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First place winners Anna Bibikova and Mengying Qi and their projects for the Bienenstock Furniture Library’s Annual Design Competition for furniture and interior design.
First place winners Anna Bibikova and Mengying Qi.

Bienenstock Library Names 2021 Annual Design Competition Winners

Bienenstock Furniture Library named the 2021 winners of its annual student design competitions for furniture and interior design, including cash awards of $5,000 for the top performers. For this…
Quorum International, Jose Lopez
Jose Lopez has been with the company for 22 years.

Quorum International Names New President

Fort Worth-based, and family-owned Quorum International, Inc, a supplier of decorative lighting, ceiling fans and home décor products, has appointed Jose Lopez as its new President. Jose has more…
Lynne Jensen-Nelson, WithIt Education
Lynne Jensen-Nelson will speak at WithIt's "Influence, Inspire and Impact" educational brunch.

WithIt Announces Speaker for Annual Educational Brunch

WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, will hold its semi-annual education brunch on Friday, March 26th titled “Influence, Inspire and Impact.”…
Blake Millinor and Mike Shelton
Blake Millinor and Mike Shelton

Blake Millinor Named President of Valdese Weavers

​Mike Shelton, President and CEO of Valdese Weavers, announced Blake Millinor’s appointment as President today at the company’s headquarters in Valdese, North Carolina. Shelton will continue to serve…

Napa Home & Garden Adds to Executive Team

Napa Home & Garden, a leading wholesale company in home décor, announced that KC Cunningham has become Chairman. KC founded Napa in 2000 with her late husband Jerry Cunningham, and has been…
Moe's Home Collection, Joey Li, Supply Chain
Moe's has named Joey Li VP of Supply Chain

Joey Li Appointed Moe's Home Collection VP of Supply Chain

Moe’s Home Collection, the North American retailer & wholesaler best known for its modern & contemporary furniture, lifestyle products & home décor, has announced Joey Li as their Vice…
Sarreid Executive Team, Brad Cates
Clockwise from top left: Brad Cates, Karen Wheeler, Travis Coley and Larry Sandwick.

Sarreid Names New Corporate Leadership

In a move signaling the culmination of a years-long succession plan, three long-time employees have been elevated to drive Sarreid, Ltd.—the company here known for extraordinary designs and luxurious…
Gift for Life, Cole Daugherty, Ari Lowenstein
L to R: Cole Daugherty and Ari Lowenstein to head the board for Gift for Life.

DMC's Cole Daugherty Named Gift for Life Board Chair

Gift for Life has announced a transition in leadership, effective immediately, following the election of new officers. Cole Daugherty takes over as Chair of the board, replacing Matthew Katzenson who…
Jeremy Hoff, Hooker Furnishings
Jeremy Hoff has assumed the role of CEO for Hooker Furnishings this month.

Jeremy Hoff Assumes Hooker Furnishings Chief Executive Role

Jeremy Hoff has become the fourth Chief Executive Officer of Hooker Furnishings (HFC) in the company’s 97-year history. The position became effective February 1, 2021, upon the retirement of Paul B.…
Monique Honaman, International Market Centers
Monique Honaman has been named Chief Human Resources Officer at IMC.

International Market Centers Names Honaman to Top Human Resources Role

International Market Centers (IMC) has announced the hiring of Monique Honaman as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), joining IMC’s executive leadership team with responsibility for all aspects of…