Independent Suppliers Group Announces New Director

Independent Suppliers Group, an nationwide member-owned business products cooperative, announced that Frank Hoard will be joining the ISG staff as the new Director, Facility Supply Channel.

In this position Frank will develop and execute procurement, sales and marketing strategies to drive sales, margin and competitive differentiation in the Facility, Safety and Breakroom categories for ISG members. He will also meet with ISG members to communicate ISG’s FSB strategies as well as train and mentor each dealership to penetrate this important product category.

Frank is an accomplished Facility Supply professional, with experience at the distributor and big box channels. He has held Sales positions at companies including The M. Conley Company, one of Ohio’s largest Packaging & Janitorial Distributors, as well as with Office Depot and Staples.

Tonya Horn, Chairman of the Board, Independent Suppliers Group said, “When we talk to members who are successfully progressing in the FSB category, the majority of them have hired a specialist to bring unique expertise to their businesses. We’ve applied that same logic at the group level by creating this new position. We’re very pleased to find someone with Frank’s expertise who understands the FSB industry and what our group needs to do to position our members for success in this growing and important category.”