Do it Best Creates New Role for LBM Division

Posted: June 27, 2022
Category: Industry News

Do it Best has announced that Jean Fahy will be assuming the new role of LBM Division Manager of Business Development, effective July 1.

In this role, Fahy will be executing key LBM member recruitment initiatives while expanding the company’s engagement with existing LBM members. Her focus will also include expanding Do it Best LBM operations across the US and overseeing regional LBM offices in the West and Midwest. Fahy was most recently the LBM Division Manager of Building Materials. Prior to that, she was a regional sales manager for the West Coast.

“Do it Best is committed to growing our business with existing members while attracting new members into the Do it Best family,” says Vice President of LBM Russ Kathrein. “Jean’s previous field sales leadership experience, as well as her tremendous passion for our LBM members, makes her uniquely qualified to lead our LBM growth efforts.”

“My greatest passion is serving our members and helping them grow,” says Fahy. “This new position allows us to build for our LBM members’ current and future needs while bringing on even more great additions into the Do it Best family.”

Fahy will split her time between the company’s Fort Wayne headquarters and its Woodburn, OR regional office as she recruits and trains the additional traders and specialists needed to service the planned member and sales growth she’ll be leading.

About Do it Best

Based in Fort Wayne, IN, Do it Best is the only US-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales surpassing $5 billion, Do it Best serves thousands of member-owned locations across the United States and in more than 50 other countries. For more information, visit