~Brandon Hopperstad Recognized for Professional Excellence by National Building Material Distributor ~


Batavia, Illinois – January 22, 2019 – Parksite, Inc. announces the selection of Brandon Hopperstad, Commercial Building Product Specialist, as the 2018 Specialist of the Year, representing the DuPont™ Tyvek® product-line.  A Specialist provides building science and technical support to developers, general contractors and specifiers who use the family of DuPont products.  Specialist services include CEU courses, specification writing, job observations and product installation training.  “The award”, stated Craig Wheatley, Director of Market Development, “was initially created by the DuPont organization to recognize an exceptional individual among all Specialists in the North American market.  We wanted to take that same foundation and build upon it in our own organization and distinguish and honor individuals for their efforts, sales performance, and relationships in our network and industry.”


Hopperstad, a seven-year Parksite associate based out of Parksite’s Fargo, North Dakota location stated upon receiving the award, ” Being named Specialist of the Year is a such tremendous honor. I have had the opportunity to learn from so many great people within the Specialist Network and this award is a direct reflection of that. I’d like to thank Craig and the entire Parksite organization for the opportunity and recognition”.


With a network of 60 Specialists committed to serving the industry in our organization, it is Parksite’s intention to Identify and acknowledge superior performance annually.  Hopperstad was honored with the award in conjunction with the DuPont™ Tyvek® Specialist Conference in Phoenix this month.



About Parksite

Founded in 1971 by John Morrisroe and Ray Biggins, Parksite is 100% employee-owned. According to Ron Heitzman, CEO, “Our commitment has been, and will always be, to create demonstrable value for our customers, suppliers and shareholders. Growth and sustainability are important to all of our stakeholders, and we will deliver both.” Nationally, with the recent acquisition of Atlantic Plywood Corporation, Parksite has 19 locations and over 650 employee-owners. More information about the company and its products is available at www.parksite.com & www.atlanticplywood.com.