Do it Best Corp. promoted Rob Schmiedel to the role of national sales manager, effective immediately.
In this position, Schmiedel will work closely with the Do it Best Corp. executive team to develop and implement national sales and business development strategies. He will also oversee the co-op’s nationwide team of regional and territory sales managers, equipping them with the support and tools necessary to fuel their member-owners’ growth and drive even greater sales to their customers.
“I’m honored to lead our team as national sales manager,” Schmiedel said. “I look forward to working with our committed group of sales managers as we continually pursue our No. 1 goal: helping our members grow.”
Schmiedel first joined the co-op’s sales team as a territory sales and business development manager for markets in central and western Pennsylvania, where he served for five years. Schmiedel was then promoted to regional sales and business development manager for the northeastern U.S. For the past two years he managed a team of territory managers covering Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Vermont.
“Rob brings the perfect combination of experience, business acumen and enthusiasm to this role,” added VP sales and business development Jay Brown. “As a seasoned professional, he understands the specific needs of both our field sales team and our members.”