Richards Building Supply Acquires Prairie Wholesale


HOMER GLEN, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 – Homer Glen, IL, Richards Building Supply, and Prairie Wholesale Supply announced they are excited to be in an agreement to add Springfield, Illinois based Prairie Wholesale to Richards Building Supply.

Ron Guzior, CEO and President of Richards Building Supply, commented, “We want to thank our customers for trusting us to serve them. It’s because of them we are expanding, and we never forget that we’ve been building relationships, one customer, at a time since 1978.”

Prairie Wholesale Supply President Melissa Dannenberger added, “It’s a wonderful feeling knowing our employees and customers will continue to be well supported by Richards Building Supply with a servant culture that cares about family.”

Angelos Manolis, Regional Vice President, added, “We care about the success of our employees and customers. Therefore, we make the extra effort to ensure their experience is beneficial, whether it is for our employees and their career aspirations or our customers and their long-term business success.”

“The addition of the Springfield branch allows us to deliver even higher levels of support throughout Central Illinois and added convenience for our contractor and roofing customers,” said Dave McCourt, Area Manager for Richards Building Supply. McCourt added, “We are open for business, and the experienced team at our Springfield branch is standing by to answer questions or provide a quote.”


Richards Building Supply is a family-owned independent wholesale distributor of building materials established in 1978. The family serves professional contractors, builders, remodelers, and restoration companies across 14 states, with over 60 branches spanning the Midwest to North and Southeast regions.  Richards stocks a comprehensive line of products for residential and commercial roofing. Products include roofing, siding, windows, doors, soffits, rainware, cabinets, decking, moulding, and related accessories.


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