Hardware & Co-Op Channel Manager
Ben’s role as the Hardware & Co-Op Channel Manager is to bring focus, expertise and experience in this channel to drive sales for our manufacturers and be a resource for the entire N.A. Williams’ team. He has strong sales and business management experience with a key emphasis on sales forecasting and fostering strong business to business relationships.
A graduate of Western Illinois University, Ben had over ten years experience with Stanley Black & Decker. He started out in the mountain region calling on Home Depot stores, from there he moved to the Chicago area calling on contractors and independent industrial accounts. Ben’s most recent position at Stanley Black & Decker was calling on the tool & hardware department of a large national co-op. Joining N.A. Williams in 2016, Ben is responsible for driving sales with all co-op and farm retail customers and also automotive customers in Illinois & Wisconsin.