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Molly Mays
Molly Mays has been named Uttermost National Accounts and Development Manager.

Uttermost Names New National Accounts and Development Manager

Uttermost, manufacturer and wholesaler of home accessories and furniture, continues to grow its management team with the addition of Molly Mays as National Accounts and Development Manager. Mays…
Marty Allen
Allen Joins Quorum as Sales Director.

Quorum Taps Marty Allen as Sales Director

Quorum International has announced that Marty Allen has joined the company as Sales Director. In his new role, Allen will head up sales for all brands — Quorum, Cyan Design and Oxygen. Allen has…
Douglas Estremadoyro
Estremadoyro comes to Hooker from Four Hands.

Hooker Furnishings Adds SVP of Business Transformation

Hooker Furnishings, one of the nation’s leading home furnishings resources for case goods, leather furniture and fabric-upholstered furniture, has appointed Douglas Estremadoyro Senior Vice President…
Liz Moore, Otto & Moore, International Society of Furniture Designers
Liz Moore has taken on the Chairman of the Board role for ISFD.

ISFD Names New Chair, Adds Six Members to Board

The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) has announced that Liz Moore from Otto & Moore is the new 2022 ISFD Chairman of the Board replacing Chairman Tim O’Hare from Hooker. Steve…
HPxD, Jane Dagmi
HPxD has named Jane Dagmi to a new Managing Director Role. Photo: Ron Royals

HPxD Names Jane Dagmi Managing Director

High Point x Design (HPxD) has named Jane Dagmi, former Editor-in-Chief of Designers Today, as its first Managing Director effective March 1. In this new full-time position, Dagmi will manage the…
Summer Thornton
Summer Thornton will be the Designer in Residence for Bernhardt.

Bernhardt Relaunches Designer in Residence Program for April High Point Market

After an incredibly popular debut in 2019, Bernhardt is relaunching its Designer in Residence with inspirational interior design talent Summer Thornton as the April 2022 Designer in Residence. Known…

A&B Home Announces Launch of Smithsonian-branded Line

A&B Home is excited to announce their licensing agreement with the Smithsonian in a launch of products at the High Point April Market. A&B Home has drawn inspiration from the wealth of…
Kimberley Wray
Kimberley Wray is the new head of Steinreich Communications home furnishings group.

Steinreich Communications Names Kimberley Wray to SVP Post

Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., an international public relations firm, has appointed Kimberley Wray as Senior Vice President and leader of its home furnishings practice. “We are thrilled to…
Erinn Valencich
Universal Furniture's new collection with Erinn Valencich will launch at High Point Market.

Universal Furniture to Debut Erinn Valencich Collection

Universal Furniture has announced its new partnership with L.A.-based interior designer and real estate developer, Erinn Valencich of Erinn V. Design Group. The furniture manufacturer and designer…
Doug Townsend, Parker House
Doug Townsend is the new COO for Parker House.

Parker House Appoints Doug Townsend as COO

Parker House Furniture has announced the appointment  of Doug Townsend to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to President and CEO Chris Lupo, Townsend  will oversee the organization’s…
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