Before becoming members of the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) board of directors, the following four retailers were developing notable careers in the industry and getting recognized for their accomplishments.
- Jackie Sacks of Round Top Mercantile in Texas was a 2017 NHPA Young Retailer of the Year honoree. View a video about her early career.
- Ryan Ringer of Gold Beach Lumber in Oregon was a 2015 Young Retailer of the Year. View a video about his early career.
- NHPA honored Matt Woods of Woods Hardware in Ohio as a Young Retailer of the Year in 2015. View a video about his early career.
- In 2004, the association recognized David Dishke of Grand River Home Hardware and Sayer Home Hardware in Ontario as a Young Retailer of the Year.
To nominate a notable young retailer you know for Young Retailer of the Year in 2021, visit YourNHPA.org/yroty.