Do it Best Corp. has named Nick Talarico as the co-op’s new vp/sales and business development, effective November 14.
In this position, Talarico will lead a team of professional sales consultants committed to helping the co-op’s member-owners grow their businesses while attracting new members to Do it Best Corp. He’ll oversee the retail performance and field sales teams in addition to member services, incom distributor supply, and the international department.
He joined Do it Best Corp. in 2009 as the manager of internal audit. In 2014, he was promoted to divisional manager in merchandising. Overall, Talarico has more than 15 years of experience in sales, consulting and supply chain management.
Talarico replaces Jay Brown, who retires on December 31 after serving in the sales and business development role for the past nine years.
“On behalf of our leadership team and our board of directors, we are very excited to have someone with Nick’s proven track record stepping in to this critical role,” said Dan Starr, president and CEO of Do it Best Corp. “Nick has shown himself, time and again, to be a visionary team leader with a strong emphasis on delivering outstanding results.”