People in the News

row of Millennials sitting
(Photo: Shutterstock photo #606781667 by livertoon)

How to Retain Young Employees

When it comes to keeping Millennials happy in the workplace, misconceptions about the cohort abound. Some think that retaining younger employees means you need to offer them weekly trophies, free…
Megan Streba A.R.T. Furniture
Megan Streba

A.R.T. Furniture Appoints Megan Streba to Director of Marketing

A.R.T. Furniture announced this week the appointment of Megan Streba to the position of Director of Marketing. In addition to her current responsibilities as E-Commerce Specialist, Streba’s new role…
Designer Share team poses for a photo
The Designer Share team from left to right: model and content curator Nicole Ross, intern Michelle Stephens, CEO and co-founder Sarah Perkins, Community Manager Danielle Metzler and Chairman and co-founder Bill Meyer. (Photo: Roxy Yang)

The Generational Tightrope: Working With Millennials

At 9 a.m. on a Monday morning, two co-founders, a community manager and an intern gather around a wooden table at their Chicago office. Each one has a laptop sitting in front of them, but no one…
John Scarsella A.R.T Furniture
John Scarsella

A.R.T. Furniture Promotes John Scarsella to Midwest Regional Sales Manager

A.R.T. Furniture, the casegoods and upholstered furniture manufacturer, announced this week the promotion of John Scarsella to Midwest Regional Sales Manager. In this role, Scarsella will support…

Quoizel Promotes Howard Greenberg

Quoizel's Howard Greenberg, who was National Sales Manager, was promoted to Executive Director of Retail Sales and Builder/Contract Division. Greenberg started working for Quoizel in 2005 as a Sales…
Rob Rosenquist

Surya Hires New VP of Sales

Surya last week appointed Rob Rosenquist to the position of Vice President of Sales. As an executive sales leader with 23 years of experience in business development, sales operations, channel…

Spectra Home Hires New Marketing Manager

Spectra Home announced this week that it has hired Gregory Curry as its new Marketing Manager. Curry replaces Priya Inman, who has left the company. Curry has a background in marketing, sales and…
Tina Nicole, Lead Designer at Nathan Anthony Furniture, is among the World’s Leading Design Names for 2018.

Nathan Anthony Co-founder Named to World’s Leading Designers List

Nathan Anthony Furniture last week announced that Lead Designer and Co-founder Tina Nicole has been named to The World’s Leading Design Names for 2018 by Design et al magazine. This fall, Nicole…
Michael Majchrzak

Nora Lighting Names New National Sales Manager, Commercial Division

Nora Lighting CEO Fred Farzan announced this week the appointment of Michael Majchrzak as the company’s new National Sales Manager for Commercial Accounts. Majchrzak has more than 30 years of…
Gregory Heller

Theodore Alexander Appoints New Chief Creative Officer

Theodore Alexander today announced that Gregory Heller is joining the company as Chief Creative Officer. In the newly created position, Heller will direct and coordinate product management…