Nova USA Wood Products
Importer of Premium Wood Products

Nova is committed to providing the best products, service and value possible in its hardwood programs by combining its own agile and efficient operational infrastructure with a large network of leading South American and Asian manufacturers.

Premium Hardwood Decking, Siding, Truck Flooring & Kiln Sticks

With offices in Northern and Southern Brazil, and in Indonesia, Nova offers the very best in quality control, logistics, product knowledge and supplier relationships. Nova also works with the leading manufacturers in South America and Asia to give our customers superior, top-quality products at the most competitive prices available.

Our US import division was started in 2005 and now includes warehouse locations throughout the US. Our US headquarters are in Portland, OR where we manage finance and accounting, information technology and marketing.

Our Pledge To You

  • We develop long-term partnerships with our customers and suppliers.
  • We follow through on our commitments.
  • We strive to be the best we can be, constantly working to improve.
  • We treat our business partners with respect.

About Our Company

Nova USA was founded in 2005 by Steve Getsiv, John McGlocklin and David Zugman. Together they formed Nova USA Wood, creating an outstanding international trading company that specializes in wholesale flooring, decking, trailer decking, wood siding, and accessories. Bill Christou joined Nova in 2009 as a partner in the business and now manages our exterior decking and truck flooring programs.

Steve Getsiv

Steve Getsiv - Nova USA Wood Products - CEO

Steve is the President and CEO of Nova Products Inc. and is the managing partner for Nova USA Wood Products. Steve has a B.A. from Dartmouth College in Engineering and Computer Science (1987), earned his MBA with honors from Portland State University (1997), and attended the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University (2011).

After college, Steve joined Pacific Laminating & Manufacturing, a finger joint and edge glue plant started by his father Ted Getsiv in 1961. Steve quickly learned the truck flooring and lumber remanufacturing business as well as some financial accounting, cost accounting and manufacturing management. In 1991, he joined Oregon-Canadian Forest Products in North Plains, Oregon. While there, he was responsible for special projects, information technology and eventually managed the tropical hardwood import program, which grew into a $25 million annual program.

While working on his MBA from Portland State University, he was able to apply his business school studies directly into practice at the company. His projects included implementation of accounting software, designing cost accounting software and employee incentive programs, as well as managing and creating most of the company’s marketing collateral.

Steve used his skills, vast knowledge, and experience in the lumber industry to help found Nova USA Wood, which specializes in importing and wholesaling the finest exotic hardwoods from around the world.

Bill Christou

Bill Christou and Supplier - Nova USA Wood Products - Partner

Bill Christou (pictured above with one of our valuable suppliers) joined Nova in 2009 as a partner. Bill is a specialist in both residential decking products and truck trailer flooring products. Bill is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia, Greek and English; he also speaks French as well as some basic Spanish and Portuguese.

Bill grew up in Toronto, ON and earned a B.A. with Honors from the University of Toronto in Political Science and Philosophy, Christou briefly worked with Merrill Lynch in Money Market Banking and then travelled extensively throughout the world.

In 1991 Christou earned his Graduate Diploma in Asian Business and Management from Capilano College's APMCP Program. Shortly thereafter, Bill joined Nelson International Inc. of Vancouver, BC, Canada. For the next decade, Christou lived in Indonesia and managed the Asian based purchasing for Nelson's tropical hardwood program which he directed into a $30 million annual program.

Matt Kenton

Matt Kenton - Nova USA Wood Products - COO

Matt Kenton joined Nova in December 2022 as our Chief Operating Officer, COO.

Matt brings over 15 years of experience as collaborative business leader. He will be responsible for driving culture, business development, and strategy execution for Nova. Prior to joining our team, he served as the CFO and Vice President of Strategy Development for Columbia Grain International (a wholesaler of agricultural & food ingredients to domestic and international markets).

Matt is passionate about employee talent development and building high functioning teams. He is a native Oregonian, with degrees from Montana State University and Portland State University. While away from the office, Matt enjoys coaching his children’s youth sports, fishing, hiking, and home improvement projects.

Jeff Neal

Jeff Neal - Nova USA Wood Products - CFO

Jeff Neal joined Nova in December 2022 as our Chief Financial Officer, CFO.

Jeff brings over 30 years of experience as a financial professional. Prior to joining our team at Nova he served as CFO for several northwest home-grown businesses, including Teufel Landscape (the largest commercial landscape construction company in Oregon and Washington), Stone Bridge Homes/ Venture Properties (a top 10 Oregon home builder and land development company), TCM (now Southland…one of the largest commercial HVAC and Plumbing Contractors in Oregon and Washington) and Rodda Paint (a leading manufacturer and distributor of paint and supplies throughout the northwest).

Beyond his deep finance experience, Jeff’s background also includes serving as Teufel’s VP of Operations, ushering in a period of tremendous growth and operational success; as well as experience selling financial securities and providing both personal and business financial planning. Jeff graduated from Brigham Young University and in 2018 Jeff was recognized by the Portland Business Journal as CFO of the year.

The Nova Team - Professional, Hard Working, and Ready to Assist

Our team of professionals is based in Forest Grove, Oregon, just West of Portland, Oregon.