Darin Workman - President and Chief Executive Officer

President and partner of The Hardware Companies in August 2014. He worked for the Ace Hardware Corporation for 17 years serving Operations, Project Management, IT and Business Development. He is a 12 year veteran of the US Navy where he held many leadership positions. He is certified in Commercial Investments (CCIM), Workforce Training, Education and Development, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Technical Management from University of Phoenix and completed Finance training program from Lake Forest College Executive program.


 

 

 

Terry Bennett - Controller

Controller for The Hardware Companies in August 2014. He worked for Wood Ace Hardware for 14 years in the finance department and as Controller. In addition to his finance responsibilities he led the IT and HR teams with consultative responsibilities to operations. He attended Gainesville Junior College and The University of Georgia, Finance.  Terry worked for two years with Wade E Stephenson, CPA PC in Atlanta, traveling the Southeast as an auditor and four years with Ogletree's Fine Foods in Marietta, Georgia before joining Wood Ace Hardware in 1988.  


 

 

 

 

Brian Roberts - Store Manager Ace Hardware Woodmont

Brian started with Ace Hardware working as manager in a ground up Hammertime Ace Hardware in Sandy Springs in 2014. He became the store manager of Ace Hardware Woodmont in 2016 when purchased by the Hardware Companies. For the 10 years prior to Ace, Brian worked for Home depot. He held department responsibilities.