Mid-America Lumbermens Association


MLA partners with a number of companies to bring members quality programs and services. There is more information about each on this website. Listed here is contact information so you can get in touch with these companies. Or, you can always feel free to contact the MLA office at 800-747-6529, and we will have someone contact you at your convenience.

BlueTarp Financial

Finance services for the building materials industry.

Mike DeSimone (mdesimone@bluetarp.com)

443 Congress Street, 6th floor

Portland, Maine 04101

PHONE: 207-797-5900


Discovery Based Retail

Retail concepts and services.

Phil Mitchell (phil@discoverdbr.com)

Gary Petz (gary@discoverdbr.com)


FAX: 888-292-6531


Equipment Dealer Consulting, LLC

Curt Kleoppel, CPA, CVA; Bob Charbonneau, CPA, CVA

Experts in lumber and hardware business valuations.

638 W. 39th St.

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-561-5323 or 800-762-5616


Federated Insurance

For all your insurance needs.

David Ploesser, Regional Account Executive (dkploesser@fedins.com)

10901 Lowell Ave., Ste. 100

Overland Park, KS 66210-2314

314-420-4439 (m)/Fax: 507-455-7840


ICS-National Collection Services, LLC

R. Todd Elliott, Managing Partner (telliott@ICS-National.com)

9726 E. 42nd St.

Tulsa, OK 74146

918-622-2331/FAX: 918-622-2339

Toll-free: 877-622-2331



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Sam Nardi (samnardi@comcast.net, 847-219-6711)

Fax statements for analysis to: 815-455-5317

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State Fair Community College

Shannon Heusinkveld, Program Coordinator (sheusinkveld@sfccmo.edu)

Fielding Technical Center

3201 W. 16th St.

Sedalia, MO 65301-2199

660-530-5800, ext. 7233


Tax Favored Benefits  |  MLA Multiple-Employer Plan (MEP)

401(k), investments, health insurance, and profit-sharing programs.

Bill Male (BillM@taxfavoredbenefits.com)

4801 W. 110th Street, Ste 200

Overland Park, KS 66211

Phone: 913-648-5526

Fax: 913-648-6798


Mid-America Lumbermens Association

638 W. 39th St., Kansas City, MO 64111

PHONE: 816-561-5323

FAX: 816-561-1249


PO Box 419264

Kansas City, MO 64141-6264

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