November 01, 2012

Chicago – March 26, 2013 ā€“ Alan Bryant, president of Bryant Home Center, Inc., recently joined the board of directors for True Value Company, one of the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives. Bryant co-owns and operates three True Value stores in central Calif.

“It is an honor to serve on the True Value board of directors,” said Bryant. “As a business owner in a small town, Iā€™m looking forward to using my lifetime of experience in the hardware industry to help True Value succeed on a national level.”

Bryant currently serves as a director for Pacific Pectin, Inc. in Oakhurst Calif. He served on the board of the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce for six years. Under his leadership, his True Value store received True Value’s Best Hardware Store in Town in 2008. In addition, Bryant has been named the North American Retail Hardware Association’s Retail Innovator of the Year in 2010 and Young Retailer of the Year in 1999.

“We are pleased to have Alan join the True Value Company board of directors,ā€ said Brent Burger, chairman of the board. “His wealth of hardware retail knowledge and perspective on reaching multiple generations will be an invaluable asset to True Value Company.”

Bryant joins a distinguished group of board directors comprised of c-level leaders who have worked with recognizable brands, including Dollar General, Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. and Borders Group, Inc.

About True Value Company
True Value Company, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives. The True Value cooperative includes approximately 4,500 independent members worldwide who operate under the store identities of True Value, Grand Rental Station, Taylor Rental, Party Central, Home & Garden Showplace and Induserve Supply. Additional information on True Value Company and its retail identities is available at