Park Hill Collection is proud to announce the appointment of Randy Wells as President. Randy brings over 20 of leadership experience in the furniture and home furnishings industry to Park Hill Collection and will play a critical role in implementing the company’s strategic vision and driving the company's growth and success.
Prior to joining Park Hill Collection, Randy served as Senior Vice President and Creative Director at iAtelier Service Corp, where he helped create and launch two home-grown furniture brands from inception. Randy has also held executive management positions at Stanley Furniture Company, International Market Centers and Gloster Furniture. Randy’s proven track record of success in crafting brand strategies and identifying retail and designer customer and market needs will be an incredible asset to Park Hill Collection as it continues its journey to become a one-stop shop for higher end home furnishings, furniture, and décor to independently owned retailers and designers.
In Randy’s new role as President, he will be responsible for all business units within Park Hill, and will work closely with both Park Hill’s well established management team and The Gerson Company to develop and execute Park Hill Collection's strategic plans for growth.
"We are thrilled to welcome Randy to the Park Hill team," said Jacob Gerson, Vice-President of Sales and Customer Experience of The Gerson Company. "When we launched our search for a new President after our recent acquisition of Park Hill, we aligned that we were looking for an individual who had a proven track record in brand strategy, product development, and sales. Randy checks all of those boxes and we can’t wait to see this new chapter of Park Hill’s future unfold under his leadership".
JJ Hjalmarson, Gerson’s Vice-President of Key Accounts and eCommerce, added, “As we have gotten to know the existing Park Hill team over the last three months, we are extremely excited about the direction of the company and market positioning. We feel that with Randy at the helm, Park Hill can reach new heights and continue to thrill customers with wonderful product at competitive pricing”.
Randy holds a Bachelor of Arts from Randolph-Macon College and has 25+ years of experience in the furniture and home furnishings industry. Randy and his wife, Rosy Wells, will be locating to Little Rock and are excited for what comes next.