Attendees got to hear from the honorees and congratulate them in the live chat. Scott Wright, NHPA executive director of advanced training programs, hosted the event and the program sponsors introduced each of the honorees.
“Congratulations to this year’s honorees,” Wright says. “You’re a testament to what is great about our industry and our future, and you make us all very proud.”
Click here to stream the video from this year’s virtual event.
Congratulations to the 2022 Young Retailer of the Year Honorees
Under $3M in Annual Sales
Kyle Adair—Maycrest Hardware, co-owner
Over $3M in Annual Sales
Cory Rhynehart—Milton Hardware & Building Supply, minority owner
Nicole Anderson—Wilco Co-op, marketing manager
Brandon Donahue—Westerly Paints Inc., owner
Jade Haynie—Northwest Hardware, general manager
Adam Moulton—Woodstock Home Hardware Building Centre, Allendale Home Hardware Building Centre and Ingersoll Home Hardware Building Centre, owner
Coreen Pierce—Koopman Lumber, branch administration manager
Brandon Wright—Stan’s Merry Mart, owner
To learn more about the 2022 honorees, read Hardware Retailing‘s 2022 Young Retailer of the Year special digital publication.
About the Young Retailer of the Year Program
For 26 years, the Young Retailer of the Year program has highlighted the skills and success of the next generation of independent home improvement leaders. The recognition program aims to identify and promote young independent home improvement and paint leaders and brings together successful independent retailers from all wholesalers, giving the industry a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect.
Thank You to Our Program Sponsors
This program would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. The following companies have invested in the future of the independent home improvement channel.