Jeff Styerwalt of PRO Group, Inc.
Denver (August 31, 2015) — The Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has hired Jeff Styerwalt as Merchandise Manager. Styerwalt’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Housewares, Lawn and Garden, Paint and Sundries, and Commodities. Jeff will begin to travel to a few Distributor and industry events in the coming weeks and will be at the annual Executive Planning Conference November 17 – 19 at the Marriott Marco Island, Florida.
“I am very excited to join the PRO team. My career has been focused on helping Independents succeed by partnering with manufacturers to provide value added products and programs,” said Jeff. “I am looking forward to continuing to fight for the success of independent retailers and wholesalers.”
According to Brendan Sullivan, PRO Group Director of Merchandising, “Jeff will be a great asset to the PRO Merchandising team. His years of experience in Purchasing, Marketing, and Sales to independent retail lumber yards make Jeff a great addition to PRO. Jeff’s personality and skill set will be a great fit for the culture at PRO Group.”
Prior to joining PRO Group Jeff worked at PRO Build where he was a senior buyer, purchasing building material products for 110 lumber yards. He has an extensive career working with and supporting independent lumber retailers throughout the United States including Temple Inland, Boise Cascade, and MacMillan Bloedel. Styerwalt is originally from Peoria, IL and graduated from Furman University in Greenville, SC with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Spanish.
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.
For More Information Contact:
Shari Kalbach, PRO Group, Inc.
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Heather Carroll, PRO Group, Inc.