The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is proud to announce the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year honorees. Selected from a field of inspiring independent home improvement, paint and decorating retailers under the age of 35 across North America, these eight honorees represent the future of the industry.
Under $2M in Annual Sales
Colton and Danielle Hallgren—owners of Osage Hardware in Osage City, Kansas
Alexandria Lavaroni—manager of Treat’s General Store in San Andreas, California
Tyler Nowochin—owner of Nowco Home Hardware in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
Over $2M in Annual Sales
Dani Estenger—purchasing manager of Center Hardware & Supply Co. Inc. in San Francisco
Robin Smith—president and co-owner of Petersburg Hardware in Petersburg, Indiana
Jonathan South—store manager of Teghtmeyer Ace Hardware in Columbia City, Indiana
Jay Donnelly—vice president of Flanagan Paint & Supply in St. Louis
Ryan Rennells—general manager of Home Central in Owego, New York
NHPA would like to thank all Young Retailer of the Year nominees for contributing to the program’s strength.
NHPA would also like to recognize the program’s sponsors for their dedication to the independent retailers who are pushing the boundaries of the industry each day. Thanks go to Arrow Fastener, Epicor, Fluidmaster, Intertape Polymer Group, Midwest Fastener, MiTek and Pony Jorgensen.
For 25 years, the Young Retailer of the Year program has highlighted the skills and success of the next generation of independent home improvement leaders. NHPA believes the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year honorees represent the future of the industry. Supporting them gives the entire independent channel an opportunity to unite and celebrate the hardworking people who propel it forward each day.
Join us as we celebrate the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year honorees in a one-hour virtual event at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, May 5. Reserve your seat here.