Bart Fesperman Announced As DirectBuy's New Executive Vice President

Merrillville, IN (PressExposure) February 25, 2009 -- Mr. Fesperman has been with DirectBuy since 2004 when he joined DirectBuy’s executive team as vice president of sales & marketing. Fesperman has nearly doubled DirectBuy’s annual membership enrollments each of the last two fiscal years.

Mr. Fesperman’s career with DirectBuy dates back to February 1995 when he and his wife LeaAnn, along with partners Lynn and Tammy Corbin, opened their first franchise in Springfield, Missouri. In addition to being recognized as top performers in the network, the Fespermans and Corbins were the recipients of the prestigious Founder’s Award in 1998 in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the company.

In July of 2002, the Springfield ownership team opened their second franchise in Johnson County, Kansas. In 2003, at DirectBuy’s International Sales & Service Conference in San Diego, both franchises were recognized as Top 10 centers in the network for the conference year 2002-2003.

“We congratulate Bart and look forward to a prosperous future as he leads DirectBuy’s sales organization to even greater levels of success,” said DirectBuy President and CEO Scott Powell.

DirectBuy offers consumers thousands of items, including kitchen cabinets, flat-screen televisions and major appliances from more than a thousand top manufacturers and their authorized suppliers throughout North America. At more than 160 clubs throughout the United States and Canada, DirectBuy members enjoy a comfortable, welcoming setting and design center where they finally have the financial control of buying direct.

To assist members with their home renovation projects, DirectBuy also offers access to interior designers and product specialists who are specially trained in one of five areas of merchandise: Home Furnishings, Home Improvement, Flooring, Entertainment/Outdoor, and Accessories. Additionally, members benefit from the use of a children’s play area, café and a member’s lounge to relax while shopping.

DirectBuy members also have access to renowned designer Christopher Lowell. Lowell has designed twelve room settings – created exclusively with products available through DirectBuy – using his Seven Layers of Design. An innovative approach to home décor, The Seven Layers of Design keeps homeowners on budget and from feeling overwhelmed by their project.

DirectBuy Membership Consumers who are interested in joining DirectBuy are encouraged to attend an exclusive Open House event, which is designed to educate families about DirectBuy’s unique business model. The Open House also helps consumers better understand how DirectBuy members avoid traditional retail markup when purchasing brand-name merchandise.

To request a "Free Insider's Guide to Buying Direct" and a Visitor’s Pass to learn more about the superior value and benefits of a DirectBuy membership, call 1-800-DIRECTBUY or visit

Consumers interested in seeing DirectBuy’s savings, service and selection up close may obtain a Visitor’s Pass to attend an Open House by visiting or

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About DirectBuy
For more than 37 years, DirectBuy has been showing thousands of consumers unparalleled ways to save as they shop for virtually everything for in and around their homes - from furnishings, home improvement and flooring, to entertainment and outdoor products, accessories and much, much more. With more than 160 locations in North America, DirectBuy offers its members access to approximately 700 brand-name manufacturers and their authorized suppliers in the US, and more than 500 brand-name manufacturers and authorized suppliers in Canada.

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Press Release Submitted On: February 24, 2009 at 6:19 pm
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