Kevin GrootManager, Rylee’s Ace Hardware – Michigan St.

Kevin has been in the hardware business for many years. Kevin likes the variety of products sold at Rylee’s. Kevin is also enjoys cooking and grilling, so if you are looking for a grill or just some advice, Kevin is your guy!


Jon Van OssManager, Rylee’s Ace Hardware – West Fulton

Jon has been in the hardware business for over 14 years. He started his career at Ace Hardware while still in high school. The owner of Ace Hardware took a chance on Jon by hiring him as a wiry young kid with lots of energy. Jon worked off some of that energy by stocking the Paint Department , lugging gallons of paint. And then it was onward and upward from that point forward. Jon is excellent at inventory control and really knows the products in his store. He enjoys the Lawn and Garden Department and also the Outdoor Living Department.

He is an avid outdoorsman and often accomplishes feats within the first few minutes of hunting and fishing trips. He shot his first deer within 10 minutes of entering the woods on opening day of his inaugural bow season. It only took him 5 minutes to land three 18” bass on a recent fishing trip.

Aaron RaybornManager, Rylee’s Ace Hardware – Walker

Aaron has been in the hardware business for over 22 years. He started his career at age 15 when he began working in his family’s hardware store, He worked his way through each and every department developing an incredible knowledge of the entire store. Need help with a tough project? Aaron is your guy. Aaron holds a special place in his heart for the Paint Department. He enjoys helping customers transform and update their homes with color. He loves it when customers bring in before and after photos.

When Aaron is not mixing paint and solving customer repair jobs, he can be found on the golf course, sometimes dressed in maize and blue.

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