Denver (November 7, 2016) – Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has promoted Channing Miller to Merchandise Manager. Miller has been with PRO Group since 2014 and has previously held the roles of Associate Merchandise Manager and Marketing & Merchandising Coordinator.
Miller’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Automotive, Farm and Farm Hardware, Farm/Agricultural Supply, Housewares, Pet Supplies and Seasonal. She will also coordinate special buys and advertising opportunities and recruit new vendors for the group at industry trade shows and conferences, including distributor events and national events such as the National Hardware Show and the upcoming Executive Planning Conference.
“I’m extremely thankful for this opportunity,” Miller said. “To me, the value of independent businesses in our local communities is immeasurable and I love that I can contribute to their success in my day-to-day functions at PRO.” She added, “I’m ready to commit to this role and continue to strengthen the independent home improvement industry and two-step distribution.”
Shari Kalbach, Vice President of PRO Group, Inc. said, “Channing has been an asset to PRO Group since her first day. Her ability to cultivate relationships with our distributor members and manufacturer partners has helped her grow into the Merchandise Manager position. She is a valuable member of our team and I look forward to her continued success at PRO in her new role as she takes on more responsibility.”
Prior to joining PRO Group, Miller worked at Design Resources, Inc., where she served as licensing coordinator for a Nike/Hurley branded collegiate sportswear manufacturer. Miller is originally from Overland Park, KS and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising.
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PRO Group, Inc. (www.pro-group.com) is a multidivisional international merchandising and marketing organization with corporate headquarters in Denver. Its operating units include PRO Hardware, GardenMaster, FARM MART, GOLDEN-LINK and Reliable Distributors. The company’s purchasing power exceeds $5 billion through its member distributors.