Press Release

Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC has named Jace Mattinson as Chief Operating Officer

Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC has named Jace Mattinson as Chief Operating Officer (COO) across their growing coast to coast portfolio of lumber yards, home centers, and hardware stores.

Jace became part of Nation’s Best in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), bringing with him a wealth of expertise in private equity as well as substantial roles as CFO and Division Vice President at Higginbotham Brothers and US LBM respectively. Since his inception at Nation’s Best, Jace has consistently embraced expanding spheres of responsibility, encompassing the oversight of fleet and safety, along with the management of the Nation’s Best IT department.

“In a short period of time, Jace has proven that he can tackle any problem, big or small, while managing with respect, dignity, and in perfect harmony with our company culture.” Chris Miller, President and CEO of Nation’s Best Holdings said.  “He is a natural born leader, with a phenomenal work ethic, and I couldn’t be more excited to have him collaborate with the already amazing operational management teams we have in place.”

Jace will collaborate closely with regional leadership to oversee the daily operations of all Nation’s Best locations. In this capacity, he will steer the implementation of the organization's strategic direction while fostering the delivery of exceptional customer service to patrons across the country.

“I am truly honored and excited to take on this new role and challenge at Nation’s Best.” Mattinson said. “This opportunity will allow me to work even more closely with many of our amazing team members. Additionally, I look forward to working closer with many of our valued industry partners, vendors and customers. I am grateful for the support and collaboration of our team and I am excited to help lead our efforts in shaping a dynamic and prosperous future for our company and the industry as a whole.”

About Nations Best
Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC was founded in 2019 and as of September 1, 2023, owns and operates 51 locations in 15 states with over 1,150 associates. Nation’s Best is committed to identifying and acquiring best-in-class independent home improvement stores to ensure their continued relevance as vibrant community resources. To learn more, visit