Fahy has new LBM role at Do it Best

Beginning in July, Jean Fahy will serve as LBM Division Manager of Business Development.
Jean Fahy Do it Best
Jean Fahy

Do it Best announced that Jean Fahy will be handling a new role at the hardware, lumber, and building materials co-op.

Fahy has been named as LBM Division Manager of Business Development, effective July 1.

In this role, Fahy will be executing on key LBM member recruitment initiatives while expanding the company’s engagement with existing LBM members, Do it Best said. 

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 Do it Best 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.”


Fahy will split her time between the company’s Fort Wayne. Ind. headquarters and its Woodburn, Ore. 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

“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.”

With annual sales of more than $5 billion, Do it Best serves thousands of member-owned locations across the United States and in more than 50 other countries.

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