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Vijay Shankar, Kichler
Vijay Shankar will assume the President role on November 29.

Kichler Names New President Following Irene Tasi's Departure

Kichler Lighting LLC has announced a change in top leadership. Irene Tasi, President of Kichler, has made the decision to leave the company to pursue another opportunity. Vijay Shankar, Kichler’s…
Kimberly Fasting-Berg, Kravet CMO
Kravet has added a Chief Marketing Officer position and hired Kimberly Fasting-Berg.

Kravet Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Kravet Inc. has created a new position, Chief Marketing Officer, and has named Kimberly Fasting-Berg as the newest member of the executive team. Fasting-Berg brings more than two decades of strategy…
Roger Bland, AHFA
Roger Bland has been elected chair of the AHFA Board of Directors

American Home Furnishings Alliance Names 2022 Board

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Roger Bland, President and CEO of Southern Motion, Pontotoc, MI, has been elected Chair of the AHFA Board of Directors for 2022.  Joining…
Jeffery Alan Marks for the Design Series enters into its third year of collaboration with Progress Lighting.
Jeffery Alan Marks for the Design Series enters into its third year of collaboration with Progress Lighting.

Progress Lighting to Expand Jeffery Alan Marks Point Dume Collection at Lightovation

Progress Lighting will debut Jeffery Alan Mark’s second collection for the company’s Design Series category at Lightovation, January 6 – 9th, 2022 at the Dallas Market Center, TM-3840. The Design…
Hooker Furnishings New Executives
Minoo Hinman (left) and Allison Eremita have come on board in Hooker divisions.

Hooker Furnishings Announces New HMI Group, Accentrics Home Executive Posts

Hooker Furnishings has named Minoo Hinman and Allison Eremita to executive roles with HMI Group and Accentrics Home, respectively.  Hinman joins the company with more than 25 years’ experience in…
IDS, Designer of the Year Awards, Nicole Yee
Nicole Yee took home multiple awards at the IDS Designer of the Year gala, including Whole Home.

Interior Design Society Announces 2021's Designer of the Year Winners

On Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 members and guests of  the Interior Design Society (IDS) gathered virtually to honor the winners of the 2021 Designer of the  Year competition.   “The Designer of…
Century Furniture, Sales Reps retiring
Stan Wondolowski and Bob Cozier covered Michigan and New Jersey territories, respectively.

Century Furniture Celebrates Retiring Sales Reps

Century Furniture has announced the retirement of two  veteran sales representatives, Stan Wondolowski of Shelby Township, MI and Bob Cozier of Summit, NJ.   Stan Wondolowski has represented Century…
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,…