Vice President of Merchandising
Jason Stofleth was appointed vice president of merchandising in October 2022. In this role, he oversees our hardware products purchasing, global sourcing, inventory control, category management, Alliance partner activities, and pricing teams. He is committed to our members-first, servant-led approach to building growth and adding to the success of our independent business owners.
Jason joined Do it Best in 2018 as a Merchandising divisional manager responsible for plumbing, paint, paint supplies, hardware, building materials, farm & ranch, pet, apparel, and sporting goods. In that role, he led the development of targeted, strategic programs and initiatives to help our member-owners increase their sales and profitability across each department.
Prior to that, Jason held several leadership roles at Michelin Tire Corporation, including engineering management, operational management, capital project leadership, and as plant quality manager. He earned his MBA from Indiana University. Jason is actively involved with 4-H with his children and serves as an advisory board member. He and his wife also help operate their family farm.