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Grabber Construction Products Announces New President and CEO
Bevan Wulfenstein Phone: 801-492-3880, extension 209
Robert Waterhouse, Construction Industry Leader, Appointed
HIGHLAND, UTAH (April 4, 2019) -- Grabber Construction Products, part of the Dot Family Holdings group of companies, today appointed Robert Waterhouse as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 15, 2019. Waterhouse will assume the role held by Roland Snyder, who is retiring and has served as President since 2014 / CEO since 2015, and has been part of Grabber leadership for nearly 30 years. Grabber Construction Products is an international distributor of professional grade fastener and construction products.

Waterhouse has an extensive background as a leader in the construction industry with 33 years of experience. He comes to Grabber Construction Products from L&W Supply, a customer of Grabber Construction Products and one of the nation's largest distributors of gypsum wallboard and building materials, where he served as General Manager and Executive Vice President.

Previously Waterhouse served as Vice-President of Marketing, Senior Vice-President of Sales, and General Manager of Ceilings at USG Corporation.

“Rob has a proven track record in the construction industry, and we are very pleased that he is joining our team as president and CEO,” said John Tracy, Chairman and CEO of Dot Family Holdings. “We look forward to leveraging his leadership and in steering Grabber Construction Products forward.”

Waterhouse is a board member and a past president of the Board for the Foundation of Wall and Ceilings Industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Iowa and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri.
About Grabber Construction Products
Grabber Construction Products is an international distributor of quality products for construction professionals. Grabber's line includes premium fasteners and fastening systems for wood, metal, and drywall applications in the commercial and residential construction markets. Grabber also distributes a wide range of proprietary tools, accessories, equipment, and building materials to the construction industry. For information on Grabber, please visit or call 800-477-TURN (8876).

About Dot Family Holdings Dot Family Holding
(DFH) is focused exclusively on acquiring leading middle-market distribution companies, with a special interest in master/two-step distribution and any national distribution business models. We are a unique alternative to today’s typical private equity providers. Our permanent, proprietary capital base allows for efficient decision-making, flexible transaction structures, and ideal alignment with management teams. We seek out business partners in which we can invest for the long-haul, employing a strict buy and hold (and grow) strategy. For more information on Dot Family Holdings, visit