Press Release

Nation’s Best Hosts Inaugural Women’s Retreat to Equip Female Leaders for the Future

November 29, 2023, DALLAS, Texas – Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC recently hosted an inaugural Women’s Leadership Retreat with over 40 women in attendance. The 2-day program took place at Retreat Ranch in Marble Falls, Texas, just over an hour Northwest of Austin. The invitation-only retreat included women in leadership roles across Nation’s Best’s 51 locations, as well as industry-leading partners.

Chris Miller, CEO of Nation’s Best Holdings, shared, “I am committed to investing in the empowerment, development, and future of women leaders within our organization and industry. Our current women leaders provide a unique perspective and are a vital part of our company’s continued success and growth. I am incredibly grateful for the generosity of our partners and their support in celebrating our women leaders as we continue to grow the female pipeline in the LBM industry. A special thank you to DW Distribution, PLM Insurance, Great Southern, Allura, BlueLinx, JELD-WEN, and Stanley Black & Decker for their continued partnership and collaboration on this endeavor.”

The comprehensive agenda for the retreat included educational workshops and transformational break- out sessions with Dr. Armin McCrea-Dastur of Diamond Consulting and an influential keynote address by Dena Cordova-Jack of Misura Group; all focused-on building industry-related confidence, networking, and self-reflection. In addition, participants enjoyed social activities and re-energizing in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

Amber Little, Chief HR Officer for Nation’s Best and retreat sponsor, highlighted, “Women make up a small fraction of the LBM industry, and an even smaller population hold leadership positions. By intentionally devoting our time and resources to our female leaders, we hope to lead the way in fostering a more diverse and inclusive industry landscape. This retreat is one of the ways we are equipping our female leaders for the future.”

The Women’s Leadership Retreat delivered a unique opportunity for female leaders to network, learn from each other, and develop their leadership skills; reflecting Nation’s Best Holdings' dedication to promoting gender equality and female empowerment in the workplace.

About Nation’s Best
Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC was founded in 2019 and currently owns and operates 51 locations in 15 states with over 1,215 associates. Nation’s Best is committed to identifying and acquiring best-in-class independent home improvement stores across the United States to ensure their continued relevance as vibrant community resources. To learn more, visit