Sexton Group announces organizational changes and leadership appointments to support our national growth objectives.


The Sexton Group has seen significant growth in recent years and has evolved from a western focused buying group to the fastest growing national buying group.

“To position the Sexton Group for continued success now and in the future, we’re making strategic organizational changes and announcing leadership appointments,” says Steve Buckle, President.

Sexton Group is pleased to announce the following:

Eric Palmer will take on the role of Senior Manager Purchasing. Eric has been actively involved in the industry for over 10 years and four with Sexton. He has shown keen leadership skills, which will help to shape the future of Sexton.

Tom Bell has accepted the role of Senior Manager Business Development. Tom has over 30 years of experience in the building supply industry and is an active leader of industry associations.

Krista Venn – Manager of Programs/Analysis. Krista has been with the Sexton Group for 15 years and has in-depth knowledge of the industry and understands our members’ day-to-day needs.

“I’m proud to see our experienced and forward-thinking people move into these senior leadership roles,” says Buckle. “I know they will strengthen our team and enable us to deliver exceptional service and value to our membership as we continue to grow.”

The Sexton Group prides itself on providing exceptional service to all members, including strong advocacy with vendor partners, providing transactional excellence and ensuring members remain competitive in local markets.

Sexton Group Ltd. is an independently owned buying group for building materials, hardware, lumber and manufactured structures. We are a dedicated team of industry experts focused on our independent members’ success. We negotiate strong, regionally competitive programs for all members coast-to-coast. We work for our members every day, so they can focus on what matters most – their business. We are committed to our 300 members, representing over 400 locations in every province and territory in Canada.


Please contact Steve Buckle, call (204) 694-0269 or email

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