Advisory Council

Leading eRetailers have joined the Home Improvement eRetailer Summit to help craft and design the format, agenda and are involved in shaping the goals of the event.  There is a real void out in the industry as far as raising the bar in online home improvement product sales.  “The eRetailer Summit would provide a great opportunity for internet retailers and the hardware/home improvement manufacturers to gain beneficial knowledge of the dynamic workings of e-commerce,” said Michael Hargrave, Divisional Merchandise Manager for Online Tools at and

Home Improvement eRetailer Summit
Retail Advisory Board Members

Chris Nylen Chris Nylen
General Manager
Organize-It was founded in 1997 on the design and installation of custom closet systems in the Metro Detroit area. It wasn’t long before customers began inquiring about other innovative storage and organization products they could utilize in their closets, garage, and other areas throughout the home or office.
Sandy Conrad Sandy Conrad
Proven senior merchandising executive with strong leadership skills, driving over $5 billion in direct to consumer retail sales. Keen ability to recruit, hire, inspire and mentor a robust and assertive team.
Mike Hargrave Mike Hargrave
DMM – Online Tools &
Sears Holdings Corporation is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences to serve our members – wherever, whenever and however they want to shop. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, with full-line and specialty retail stores across the United States.
Deborah Shearer Deborah Shearer
Table + Dine
Deborah Shearer is the founder, creative mind, and hostess behind Table + Dine, a lifestyle and marketing studio filling the creative needs of like-minded brands in the home, tabletop and housewares markets around the world. With a background in merchandising and marketing, the entrepreneur and hostess helps to grow brands by putting to use her retail experience, mixing it with her passion for entertaining and making any event special. For those who aren’t familiar with her, she’s also been known to do some organizing.