Channing Miller of PRO Group, Inc.
Denver (August 10, 2015) — The Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has promoted Channing Miller to Associate Merchandise Manager. Miller has been with PRO Group since 2014 and was previously Marketing & Merchandising Coordinator.
Miller’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Pet, Farm/Ag Supply, Automotive, Non-traditional, and Seasonal as well as working with additional vendors in Paint Sundries and Lawn & Garden. She also maintains her role in the advertising planning process, coordinating special buys and recruiting new vendors for the group at industry trade shows and conferences, including distributor events and national events such as the National Hardware Show and National Lawn and Garden Show.
“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, managing director 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 Associate 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.
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 and GOLDEN-LINK. The company’s purchasing power exceeds $3 billion through its member distributors.
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Shari Kalbach, PRO Group, Inc.
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Heather Carroll, PRO Group, Inc.