Meet the Southern Pine Lumber Team
“Knowledgeable people providing you with the highest quality in product and service”
Southern Pine Lumber Company | Stuart Florida
Location: Stuart, Florida Manager: Matt Zavash

Location: Stuart, Florida
Manager: Matt Zavash
A native Virginian & 83’ Graduate of James Madison University. I have been with my wife Mary for 12 years. Love my dog Beau, King of Beers and Miami                                Hurricanes!

 

Address: 250 N.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 692-2300 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber Company | Boynton Beach, Florida
Location: Boynton Beach, Florida Manager: Manny Gomez

Location: Boynton Beach, Florida
Manager: Manny Gomez
I have been happily married for 19 years with one beautiful daughter. Originally from La Habana, Cuba. I have been in the Marine Industry for 18 years, the last 8 years here with Southern Pine Lumber. I love spending time with my family and going fishing.

Address: 1100 West Industrial Ave., Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Phone: (561) 736-9500 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber Company | Rockledge Florida
Location: Rockledge, Florida Manager: Kevan Allaire

Location: Rockledge, Florida
Manager: Kevan Allaire
I am married and have 5 boys. Decades of Marine Construction experience & a FOOTBALL fanatic!

 

Address: 2135 South US 1, Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: (321) 632-5566 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber Company | Ponte Vedra
Location: Ponte Vedra, Florida Manager: Louis Long

Location: Ponte Vedra, Florida
Manager: Louis Long
Originally from Pennsylvania, worked in my family’s sawmill for 13 years. I love playing music, the beach, and photography.

 

Address: 10710 North US 1, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
Phone: (904) 461-1100 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber | Orlando Florida
Location: Orlando, Florida Manager: Jay Weidner

Location: Orlando, Florida
Manager: Jay Weidner
I’m married with 3 daughters. Originally from Pennsylvania, I have been in the lumber and building industry for over 30 years. I’m a huge sports fanatic. I played basketball in college and coached at the high school level.

Address: 6125 Hansel Avenue, Orlando, FL 32809
Phone: (407) 251-1900 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber Company | Pinellas Park, Florida
Location: Pinellas Park, Florida Manager: Blake Saba

Location: Pinellas Park, Florida
Manager: Blake Saba
I migrated here from the Poconos, PA in 2014 and have 30+ years experience working in the building materials industry. I am widowed and now remarried to my soul mate. Between us we have 5 wonderful children and 2 grandchildren. I love the beach life, Penn State football and ice cold beer.

Address: 10875 52nd Street North, Pinellas Park, FL 33760
Phone: (727) 561-9300 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber Company | Sarasota Florida
Location: Sarasota, Florida Manager: Marie Norman

Location: Sarasota, Florida
Manager: Marie Norman
A Sarasota resident with Jersey roots. Married to my husband David. I have 4 amazing kids and 4 grandchildren. Over 10+ years of lumber experience with the last 3 of those as management in the Marine Construction Industry. I LOVE photography, music, motorcycling and pool.

 

Address: 1375 N. East Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone: (941) 203-6760 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southern Pine Lumber Company | Fort Myers, Florida
Location: Fort Myers, Florida Manager: Michael Montonaro

Location: Fort Myers, Florida
Manager: Michael Montonaro
Originally from Pennsylvania, I relocated to Florida with my family in 2001. I have been married for over 20 years with 3 children and 1 grandchild. I was a CDL driver for over 12 years then becoming a Port Authority Policeman before coming to Florida and joining Southern Pine Lumber. My hobbies include riding motorcycles and fishing.

Address: 16557 Mass Court, Fort Myers, FL 33912
Phone: (941) 444-5774 Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Co-Owner and President

Richard S. Kozell, Jr., pictured to the left, is a high school graduate from Elmwood Park, NJ. He has four grown sons and 4 grandchildren. In 1987 he came to Florida to build what would be his first lumber company, Dock & Deck Lumber Company in Boynton Beach. Since that time the company has changed its name and grown to 8 locations around the State of Florida.

Co-owner and Vice President

Vince Cangiano, pictured to the right, is originally from Warwick, NY, married for 34 years with 2 sons and 2 grandchildren. He joined the company in 1997 to help build Southern Pine Lumber Company into one of the largest and most well-known marine construction supply distribution companies in Florida.

Operations Manager

Jose Alvez has been with Southern Pine Lumber Company for over 20 years. Originally, he came to the United States as a child from Uruguay in 1992 where his family made their home in Palm Beach County.

Jose is a proud father and grandfather. Beginning his career with the company as a truck driver, moving on to yard foreman and then branch manager in 2002. He was promoted to Operations Managers in 2010.

General Manager

Brian Kozell joined the Southern Pine Lumber team in 2011. As a graduate of Florida Atlantic University, he has a bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Brian is married and has one son and one daughter. Originally working his way through the ranks first as a yardman and driver, then on to the assistant manager position, and then branch manager in 2013. In mid-2017 he was promoted to the General Manager position for all eight locations.