From finance to food service, this year’s Young Retailer of the Year honorees come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Some were raised in the home improvement industry while others were looking for a career change that better suited their lifestyles, skills and interests.
This recognition program identifies and promotes the next generation of aspiring independent home improvement and paint retailers and recognizes individual achievement in the industry by retailers 35 years of age or younger throughout the US, its territories and Canada. Selected from different retail categories, honorees are chosen based on wide-ranging criteria such as career accomplishments, community involvement, ongoing education within the industry and extracurricular activities.
Read on to see how each of the 2022 Young Retailer of the Year honorees came into the industry and learn more about each honoree here.
Under $3M in Annual Sales
Kyle Adair, co-owner of Maycrest Hardware in Savannah, Georgia