active past President. He has also served 8 years on the NHLA board and served on the Executive Committee. Additional industry commitments includes having served on the Hardwood Federation Board, Hardwood Forest Foundation board and membership in the Ohio Valley Kiln Drying Association
Ryan joined the Maley & Wertz team in January of 2012. Initially hired as a Management Trainee, Ryan immersed himself in all aspects of the business and continued to grow. Ryan’s current role is the Director of Kiln-Dried Operations. Spearheading logistics and operations growth, Ryan has successfully implemented a new computer system that has increased efficiency and simplified inventory control.
Matt has been with Kirkham Hardwoods for over 25 years. He began working in the sawmill grading cants and soon moved into the forestry department. He became the log yard manager responsible for grading and inventory of incoming logs along with accounts payable. He served as the timber and log procurement manager for many years before transitioning into the Director of Operations. Matt is a firm advocate of practicing sustainable forestry and feels that it is crucial to be involved in the struggle to maintain a healthy ecosystem and control the introduction and spread of non-native invasive species.
As the Director of Kiln Dried Sales, Philip overseas both domestic and International sales. Along with the sales duties Philip also heads up the procurement of Green lumber and handles all the transportation needs. Having been in the Hardwood Lumber and Wood Products Industry for over 40 years, Philip brings invaluable experience to the Maley & Wertz operations.
Alex started with Maley & Wertz in 2010 and has performed at the highest level in his operational duties. His eye for quality and customer satisfaction gave rise to him taking over the planning mill as well as onboarding new employees. Alex moved into warehousing and logistics to improve the flow and functionality of our product moving to our customers. Alex is now part of the sales and management team and is an integral part of Maley & Wertz’ success.