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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Board Members
Clockwise from top left: Caroline Hipple, David Gebhart, Martin Ploy, Scott Eckman and Tyson Hagale.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces New Officers and Board Members

The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Inc. has elected new officers and board members for 2021, including the Foundation’s first female Board president.…
Mohammad "Kam" Ansari
Mohammad "Kam" Ansari

Moe's Home Collection Names First Chief Technology Office, VP of E-Commerce

Moe’s Home Collection, the North American retailer and wholesaler best known for its modern and contemporary furniture, lifestyle products and home decor, has announced that Mohammad "Kam" Ansari has…
Kris Yates and Bernie Guerin
Kris Yates and Bernie Guerin

Brown Jordan Inc. Names CFO, Chief Commercial Officer

Brown Jordan Inc. a U.S. designer, manufacturer and marketer of luxury home, outdoor and upscale contract furnishings, has named Bernie Guerin as Chief Financial Officer of Brown Jordan Inc. and Kris…

Home Furnishings Association Names 2021 Officers

The North American Home Furnishings Association (HFA) held its annual membership meeting Thursday, January 21. Usually, members would meet for breakfast at the January Las Vegas Furniture Market, but…
Mark Ross, Chelsea House
Mark Ross has been named Showroom Designer for Chelsea House, responsible for updating the company's showrooms.

Chelsea House Names Mark Ross Showroom Designer

Chelsea House has named Mark Ross as Showroom Designer. Ross will work with the team headed by Creative Director, Bradshaw Orrell. “We undertook an extensive search to find the right designer who …
Adam Glassman, O, the Oprah Magazine, Gift for Life
Adam Glassman has been named the 2021 Spokesperson for Gift for Life

Adam Glassman Named 2021 Gift for Life Spokesperson

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' sole charitable organization, announces that Adam Glassman, Creative Director of O, The Oprah Magazine, will serve as its honorary chair and spokesperson…
James Fleming, Camelot Consulting, Eichholtz
James Fleming will work with Eichholtz to develop the company's lighting, kitchen and bath retail channels

James Fleming Named to Lead Eichholtz Efforts in Lighting Retail Channels

James Fleming, CEO of Camelot Consulting Group, Asheville, NC, has announced an exclusive  agreement with European Design Leader, Eichholtz, to manage business development and sales management within…
Bienenstock Library Board of Directors, High Point
2021 Board of Directors: Clockwise, from L to R: Christi Spangle, Caroline Hipple, Nancy Fire, Leslie Newby, Elizabeth Scruggs and Sarah Stevenson.

Bienenstock Library Names Board of Directors Updates

The Bienenstock Furniture Library has announced updates to its board of directors effective this month, according to Executive Director Karla Jones. Among its ongoing initiatives as a furniture and…
Karen Brams, International Casual Furnishings Association
The ICFA has named Karen Brams as Chairman of its Retail Council

ICFA Names Karen Brams to Chair Retail Council

Karen Brams, President of Island Living & Patio in West Palm Beach, FL, is serving as the 2021 Chair of the International Casual Furnishings Association Retail Council following four years as a…
Jean Turriff
Jean Turriff

Eurofase Adds Jean Turriff to Management Team

Eurofase shared another recent addition to its management team, Jean Turriff, Business Development Manager, Commercial Lighting. Jean has spent most of her 20-plus year career in sales and management…