Start Date: 2000
Title: Store Owner
Background: Dave brings over 20 years of Retail management experience to Ace. Prior to his tenure at Ace, he worked at K-Mart as the Assistant Manger. He then became the General Manager of Kenton's Ace Hardware in the year 2000 with a goal since then, to one day own his own business. Dave, along with his wife Christina, purchased the store in 2019 and are now the owners and operators.
Education: Dave graduated from Lima Technical College in 1997 with and Associates Degree in Business.
Favorite Part of His Career: He mentioned what has kept him happy in his careers is the loyal customers! He is passionate about helping others and thrives on the ability to share his knowledge with others.
Favorite Brand that Ace Carries: The Ace Brand
Start Date: 2010
Title: Store Owner
Background: Christina (Chrissy) began working at Ace in 2010 as a cashier. She then became, and still remains the Office Administrator and Customer Accounts Manager for over 8 years. Dave and Chrissy got married in the Fall of 2013 and have been running the store together since then.
Christina and Dave purchased the store in 2019 and are
now the owners and operators.
Favorite Part of Her Career: She loves working closely with our customers with accounts to ensure that we are helping them as much as they help us!
Favorite Brand that Ace Carries: Magnolia Home Paint
Start Date: 2006
Title: General Manager
Background: Branden began working for Ace while attending Ridgemont High School. He worked as a Sales Associate for 2 years before being promoted to the Assistant Manager. Another 2 years later he was promoted to General Manager of the Radio Shack division. He oversaw all of Radio Shack for 6 years until it was removed from our store
permanently. He is now the General Manager of Ace with a vast knowledge of all products and services that Kenton's Ace Hardware has to offer.
Education: Branden attended Rhodes Sate Community College while working full time at Ace. He graduated with a degree in Digitial Multimedia and helps with our Social Media Platforms.
Favorite Part of His Career: He loves helping customers with special projects. Have a project but need some guidance? Branden is here to help!
Favorite Brand that Ace Carries: Traeger Grills