BRS :: Staff
Building Research Systems, Inc.


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Cody.jpgCody Rodden: President. Cody has 40 plus years of experience and expertise from the metal building industry. The last seven years have been spent as a licensee with Alliance Steel, Inc as the Component/Architectural Roofing Sales Manager and Vice President of Warranty Services. Prior to that, Cody spent 23 1/2 years with MBCI as Regional Manager-North Texas, then Sales Manager-Oklahoma City. Before MBCI, Cody spent 10 years in night school while working full time to attain an Associates Liberal Arts Degree from Tarrant County Junior College, then a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. This educational night school/full time working decade plan included attending the University of Houston during his 2-year stint as a sales/plant manager for Mizell Brothers Company before finishing up at UTA. Cody and his wife Linda, of 32 years, live in Edmond, Oklahoma. They are the proud parents of Heather and Ethan and grandparents of two grandsons.

Trey.jpgTrey Herren: Vice President. Trey has been with BRS since 2007 and is an industry veteran of over 25 years. He first worked for Star Building Systems and was a member of the Oklahoma National Guard for seven years. Originally from Norman, Oklahoma, he graduated from the Moore-Norman Technology Center.  He is a member of Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) and serves on the committee for Insurance & Fire Related Matters. Trey displays great organization and leadership skills. He assists BRS customers with technical questions concerning applications, design and testing. His niche is working with AutoCAD and drawing and designing new products. Trey and his wife Mary, reside in Newcastle, Okla. On weekends you will find Trey either on the golf course or hunting.

Richard.jpgRichard G Starks, Jr PE: Vice President Engineering & Product Development. Richard is a Licensed Professional Engineer with 20 years of experience in the metal building industry. Richard is originally from Savannah, Georgia. He moved to Oklahoma and worked his way through school earning a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in structures from the University of Oklahoma. He spent 10 years with Star Building Systems as a Sales Engineer and a Product Development Engineer.  He is a member of Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) where he serves on the technical and energy committees, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Oklahoma Structural Engineer’s Association (OSEA). Richard brings a lot of industry knowledge and creativity to our company that will translate into high quality and innovative products. He is also responsible for product testing, certification and forensic analysis. When Richard is not at BRS, he likes to hunt and fish.  He is married to his wife, Lanina and has two grown boys and a grandson.

Cj.jpgCJ Price: Administrative Assistant. CJ has been with the company from the beginning in 1998. She has over 17 years of experience handling the company’s finances, billing and payroll.  Prior to this, CJ was a manager for Insurance Temporary Services of Oklahoma City. She now manages all the accounts receivables and payables. Her loyalty and eye for detail has made her an outstanding employee and a great addition to the BPD team, providing superb service to all of our customers. Away from the office Cj and her husband, Bob like to travel and garden together. They reside in Edmond, Oklahoma. In CJ’s free time she enjoys crocheting and reading books.