Generational Growth

Amy & Brad McDaniel | McDaniel's Do it Center

“I remember my college business professor asking the class, ‘What do you want to do?’” says Brad McDaniel, owner of McDaniel’s Do it Center ...

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Going After Growth

Darren Tomasini | Dazey's Supply

Dazey’s Supply in California’s Humboldt County takes a very open-minded approach to growth. Their bold and, at times, unorthodox approach has allo...

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Desert Dynamo

Kenny Trujillo & Richie Tabet | RAKS Building Supply

“You can’t sell out of an empty wagon—you can’t sell inventory you don’t have,” says RAKS Building Supply Co-owner Kenny Trujillo. That ...

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Working Knowledge

Steve Bennett | Pilot Lumber

Member-owner Steve Bennett isn’t just new to Do it Best — he’s new to the home improvement industry. However, when it comes to entrepreneurship,...

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Tomorrow Today

Mike MacKay | Vassar Building Center

Nine years after buying Vassar Building Center, Mike and Brenda MacKay had built the business into a thriving, pro lumberyard and hardware store. Stro...

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Every Tool in the Box

Ryan Ringer | Gold Beach Lumber

Member-owner Ryan Ringer grew up working in Gold Beach Lumber, his father Reed’s store. While Ryan was always proud of the fourth-generation, single...

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