From Home Furnishing Business
ICFA Names 2014 Retail Leadership Council
Kristine Schultz-Hutchinson of Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif., will serve as the council's 2014 chairman. Mary Beth Singleton, Tropic Aire Patio Gallery, West Columbia, S.C., will serve as vice chairman.
ICFA membership includes all sectors of the casual furnishings industry, including retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, sales representatives, designers and media associates. The Retail Council provides leadership for programming and services designed to meet the needs of the industry’s retail stores.
New members joining the council in 2014 include Brad Schweig, Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas, Texas; David Jacobs, Jacobs Upholstery and Patio, Spokane, Valley, Wash.; Debs Pedigo, The Firehouse Casual Living Store, Charlotte, N.C.; Brian Lawrence, Emigh’s Casual Living, Sacramento, Calif.; Jessica Salisbury, Village Green, Rockford, Ill.; and Tom Vielbig, Backyard Living, Ridgewood, N.J.
Continuing their service on the council are Bruce Aronson, Pool & Patio Center, Metairie, La.; Cathy Galbreath, ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.; Garrett Wallace, Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, Irving, Texas; Bruce Erickson, Williams All Seasons, Highland Park, Ill.; Gail Williams, Sunshine Furniture, Vero Beach, Fla.; Paul DeMerlis, The Sign of the Skier, Toronto, Ontario; and Mary Fruehauf, Fruehauf’s Patio & Garden, Boulder, Colo.