Justin Ellis is a native of Roswell, NM, and President of Builders Stores of NM, Inc. Justin is the second generation of the Ellis family in the LBM industry, following his father Bruce into the business. He fell in love with the industry while working at his family's lumber yard, Roswell Lumber Do It Center in high school. Justin says, “I was incredibly lucky to learn by osmosis from my father at an early age and be exposed to so much of this industry!"
He attended New Mexico State University and earned a Bachelor’s of Agriculture in Business. After college, he returned to the family business serving in multiple roles including leading the creation of the Builders Do It Center brand and the transition to that brand from the legacy brands of Roswell Lumber Do It Center and Artesia Do It Center, a project that earned him the NRHA's Young Retailer of the Year Award in 2013. Justin now serves as President of Builders Stores of NM, Inc. the retail and pro division of Roswell Lumber Co. as well as the General Manager of RLC Supply and Logistics, the wholesale and logistics division of Roswell Lumber Co.
Justin lives in Roswell, NM along with his wife Jessica. In addition to his business, Justin serves on the Board of Directors of the Chaves County CASA Program, and enjoys reading, cooking, hunting, fly fishing, and most anything else that takes him outdoors.