THERESA THORYK has been promoted to VP of human resources at Erie Materials from HR director. She started at the regional distributor of building materials in 2015 and has been instrumental in the development of the HR department since then. In another move in the firm’s HR department, JACK MATSON transitioned from VP to senior human-resource consultant. He will continue to play a key role, focusing on strategic efforts such as succession planning, leadership development, employee engagement, and company culture. CHRISTIAN ZOOK was promoted to inside sales representative in Erie Materials’ Auburn site. He started as a summer associate in 2019, and later joined the warehouse staff in June 2020, following his graduation from the University at Buffalo. JUSTIN BYRNES and ZACHARY DELOACH were promoted to the inside sales staff in Syracuse. Both began their careers in the warehouse: Byrnes in 2015 and Deloach in November 2020. BRIANNA RAY has joined Erie Materials as branch administrator at the Syracuse branch.