Do it Best Hires Chris Okapal as Director of Business Development

Posted: June 24, 2024
Category: Industry News

Do it Best announced the hiring of Chris Okapal as the new Director of Business Development. With a proven 25-year track record in the consumer goods industry, Okapal brings a wealth of experience in developing and executing high-impact sales strategies that drive significant growth.

In this role, Okapal will spearhead strategic initiatives to expand the cooperative’s reach and success. He will be responsible for fostering and enhancing partnerships with existing and prospective members, leveraging his expertise to develop innovative solutions that meet their needs and exceed their expectations.

“Chris’s comprehensive understanding of the consumer goods industry, combined with his analytical skills, consumer insights, and knowledge of industry dynamics, make him a valuable addition to our team,” said Vice President of Sales and Business Development Greg Fuller. “We’re confident that with Chris’ dedication to excellence and proven leadership, we will achieve our aggressive growth objectives and continue to improve the exceptional service we offer our members.”

Chris’s appointment underscores the dedication of Do it Best to investing in top talent to support the success of its members. “As the Do it Best continues to evolve and adapt to the changing industry landscape, Chris’s strategic vision and collaborative approach will be instrumental in delivering value and fostering growth across the member network,” said Fuller.

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 of nearly $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 and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X.