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2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Event

NHPA Announces 2021 Young Retailer of the Year Honorees

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

Multiple Stores

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.

About the Young Retailer of the Year Program

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.

Register to Attend the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Awards Ceremony

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

About Julie Leinwand

Julie Leinwand
Julie Leinwand is the Corporate Communications Manager and Editor for NHPA. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys baking fanciful desserts and spending time with her puppies and husband.

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