top women
August 8, 2022

Do it Best salutes Top Women in hardware and building supplies

The editors of HBSDealer and the Top Women in Hardware & Building Supply conference named 96 leaders across the country to their 2022 Top Women awards. The list of recipients includes a who’s who of company presidents, directors, general managers, store owners, CFOs, and vendors across all aspects of our industry – from hardware stores to mills and manufacturers and everyone in-between. We’re pleased to share that 19 Do it Best members and staff were recognized:
Rising Stars
  • Jennifer Coleman – Manager, Dunkirk Hardware and Home Center
  • Katie Crowther – GM & Sr. VP, Lilian Lumber Co-owner, Lilian’s She Shed
  • Sharona Eiserer – Owner/Operator, Wood Shed Hardware and Lumber
  • Cherié Jacobs – Store Development Manager, Do it Best
  • Alison Kelley – Co-owner, Kelley Hardware
  • Kassi Lamon – ERP Conversion Specialist, Nation’s Best Holdings
  • Shannon Patterson – General Merchandiser, Big R
  • Michelle Stern – Assistant Manager, Lampert Lumber
Business Excellence
  • Jodie Disbrow – Owner, McLean’s Hardware
  • Kim Fish – Owner, Taylor’s Building Supply
  • Mary Jo Hassett – CFO, Gillman Home Center
  • Renee Kraft – Operations Manager, Knudson Lumber
  • Kristy Labrecque – Office Manager, Caron Building Center
  • Brenda MacKay – Co-owner, Vassar Building Supply
  • Anna Motschall, CFO, Mans Lumber & Millwork
  • Jenna Myers – Merchandise Manager, Do it Best
  • Diana Newton – Vice President, Bay Hardware
  • Karena Reusser – Owner, Modern Home & Hardware
  • Nora Rubio – General Manager, Mead Lumber

About Do it Best

Based in Fort Wayne, IN, Do it Best is the only US-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales surpassing $5 billion, Do it Best serves thousands of member-owned locations across the United States and in more than 50 other countries. For more information, visit and follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter.

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