Melanie began her long-time career with Prassel on February 6th, 1989. She came to work here as a part time bookkeeper, within 6 weeks was a fulltime contractor salesperson. She went on to become the top salesperson in the company for the next 6 years them became the store manager and purchasing agent. She had years of experience in the construction industry as a co-owner of a construction company where she worked hands on in the field. Her knowledge of the contractors needs came by experience. Her accomplishments also include Dealer of the year award, she served on the board of directors for several years with Mid-South Dealers association and went on to become Vice President then the first Woman President of the association. She currently serves as an officer of the company.
Melanie's view on the reason behind the success of the company is a lot of praying and understanding the needs of the employees as well as the customers and the importance of old school customer service, building long term, trustworthy relationships. where your word is still the contract not a piece of paper and a human being waits on you and answers the phone not a machine.
Welcome to Prassel Lumber, your local building supply headquarters in Central Mississippi! Whether you’re a contractor working on a major construction project or a DIY home improvement enthusiast, we are your go-to source for all your building material needs. With an extensive inventory that spans structural and framing lumber, yard & garden supplies, windows & doors, hardware, and everything required for the perfect finishing touches, we’re here to make your renovating, building, and landscaping projects streamlined, simple, and straightforward. As a locally owned company, we take pride in offering our community quality, cost-efficient, convenient construction products with expert local assistance along the way. That’s the Prassel Promise and we stand behind it. Our team invites you to stop by and experience the Prassel difference today!
Prassell is proud to serve: Jackson, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Yazoo, Richland, Pearl, Brandon, Clinton, Byram, Flowood Mississippi