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High Point Market Authority, Christi Barbour, Alex Shuford
Christi Barbour and Alex Shuford take the helm of the HPMA Board.

High Point Market Authority Announces Board Leadership Changes

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) welcomes Alex Shuford, III to the role of Chair for its board of directors. Shuford, CEO of Rock House Farm Family of Brands and Century Furniture, has served…
NKBA Thirty Under 30
The incoming NKBA class features kitchen and bath professionals under the age of 30.

NKBA Names Thirty Under 30 Class of 2022

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has revealed its Thirty Under 30 Class of 2022. The prestigious program, now in its 10th year, recognizes talented kitchen and bath professionals…
Gianna Annunzio, Managing Editor, Furniture, Lighting & Decor
Gianna Annunzio joins Furniture, Lighting & Decor as Managing Editor

Furniture, Lighting & Decor Announces New Managing Editor

Furniture, Lighting & Decor is pleased to announce the addition of Gianna Annunzio to the brand’s editorial team. Annunzio joins Furniture Lighting & Decor as Managing Editor.  Previously,…
Cyan Design, Mary Wilson, Director of Merchandise
Mary Wilson joins the Cyan Design team as Director of Merchandise.

Mary Wilson Joins Cyan as Director of Merchandise

Cyan Design has announced that it has signed Mary Wilson as Director of Merchandise. In her new role with Cyan Design, Wilson will collaborate with the product development team to fine-tune and…
Hooker Furniture, Stephanie Penn
Stephanie Penn has been named VP of Supply Chain Operations

Hooker Furniture Adds VP, Supply Chain Operations

Hooker Furnishings, an industry leader in quality case goods and upholstery, has named company veteran Stephanie Penn its Vice President of Supply Chain Operations, a new position within the company…
Caroline Hipple, Norwalk Furniture, ARTS Acadamy of Achievement
Caroline Hipple will receive the Academy of Achievement Honor at the 2022 ARTS Awards.

Caroline Hipple to Receive ARTS Academy of Achievement Award

Caroline Hipple, the President of Norwalk Furniture and industry leader for more than three decades, will receive the Academy of Achievement honor at the 32nd ARTS Awards, taking place at the Hilton…
Marie Cloud
Marie Cloud

HPxD Names Diversity & Inclusion Officer

High Point x Design is a movement of change makers, intent upon reimagining High Point as a year-round center of design and creativity. Openness and inclusivity are central tenets. HPxD announced the…
Jo Ann Miller Marshall, Dallas Market Center
Jo Ann Miller Marshall will head up temporary home and gift leasing at Dallas Market Center

Jo Ann Miller Marshall Joins Dallas Market Center As Leasing Senior Vice President

Dallas Market Center has announced that Jo Ann Miller Marshall joins the company as Senior Vice President of Leasing – Temporary Home & Gift.. Miller Marshall is responsible for the strategic…
Kathryn M. Ireland, Las Vegas Market Design Icon Award
Kathryn M. Ireland will receive a Design Icon Award at Las Vegas Market in January.

Kathryn M. Ireland to Be Honored as a 2022 Design Icon

One of the world’s most influential interior and textiles designers, Kathryn M. Ireland, will be honored as the 2022 Design Icon at the Winter Las Vegas Market, set for January 23-27, 2022. Ireland’s…
Charles Emmons, Winward Design Group
Winward has named Charles Emmons as EVP, Sales & Marketing

Winward Names New EVP of Sales and Marketing

Windward Design Group of Sarasota, FL  has announced that casual industry veteran Charles Emmons has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  In addition to his…