To be the most knowledgeable, honest and ethical lumber supplier of choice. We seek quality business relationships based on loyalty and teamwork that remain solid through the years. Wayne Lumber endeavors to employ the finest people in the business who are dedicated to fulfilling our mission statement.
The Wayne Lumber Team
James F. Harms, Owner-President
Jim started part-time Wayne Lumber as a freshman at St. John's Jesuit High School in 1982. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree and a major in Building Construction Management. He enjoys the variety of people and job-sites that a typical day at the office presents. Jim's hobbies include golf, music, skiing and attending MSU athletic events.
Peter A. Rauh, Owner- Vice President
Pete is a graduate of Toledo St. Francis and Bowling Green State University. He assumed part-time duties during that period and worked his way through the education process. Pete started at Wayne Lumber in 1983; handling office duties. He has been involved with all parts of the business and is the nucleus of the office.
Thomas Napolski, Sales
Tom began working part-time in 1986 and is a graduate of Maumee High School (1988). Tom has experience in all fields of the Wayne Lumber operation and is an outside salesman. His field of expertise ranges from servicing residential community developments to large single family homes. Tom's hobbies include hunting, fishing and golf.
Matt Simon, Sales
Matt is a graduate of Springfield High School. He has 15 years of experience in construction retail and came to Wayne Lumber in the summer of 2015. Matt handles both residential and commercial work. He employs a solid work ethic and brings valuable energy and creativity to the workplace each day. Matt also is the owner of a private gun business and enjoys interests in music and sports, as well.
Dale graduated from Fremont Ross High School in 1977 and started his lumber career in 1982. Dale became a yard manager in 1992 at Gordon Lumber. Wayne Lumber was fortunate to acquire his services in May of 2019. Dale looks forward to helping both local contractors and Wayne Lumber build their business. Dale's favorite pastimes include: wood working, hunting, and spending time with his wife of 40 years.
I'm a skinny little boy from Cleveland, Ohio coming to chase your women and drink your beer.
Tracy Harms, Controller
Tracy is a graduate of the University of Toledo. She began working for Wayne Lumber in 2010. She manages accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, taxes, human resources, and other administrative duties related to the business.