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About Us

We are a locally owned and operated hardware, building supply and lumber store. Our goal is to serve our Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area with the highest quality products and best customer service. Whether you’re a homeowner, DIYer, contractor or builder, we have exactly what you need to complete your project. Our team has the experience and knowledge to answer your product and project questions.

I have been with Pilot Lumber for around 40 years. All 4 of my children have worked here while in school and beyond. Needless to say, its been a good ride. The people you work with, to the customers you interact with everyday, are why I continue to work.
- Employee, Terry Ruschman

Meet our team

Outside Sales

Terry Ruschman
Scott Studer
Barry Racke


Bellevue Store - 859-491-0100

Steve Bennett
Rhonda Moses
Lisa Carter
Office Manager
David Lawrence
Assistant Store Manager
Paul Ayres
Yard Manager
Gene Morris
Yard / Driver
Ernie Brooks
Inside Sales
Ray Runyan
Inside Sales
Sandy Lee
Inside Sales


Alexandria Store - 859-635-2125

Cindy Sandfoss
Accounts Payable
Nancy Kemper
Accounts Receivable
Mark McKenna
Yard Manager
Caleb Farnsworth
Yard/Inside Sales
 Steve Bennett

Owner, Steve Bennett, decides to bet on Pilot Lumber's potential.