From Home Furnishing Business
Graves Joins Paladin as VP, Sales & Marketing
Industry veteran Richard Graves has joined upholstered furniture manufacturer Paladin Industries as vice president of sales and marketing.
Previously, Graves has held senior positions at Miles Talbott, Southern Furniture, Lexington Home Brands; and was one of the founders of the retail venture, JC Penney Portfolio Home Furnishings, a 14-store chain.
"I have known Paladin Industries and the Bolicks for a long time, and they truly make a wonderful, fashion forward product, I am very proud to be associated with such a talented and skilled group of folks," Graves said.
"Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our management team, not only from a manufacturing prospective but also from a retailers point of view," said Tim Bolick , president and CEO of Paladin, Hiddenite, N.C. "As we look to grow our business in this and coming years, Richard and the sales team will play a significant role in that effort and success."
"Along with Shea Teague, VP-operations, our team is now complete with the addition of Richard as VP sales and marketing, we are excited about our future as we implement some new and fresh marketing ideas and sales programs for our customers," said Elaine Bolick , vice president of merchandising.
Paladin Industries, which makes medium to medium-high-end upholstered and leather product has showrooms in High Point and Las Vegas.