Medina, MN (March 5, 2019) Rockler Companies, Inc., a leading multi-channel retailer, manufacturer and distributor of woodworking and do-it-yourself equipment and supplies, has named Steven Singer as CEO. Singer was formerly at Taylor Corporation, where he led multiple companies to significant success. He brings previous experience with Rockler, having served on its board of directors for over 10 years. Singer will focus on continuing to grow the Rockler brand and customer base, while accelerating its omni-channel effectiveness.
"Rockler has never been stronger as a company,” states Ann Jackson, Rockler Cos.’ Executive Chairman. Jackson began working at Rockler in 1969, became President in 1974 and CEO in 1987. “Being able to identify with the importance of preserving the customer experience that’s found in a family-owned business like Rockler, while continuing to grow as a company, is critical to us and to Rockler’s continued success. Steve is our ideal choice.”
Singer has an extensive background as both an owner and a corporate leader over a broad spectrum of businesses and industries. He launched his career as a fourth-generation owner at Amsterdam Printing, which became a $100 million company under his leadership. Most recently, Singer led multiple companies while at Taylor Corporation, supporting almost all of their 80+ businesses at one time or another.
About Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
Celebrating its 65th year as a family-run business, Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is the nation’s premier supplier of specialty hardware, tools, lumber and other high-quality woodworking and do-it-yourself products. Rockler has 37 retail locations in AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NH, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, and WI, as well as extensive direct marketing and internet operations.
To learn more about Rockler, please visit www.rockler.com or call 1-877-ROCKLER.
Phone: (541) 727-2110