Vice President of Merchandising
Dent brings more than 20 years of leadership and supply chain experience to Do it Best. He previously served in senior roles with Michelin Tire Corporation, both in the United States and abroad, including as site manager for their BFGoodrich factory, where he oversaw all facets of operations for the 1,700-employee tire manufacturing facility. He joined Do it Best early in 2018 as a divisional manager in Merchandising, working with numerous product category teams on strategic program development, vendor negotiations, promotional opportunities, and supply chain enhancements. Assuming the role of vice president of merchandising in October 2018, Dent oversees our hardware products purchasing, global sourcing, inventory control, category management, content management, Alliance partner activities, and pricing teams.
Dent is a dedicated community volunteer where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors for United Way of Allen County, including a previous two-year term as Chair. He is also the vice chairman for the Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana. In addition, he played an active role on the Regional Opportunities Council as part of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership.