With our unique positioning in the industry, we are able to offer distinctive opportunities.
21st April 2018

The Presidents Council provides a forum for buyers and sellers to build relationships and exchange information through various programs at the senior management and merchant level, worldwide.

http://farmerskart.com/?x=levitra-free-samples We are an organization devoted to the development of the Home Improvement/Home Building Industries. The Council is the Industry’s only organization comprised of retailers, builders, distributors and manufacturers. Our group is guided and directed by an Advisory Board comprised of the senior-level executives of the industry’s retail, builder and distributor giants and a select group of sponsoring manufacturers.

Meet the Presidents Council team

Steve Powell

President & CEO
Steve is in his 20th year with the Presidents Council and is now living and working in South Florida. In addition working with the Advisory Board and Buying Day programs, he leads many of the “pioneering projects” helping suppliers enter new markets between North America, Europe and Asia.
On weekends, Steve likes to play with sharks.

Curt Powell

Chairman
After a 16 year career as a Home Improvement retail executive, including positions from store manager, buying manager to Area Vice President – South West Area with Wickes Lumber as well as Sr. VP and General Manager Home Center Division at Edward Hines Lumber, Curt founded the Presidents Council together with one of his long-time suppliers, Don Miller. For 29 years the Presidents Council has worked to realize their vision of bringing buyers and sellers together in the industry.

Julie Pavletich

Vice President Marketing
Julie is a marketing, advertising and branding geek and is one of those kooky people who actually likes to watch commercials. She has an extensive client services background, and has had the good fortune to have worked on some of the most recognizable consumer brands in the world. Her favorite (and only) child is ‘tween Ellie and she is currently married to her first husband, Jim.
Her interests include commercials, red wine, shoes, and her dogs – Yellow Lab, Trixie and mutt, Adele.

Daniela Nelke

Director of Marketing & Design
Having studied Interior Architecture & Stage Design and with a background in Visual Merchandising, Daniela’s extensive knowledge within the DIY, home and interiors industries has been honed throughout 20 years of designing and building theatre sets for Bay Area theatre companies as well as managing the various productions’ marketing activities and events.
Feel a good breeze in the air and you’ll find her wind surfing on Lake Michigan.
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