President, Commercial Operations
Mike Farmer is president of commercial operations at Builders FirstSource. He leads the company’s commercial efforts, including sales and national accounts, marketing, customer segment strategy, and innovation. In this role, Mr. Farmer is responsible for leading the implementation of commercial operations best practices to create sustainable growth and drive innovation through best in class manufacturing capabilities in components, millwork, and READY-FRAME®, while providing an exceptional customer experience.
Mr. Farmer previously served as executive vice president of operational excellence, people and growth at BMC. Before that, he worked as the company’s senior vice president of human resources. Mr. Farmer joined Stock Building Supply in 2006, which merged with BMC in 2015, as a member of its human resources department. Prior to that, Mr. Farmer held a number of leadership positions at ATX-CoreComm.
Mr. Farmer earned his bachelor’s degree from Hope College and master’s degree from Michigan State University, and he has completed executive development programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and at Harvard University. Mr. Farmer is also a notable leader of the NC Triangle Area Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.