Chris Beard

Vice President, Building Products Research


Reach out to Chris if you have questions regarding building products distribution and market demand and forecasting.

Chris manages JBREC’s monthly Dealer Survey and quarterly Prefab Components Index as well as public building products earnings. He leverages his relationships with distribution and manufacturers to help form JBREC’s forecast theses.

Past Experience

  • Strategic Insights Manager at Pella Corporation


  • BS in Political Science and History from the Technical University of Dresden, Germany

Fun fact

Chris loves a challenge and learning something new. Getting to the bottom of knotty problems is what inspires and motivates him.