The staff at ZM Lumber are seasoned pros when it comes to helping you get sorted out! Whether roofing, home improvement, farm & ranch, we’ve got you covered. 

Carl Buskirk, General Manager

Carl has been with ZM Lumber as GM for since 2016 and in that time has been a driving force in the recent store remodel along with all other areas at ZM. Originally from Bayard, NE, Carl has years of experience in lumber, building materials and hardware, having started in construction then moving to lumber yard retail some 38 years ago.

“Our customers have great personalities and are a lot of fun to work with. We form special binds with a lot of them, and that makes it fun to work with them on projects.”

Rick Richter, Sales

Rick has been with ZM Lumber since 2016 and has become the in-house expert on all things having to do with homes & garages, decks, additions, postframe buildings and roofing. If you need an estimate, Rick’s your guy. Hailing from Gering , NE, Rick has 16 years’ experience in the sash & door business, six years in the restoration and roofing business, sveen years in retail contractor sales and two years in the lumber yard business. Rick’s favorite part about working at ZM Lumber is working with customers!

Russ Mick, Sales

Russ joined the ZM Lumber team in 2017 and is the go-to guy for kitchen and bath cabinet design and interior design and planning. Originally from Bayard, NE, Russ has wor4ked in lumber yard management, general contractor sales and kitchen design for years and is an avid hobbyist in wood crafts, antiquing and craft shows. Hi sfavorite part about working at ZM Lumber? “Their diversity.”

Sharon Eads

Sharon is originally from Gering, NE and is a long-time member of the ZM Lumber team, over 14 years in fact. In that time, she has worked in just about area within ZM Lumber, and with her years of hands-on experience, she can definitely help you find what you need. And Sharon’s favorite part of the job? “Why, it’s the people, the staff and the customers that make this job fun.”


David Keane

Originally from Gering, NE, David moved to Salt Lake City after high school and worked in building materials, primarily doors and millworks for 20 plus years. Recenlt moving back to Gering from Atlanta GA, Davidi loves working at ZM Lumber “because of the many varied products we offer fro all kinds of projects.”