About Us > Company Leadership

Read biographies of our staff, some of the best and brightest in the industry with decades of experience.  All ready to make your vision a reality.


Img-NoPic Chester Damico. Founder
Chester gained years of experience in the carpentry industry, where he became a Master Carpenter. In 1964, he started his own Kitchen & Bath design, sales, & installation firm known as Fairmont Kitchen Center. Then in 1979 he had the foresight to start making his own cabinets. This is when he formed the parent company Mountaineer WoodCraft. The company grew from a local manufacturer to include a network of dealers in the Pittsburgh area. The retail side also continued to flourish under his leadership. In 2002 he retired, but still continues to oversee installations and has a hand in day to day operations. His attention to detail and craftsmanship have helped shape the company into what it is today.
Img-NoPic Trudy Anderson. President/Owner Logo-NKBA
Trudy is the daughter of Chester. After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design at West Virginia University, she joined Fairmont Kitchen Center in 1972. While learning the business from her father, she became the Senior Designer of the company. As her experience and understanding of the business grew, she decided to go back to school where she received her MBA from West Virginia University in 1990. She became President of the company in 2002 after her father retired. Mainly working from referrals, she has become known as an exceptional Kitchen & Bath Designer. With her years of experience, she has the ability to give the customers exactly what they have envisioned. Keeping up with her father's values, she continues to build Fairmont Kitchen Center, the retail side of Mountaineer WoodCraft, into a company well known for its reputation of quality materials and installations. Fairmont Kitchen Center serves not only Fairmont but the Morgantown and Clarksburg markets.
Img-NoPic Dan Dean. Vice President/Co-Owner
Joining the Company in 1990, Dan started as an assembly cabinet maker. Through his work ethic and abilities, he became the lead custom cabinet maker and eventually began managing the department. He is now the lead Foreman of the shop and oversees all manufacturing. In conjunction with running the rough mill, assembly, and finishing departments, he became a co-owner in 2002; fiirther helping the company with his extensive experience and knowledge of cabinetry and machinery. He continues to build many custom items on a daily basis.
Img-NoPic Ty Anderson. Director of Operations
Ty is Trudy's son. After graduating from West Virginia University with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, he gained over five years of management experience. He then joined the company in February of 2011. Currently he is in training to learn the business from the ground up and will one day become the third generation to run the company.
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  • In an age when it is difficult to find companies who do quality work, you are fortunate enough to have a staff of true craftsmen. We could not be happier with all aspects of the work.
    -Rodney and Rebecca Bean
     
  • From the outset of our project, the assistance provided by all of the staff from the showroom to the onsite work was outstanding.
    -Mickey & Susan Carlock